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Joan Deppa

Professor Emerita

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  • Ph.D. Michigan State University

Joan Deppa taught courses in news writing, reporting, critical perspective on news, communicating with computers (interactive multimedia), electronic publishing (print and web) and computer-assisted investigative reporting. She is the principal author of "The Media and Disasters: Pan Am 103," and has a strong interest in ethical issues relating to journalism including international media ethics. She enjoys long walks in the woods, reading mysteries and exploring cool websites.