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 Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication. His research has earned top paper awards from the Communication and Law Division of the National Communication Association (NCA), the Law and Policy Division of the International Communication Association (ICA), has received financial support from both the Industry Research Forum of AEJMC and the Center for Information Policy Research and was cited in briefs filed with the Supreme Court. He is currently serving as a Thurst Four research fellow for the Center for Quantum Networks.

Expertise related to UN Sustainable Development Goals

In 2015, UN member states agreed to 17 global Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs) to end poverty, protect the planet and ensure prosperity for all. This person’s work contributes towards the following SDG(s):

  • SDG 5 - Gender Equality
  • SDG 9 - Industry, Innovation, and Infrastructure
  • SDG 10 - Reduced Inequalities
  • SDG 16 - Peace, Justice and Strong Institutions
  • SDG 17 - Partnerships for the Goals

Research Interest Keywords

  • FCC Policy
  • FEC Policy
  • FTC Policy
  • Regulation
  • Digital Media
  • Journalism
  • Political Advertising
  • Media Ownership
  • Net Neutrality
  • 1st Amendment
  • Media Law
  • Free Speech
  • Section 230


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