Chair and associate professor of journalism
J. William and Mary Diederich College of Communication
Dr. William Thorn is a former newspaper reporter and editor who teaches History of American News Media, Religious Journalism and Public Affairs Reporting at Marquette. His research interests include electronic database networks for church documents, Catholics as a media audience, Catholic use of media at diocesan level, the effects of media on the religious imagination of children, and the church and Generation X.
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