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Figure/Ground interview with Christine M. Tracy

Figure/Ground interview with Christine M. Tracy

© Christine M. Tracy and Figure/Ground Communication. Dr. Tracy was interviewed by Gina Conley on June 5th, 2012 as part of the Figure/Ground scholarly interview series: Christine M. Tracy is a media ecologist, journalism professor, and a former reporter. She holds a Ph.D. from Rensselaer in Troy, NY, where she studied the evolution of media and worked as a founding editor of Computer-Mediated Communication, one of the Web’s first e-zines. Tracy wrote The Newsphere: Understanding the News and Information Environment (Peter Lang 2012) to combat disillusionment with news. She coined the word “newsphere” to depict a more dynamic, interactive, and responsible news environment that builds on the integral theories of scientist and phenomenologist Pierre... Show More


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