|Dept:||Greenlee School Journalism/Communication|
|Office:||204c Hamilton |
613 Wallace Rd.
|Office Hours:||T: 10:45-11:30 a.m. (Zoom drop-in); Th: 11:15 a.m.-noon (office or Zoom drop-in). I'm flexible about phone, video or in-person appointment times outside of those blocks; email to schedule.|
Education: M.A., sociology with journalism emphasis (with distinction), University of Canterbury, Christchurch, New Zealand, 1992
B.S., news/editorial journalism and sociology, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, 1990
B.A., mathematics, Texas Christian University, Fort Worth, Texas, 1990
BioBrenda Witherspoon has a background in daily journalism, including both reporting and editing. Her master's research looked at New Zealand newspapers' coverage of ethnic relations in that country, and she has an ongoing interest in how journalists depict their own and others' cultures. She is also learning more about strength-based journalism, which encompasses a variety of emerging schools of thought.
Published: December 14, 2015