Dr. John Hatcher

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Professional title

Associate Professor

Bio

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.