Pavlik, John V.

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PAVLIK, John V. American. Genres: Business/Trade/Industry, Communications/Media. Career: American Family Insurance Group, Madison, WI, public relations officer, 1977-78; University of Minnesota- Twin Cities, Minneapolis, instructor in journalism, mass communication, and marketing, 1981-82; Pennsylvania State University, University Park, assistant professor of communications, 1982-88, graduate studies director for the School of Journalism, 1984-86; Columbia University, Freedom Forum Media Studies Center, NYC, associate director for research and technology studies, member of editorial board, and developer of computer software, 1988-94, director of library, 1988-93, co-director of research group, 1990-94; San Diego State University, professor of communication and director, School of Communication, both 1994-95; Center for New Media, Columbia University, executive director, 1995-; Columbia University, Graduate School of Journalism, professor, 1995-. Publications: Public Relations: What Research Tells Us, 1987; (ed. with E.E. Dennis) Media Technology: A Freedom Forum Center Reader, 1993; (ed. with F. Williams) The People's Right to Know: Media, Democracy, and the Information Highway, 1994; New Media Technology: Cultural and Commercial Perspectives, 1996. Contributor to books. Contributor of articles and reviews to professional journals. Address: Center for New Media, 2950 Broadway, Columbia University, New York, NY 10027, U.S.A.