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Michael Schudson

AKA Michael Steven Schudson

Born: 3-Nov-1946
Birthplace: Milwaukee, WI

Gender: Male
Race or Ethnicity: White
Occupation: Sociologist

Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Discovering the News

    University: BA, Swarthmore College (1969)
    University: MA Sociology, Harvard University (1970)
    University: PhD Sociology, Harvard University (1976)
    Professor: University of Chicago (1976-80)
    Professor: University of California at San Diego (1980-2009)
    Professor: Journalism, Columbia University (2009-)

    American Academy of Arts and Sciences

Author of books:
Discovering the News: A Social History of American Newspapers (1978, media studies)
Watergate in American Memory: How We Remember, Forget, and Reconstruct the Past (1992, politics)
Advertising, the Uneasy Persuasion: Its Dubious Impact on American Society (1993, media studies)
The Power of News (1995, media studies)
The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life (1998, history)
The Sociology of News (2003, social studies)
Why Democracies Need an Unlovable Press (2008, media studies)

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