Ed Madison, School of Journalism and Communication

Ed Madison, School of Journalism and Communication

Ed Madison

Associate Professor
Interim Director, Journalism Master's Program
Practice Areas: Journalism, Media, Political Journalism

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Ed Madison is an academic expert in journalism and media. Ed is a founding producer at CNN. He spent 27 years as an executive producer/director of network television, film and commercial projects. An Apple Distinguished Scholar, Ed is currently working with a group of students on a project called “Don’t Wait for the Quake,” an outlet to measure how journalism can impact Oregonians’ attitudes toward earthquake preparedness.

Recent Media: 
New ‘Black Student Magazine’ made for Oregon, SW Washington (Oregon Public Broadcasting, Feb. 15, 2022)
A team of UO journalists goes deep on Measure 11, juveniles: Beat Check podcast (The Oregonian, Dec. 20, 2021)
How the pandemic may help more students see themselves as scientists (EdSurge, Dec. 7, 2021)
Gift brings journalistic skills to middle and high school students (Around the O, Feb. 15, 2018)
How a journalism class is teaching middle schoolers to fight fake news (The Conversation, June 15, 2017)
SOJC, COE team up to help kids analyze and write like journalists (Around the O, May 15, 2017)
University of Oregon engages the public to prepare for ‘The Big One’(MediaShift, Feb. 23, 2016)
How University of Oregon launched a video channel for books (MediaShift, June 1, 2015)
UO SOJC students partner with OPB to produce ‘NW Stories’ (Around the O, Dec. 18, 2014)
U of Oregon offers class to make students iPad pioneers (The Huffington Post, June 19, 2010)