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David Copeland

David CopelandA.J. Fletcher Professor and Professor of Communications
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As the demand for storytelling on a variety of platforms increases,  David Copeland turns to history to understand an interactive world. Copeland, a former journalist and media historian, focuses his research on the evolution of journalism. A prolific writer, he has written 12 books and dozens of book chapters and journal articles on the subject.


Ph.D. in Mass Communication Research, University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill
M.A. in Church History, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
M.A. in Divinity, Southeastern Baptist Theological Seminary
B.A. in History, Wake Forest University

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