Assistant Professor of Journalism, Washington and Lee University
Mark Coddington is an assistant professor in the Department of Journalism and Mass Communications at Washington and Lee University. He studies the sociology of digital journalism, exploring how journalists reconcile new practices and tools with enduring values and routines. He received his Ph.D. from the University of Texas at Austin, and he is a former newspaper journalist and Nieman Journalism Lab contributor. He has published in numerous academic journals and is working on a book on news aggregation.
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