Christopher R Terry

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Christopher Terry received his Ph.D. from UW-Madison in 2012. He spent 15 years in broadcast radio, and his research includes policy, regulatory and legal analysis of media ownership, media content and political advertising. He has published articles in a variety of journals and has been a frequent conference presenter. Terry served for six years as a lecturer at the University of Wisconsin-Milwaukee before becoming an assistant professor of Media Law at the University of Minnesota’s School of Journalism and Mass Communication. His research has earned top paper awards from the Law Division of the National Communication Association (NCA), the Law and Policy Division of the International Communication Association (ICA), and has received financial support from both the Industry Research Forum of AEJMC and the Center for Information Policy Research.


  • FCC Policy
  • FEC Policy
  • FTC Policy
  • Regulation
  • Digital Media
  • Journalism
  • Political Advertising
  • Media Ownership
  • Net Neutrality
  • 1st Amendment
  • Media Law
  • Free Speech

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Research Output 2008 2018

A tale of Two Models: Social Media Use by Radio Stations

Terry, C. R., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Radio's Second Century: A Reader. Hendricks, J. A. (ed.).

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Diversity on Display: Framing in the Gay Perspective Radio Program

Sugden, R. C. & Terry, C. R., 2018, In : Journal of Radio and Audio Media. 25, 2

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Flooding and Pollution: Metaphors in a Battle to Regulate Fake News

Terry, C. R., 2018, (Accepted/In press) Les fausses nouvelles, nouveaux visages, nouveaux défis. Comment déterminer la valeur de l’information dans les sociétés démocratiques ?. Sauvageau, F. & Thibault, S. (eds.). Presses de l'Université Laval

Research output: Chapter in Book/Report/Conference proceedingChapter

Lost in a Novelty Mug: US Telecom, the FCC and Policy Resolution for Net Neutrality

Terry, C. R., Memmel, S. & Turacek, A., 2018, (Accepted/In press) In : UC Hastings Communications and Entertainment Law Journal. 41, 1

Research output: Contribution to journalArticle

Activities 2018 2018

  • 1 Invited presentation

Net Neutrality: Then, Now Later

Christopher R Terry (Speaker)
Apr 5 2018

Activity: Talk typesInvited presentation