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David Dixon, Ph.D.

Chair of the Department of Communication; Professor of Journalism, Broadcasting and New Media Production

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ddixon@messiah.edu

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Interest and areas of expertise
    • Interests include political effects of religious media; missionary media especially in Africa; visual storytelling; media law and ethics
    • Additional interest in African students, especially church history and media.
    • Student Media advisor for 15 years
    • Regular panelist at National College Media Convention
    • President of Advisers of Christian College Media
    • Hobbies: Photography, road biking, hiking, camping
      Education
      • Ph.D. in Mass Communication
        Indiana University
      • M.A. in Communication
        Wheaton College
      • B.A. in Communication
        Messiah College
      Classes I teach

        • COMM 105- Fundamentals of Oral Communication
        • COMM 112- Newswriting
        • COMM 207- Communication Design
        • COMM 247- Writing for Mass Media
        • COMM 342- Intercultural Communication
        • COMM 365- Media Law and Ethics
        • COMM 372- Alternative Approaches to Journalism