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Shaun Schafer


Journalism and Mass Communication, Politics and Media


Journalism ethics, Libel and slander law, News and editorial, Media ethics, Privacy law, Media management, Social trends in media, Multimedia and convergent journalism, Electronic dissemination

Degree: Ph.D.

Title: Professor, Chair

Department: Journalism and Technical Communication


Office Phone: 303-615-0198

Mobile Phone: 918-607-6594

Interviewed by: DailyFinance (AOL subsidiary), Wall Street Journal, 9NEWS, The New York Times


Shaun Schafer teaches Beginning Reporting and Ethical & Legal Issues in Journalism. Schafer has taught at Metropolitan State University of Denver since 2006.

Schafer previously worked as a reporter and editor in Chicago, San Francisco, Kansas City, Mo., Fort Smith, Ark., Tulsa, Okla., Brisbane, Australia, and Sydney, Australia. He previously taught journalism at Oklahoma State University before joining MSU Denver as an affiliate faculty member in 2006.

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