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Moritz, Marguerite

Professor Emerita/Emeritus


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  • Professor Moritz’s research interests include crisis communication, representations of marginalized groups and professional news practices in the digital era. Her research looks at professional ethics in both contemporary news and entertainment media. She examines the creation and use of still and video images in the digital era, the representations of women, gays and other marginalized groups, and the impact of crisis reporting on journalists and their subjects. She also works as an independent documentary writer and producer.


  • crisis and trauma reporting, media ethics, professional practices in news, representations of marginalized groups


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