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John Hatcher

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John Hatcher

Associate Professor
Journalism
Department of Writing Studies
College of Liberal Arts
University of Minnesota Duluth

Office: Cina 104A
Phone : (218) 726-7325
E-Mail: jhatcher@d.umn.edu

Dr. Hatcher’s research focuses on the sociology of news and, more specifically, the relationship between the community and the journalist. He has examined these relationships through a comparative analysis of community journalism in Norway, South Africa, and the United States. He is the co-editor of Foundations of Community Journalism (Sage Publications) with Bill Reader of Ohio University. He has been published in peer-reviewed journals including American Journalism, Journalism & Mass Communication Educator and Community Journalism.