"Stanford Professors Debate the Role of Media in Trump Administra-
tion," Palo Alto Patch, February 2, 2017.  

"The President and the Media: How Should Journalists Cover Trump?" A panel discussion at Stanford University, February 1, 2017.  VIDEO

"Stanford experts on PresidentTrump and the media," Stanford News Service, January 30,
2017.  WEB LINK  PDFdocument pdf text icon

"On the Unfortunate Divide between Media Ethics and Media Law," paper presented to the Media Ethics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Commun-ication, August 2016, Minneapolis. 

Award "In Recognition of Outstanding Service and Dedication to the Media Ethics Division," Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication," August 2016, Minneapolis.  

In support of an open Internet in Europe; an open letter to European regulators, July 18, 2016.  WEB LINK

In support of "serious investigative journalists"; amicus brief submitted go the United States Court of Appeals for the Ninth Circuit, June 7, 2016.  PDFdocument pdf text icon    

In support of open Internet rules on First Amendment grounds; amicus brief submitted to the United States Court of Appeals for the District of Columbia Circuit, September 23, 2015.  WEB LINK

Chinese edition of Normative Theories of the Media to be published by Renmin University Press, probably in early 2018.

Donald M. Gillmor: A Personal Tribute. PDFdocument pdf text icon

Summit on Freedom of the  Press in the Twenty-First Century, April 12, 2013, University of Oregon; WEB LINK  published in Communi-cation Law and Policy, Autumn 2014. PDFdocument pdf text icon

"Journalism Education: Finding New Leaders for Changing Times," panel discussion, Graduate School of Journalism, University of California, Berkeley, November 18, 2011. VIDEO

Inducted into the University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication Hall of Fame, April 2011. PDF

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Normative Theories of the Media wins Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha Research Award for best research-based book on journalism/mass communication, August 2010. PDFdocument pdf text icon 

One of three finalists for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communi-cation's Tankard Book Award, August 2010. 

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Interview on KFNX-AM News-Talk Radio on the State of Investigative Reporting, March 19, 2010.  AUDIO

Chinese edition of The Idea of Public Journa


ism published in 2009. PDF

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Interview in The Jerusalem Post on why we don't want to equate a free press with free enterprise, July 21, 2009.  PDF

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Interview with New America Media on why diversity of journalism matters more than diversity in journalism, July 21, 2009.  WEB LINK

Interview with Independent Arts & Media on why we need a National Endowment for Journalism, May 2008.  WEB LINK

Lecture at the University of Southern California on the relationship between journalism ethics and journalism account-ability, October 2, 2005. VIDEO

Interview in Cuadermos de Información on the purpose of journalism education, 2002 (in Spanish). PDFdocument pdf text icon

Reprinted in Revista Iberoamericana de la Comunicación, Spring/Summer 2003 (in Spanish). PDFdocument pdf text icon 

Ted Glasser is professor emeritus in the Department of Communication, Stanford University, where for several years he was also affiliated with the Modern Thought and Literature Program.  For 14 years he directed Stanford’s Graduate Program in Journalism. 

His teaching and research focuses on media practices and performance, with emphasis on questions of press responsibility and accountability.  His several books include Normative Theories of the Media: Journalism in Democratic Societies, written with Clifford G. Christians, Denis McQuail, Kaarle Nordenstreng and Robert A. White, which won the Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha Award for Best Research-Based Book on Journalism/Mass Communication; Custodians of Conscience: Investigative Journalism and Public Virtue, written with James S. Ettema, which also won the Frank Luther Mott-Kappa Tau Alpha Award as

 well as the Society of Professional Journalists’ Sigma Delta Chi Award for Research about Journalism and Pennsylvania State University’s Bart Richards Award for Media Criticism; The Idea of Public Journalism, acollection of essays based on a symposium held at Stanford in 1996; Public Opinion and the Communication of Consent, edited with Charles T. Salmon; and Media Freedom and Accountability, edited with Everette E. Dennis and Donald M. Gillmor.

His research, commentaries and book reviews have appeared in a variety of publications, including Journalism Studies; Journal of Communication; Journalism: Theory, Practice and Criticism; Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly; Critical Studies in Media Communication; Journal of Media Ethics; Policy Sciences; Journal American History; Quill; Nieman Reports and The New York Times Book Review.  He is currently serving on the editorial boards of seven academic journals. 

In 2002-2003 he served as president of the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.  He had earlier served two terms as a vice president and chair of the Mass Communication Division of the International Communication Association.  He has held visiting faculty appointments as a Senior Fulbright Scholar at the Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Israel; as the Wee Kim Wee Professor of Communication Studies at Nanyang Technological University, Singapore; and at the University of Tampere, Finland.  

 On campus, he was for 19 years a member of the board of directors of The Stanford Daily Publishing Corporation, including a brief stint as board chair; and for nine years a member of the program committee of the John S. Knight Fellowships program for mid-career journalists.  Locally, he served for 15 years as a member of the board of directors of Cable Co-op, the cooperatively owned and operated cable system that served Palo Alto, Stanford and neighboring towns.  He continues to serve on the Advisory Council of the Mid-Peninsula Community Media Center.        

He came to Stanford in 1990 from the University of Minnesota, where he taught in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication and served as the founding associate director of the Silha Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law.  His first faculty appointment was at the University of Hartford.  He received his Ph.D. in 1979 from the University of Iowa, where in 2011 he was inducted into the School of Journalism and Mass Communication’s Hall of Fame, an honor he shares with, among many others, George Gallup, Wilbur Schramm and Hanno Hardt, his mentor and academic adviser at Iowa.