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ANDERSON CURRICULUM VITAE Department of Media Culture College of Staten Island (CUNY) 2800 Victory Boulevard Staten Island, New York 10314 Christopher.Anderson@csi.cuny.edyu (347)-247-4223

ACADEMIC POSITIONS 2009College of Staten Island (CUNY), Assistant Professor of Communications 2009 City College of New York (CUNY), Adjunct Lecturer of Media and Communication Arts 2006-2008 Columbia University, Adjunct Lecturer, Department of the Core Curriculum

EDUCATION 2009 2006 1999

Columbia University, Ph. D. Communications Columbia University, M.Phil. Communications Indiana University, B.A. Political Science with Honors

AFFILIATED SCHOLARLY POSITIONS 2010Knight Media Policy Fellow, New America Foundation 2009Yale Law School Information and Society Project, visiting post-doctoral fellow 2009Harvard University Nieman Journalism Lab, staff blogger 2008-09 Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, lead researcher for report “The Reconstruction of American Journalism.,” by Michael Schudson and Len Downie

AWARDS 2010 2008 2007 2001 1999 1999

International Communications Association (ICA), Gene Burd Urban Journalism Research Prize. Columbia University, Presidential Graduate Student Teaching Award (finalist) Columbia University, Core Curriculum Award for Teaching Excellence Corporation for National Service, National All-Americorps Award (highest yearly honor for Americorps-VISTA volunteers) Phi Beta Kappa, Indiana University Wendell Wilkie Senior Scholarship (Highest departmental honor), Indiana University Department of Political Science, Bloomington, IN, May 1999

SMALL GRANTS 2010 “Journalistic Expertise, Journalistic Assemblage, Journalistic Aggregation.” PSC-CUNY Research Award ($4,681)

JOURNAL ARTICLES

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C.W. Anderson. “Web Production, News Judgment, and Emerging Categories of Online Newswork in Metropolitan Journalism,” accepted for publication in Journalism: Theory, Practice, Criticism C.W. Anderson. “Journalistic Networks and the Diffusion of Local News: The Brief, Happy News Life of the “Francisville Four,” Political Communication 27(3), pg. 289-309 Francesca Polletta, Bobby Pang Ching Chen, and C.W. Anderson. “Is Information Good for Deliberation? Link-Posting in an Online Forum," Journal of Public Deliberation 5(1),

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BOOK CHAPTERS Forthcoming C.W. Anderson. “From Indymedia to Demand Media: Journalism's Visions of its Audience and the Horizons of Democracy.” Michael Mandiberg, ed. Forthcoming C.W. Anderson. “Blowing Up the Newsroom: Ethnography in an Age of Distributed Journalism.” Making Online News: Newsroom Ethnography in the Second Decade of Internet Journalism . David Domingo and Chris Paterson, eds. (Peter Lang Publishing) 2010 2008 C.W. Anderson. “Grassroots Journalism on the Web: An Overview,” Making Our Media. Clemencia Rodriguez and Dorothy Kidd, eds. (Hampton Press) C.W. Anderson and Michael Schudson. “News Production and Organizations: Professionalism, Objectivity, and Truth Seeking,” Handbook of Journalism Studies. Karin Wahl-Jorgensen and Thomas Hanitzsch, eds. (Lawrence Erlbaum, ICA Handbook Series) C.W. Anderson. “Journalism: Expertise, Authority, and Power in Democratic Life,” The Media and Social Theory. David Hesmondhalgh and Jason Toynbee, eds. (Routledge) C.W. Anderson “Professionalization of Journalism,"The International Encyclopedia of Communication. Wolfgang Donsbach, ed. (Blackwell)

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WORK UNDER REVIEW C.W. Anderson. “Deliberative, Agonistic, and Algorithmic Audiences: Journalism's Vision of its Public in an Age of Audience Transparence.” Under second review from the International Journal of Communication.

PEER REVIWED CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS 2010 “Framing the Shield: A Comparative Content Analysis of Newspaper and Weblog Reporting on Attempts to Pass A Media Shield Law.” Paper Presented at the International Communications Association Conference, Singapore, SK, June 21-25 2010

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“Web Production, News Judgment, and Emerging Categories of Online Newswork in Metropolitan Journalism,” Paper Presented at the International Communications Association Conference, Singapore, SK, June 21-25 2010 “Principles of Journalistic Symmetry: Building News Networks Before and After the “Publication” of News.” Paper Presented at the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 23-24 2010 “Framing, Fields, and Attachment: What the Media ‘Does,’ and Why It Matters,” Paper presented at Media Sociology Forum, New York University, September 25 2009. “Journalistic Networks and the Diffusion of Local News: The Brief, Happy News Life of the ‘Francisville Four.’” Paper Presented at the International Communications Association Conference, Chicago, IL, May 21-25 2009 “Web Production, News Judgment, and Emerging Categories of Online Newswork in Metropolitan Journalism.” Paper Presented at the International Symposium on Online Journalism, Austin, TX, April 16-18 2009 "Like a Bird in Lime Twigs: On the Strange Tangle of Power and Authority in Mediia Research.” Paper Presented at the International Communications Association Conference, Montreal, Quebec, May 22-26 2008. “The Complex Core: Perspectives on Journalistic Knowledge and Higher Education,” Paper Presented at Higher Education and Social Change at the st Beginning of the 21 Century, European Science Foundation, Vadstena, Sweden, September 15-19, 2007. “Journalistic Professionalism, Knowledge, and Cultural Authority,” Paper Presented at the International Communications Association Conference, San Francisco, CA, May 24-28 2007. “Anarchism and Civil society: Fragmentation and the Public Sphere in an Age of Online Media,” Paper Presented at the Conscientious Objections: Communicating Dissent, Conference of the New York State Communications Association. “Journalism: Authority, Power and Democracy,” Paper presented at the Media Change and Social Theory conference, ESRC Centre for Research on SocioCultural Change, Oxford University, Oxford, UK, September 7-9, 2006 “Participatory Journalism on the Internet: A Content Analysis of Three Websites.” Union For Democratic Communications Conference, Florida Atlantic University, Boca Raton, FL, 3-6 November 2005

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WORK IN PROGRESS C.W. Anderson. Manuscript revision of “Breaking Journalism Down: Work, Authority, and Networking Local News, 1997-2009,” Columbia University doctoral dissertation.

C.W. Anderson. “Building the News: Discursive, Political, and Technological Assemblages In the Local News Ecosystem.” Journal article in preparation. Multi-part aggregation and reporting research project currently in progress. BOOK REVIEWS AND ESSAYS 2008 C.W. Anderson. Book review of “In Pursuit of Public Journalism: Theory, Practice, and Criticism,” by Taani Hass. Journalism Studies. 2004 C.W. Anderson. “The Indypendent Hits Fifty.” The New York City Indypendent (June 1-15, 2004) C.W. Anderson. “Books on Bush.” Left Turn (July-August 2004) C.W. Anderson “Book Review of “Camus and Sartre: The Story of a Friendship and the Quarrel That Ended It,” by Ronald Aronson. The New York City Indypendent (May 15-30, 2004)

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OTHER CONFERENCE PRESENTATIONS AND TALKS 2010 “From Indymedia to Demand Media: Participation, Surveillance, and the Transformation of Journalism.” Hackers on Planet Earth Conference. July 1618, 2010. New York, NY. 2010 “The Battle Between Crafted and Machine-Driven Content.” Invited speaker at the Media Mesh Conference. May 18-19, 2010. Toronto, Canada. “Unpacking: We Are All Journalists Now.” Invited panelist at The Future of Journalism: Unpacking the Rhetoric. April 30, 2010. Stanford Law School, Palo Alto, CA “Getting Inside (And Outside) The Exploding Newsroom.” Invited talk at Northwestern University Media, Technology, and Society Graduate Methodology Seminar. February 26, 2010. Evanston, IL. “The Future of Journalism Education.” Invited speaker at the Gelf Magazine forum on the future of journalism school. July 1, 2009. Brooklyn, NY “Precarity, Fragility, and Network Stabilization in the New Metropolitan Journalism.” Paper presented at the Rutgers University School of Communication and Information. New Brunswick, NJ, December 16, 2008. “Rebooting the News: Reconsidering An Agenda for 21st Century Civic Education,” Workshop Participant, Oct. 23-25, 2008. Philadelphia, PA “Stabilizing the News Network: Precariousness, Autonomy, and the Rationality Crisis in the New Metropolitan Journalism.” Paper presented at the Yale Information Society Project, New Haven, CT, October 14 2008.

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“Borderlines and Boundary Zones: Professional Rhetoric and the Drafting of a Journalistic ‘Shield Law,” Paper accepted for presentation at Politics 2.0: An International Conference, University of London, UK, April 17-18, 2008. “Inside the Exploding Newsroom: Towards The New Newsroom Ethnography,” Paper presented at Media Sociology Forum, New York University, November 2 2007. “Journalism and Education,” Panel organizer and moderator, Conversations an Communications: A Conference in Memory of James Carey, Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, 5 October 2007. Journalism that Matters: The DC Sessions, Workshop Participant, July 2007. “Dead Tress: Small Magazines and Newspapers in the Digital Age,” Presentation and panel organizer, Grassroots Media Conference, The New School, New York, NY, 24 February, 2007 “Sketches of a Sociological Inquiry into Blogging Ethics,” Paper presented at the Blogging and Online Journalism: New Media, New Challenges, New Ethics conference, University of Ohio Institute For Applied Ethics, Athens, OH, 6-9 April, 2006 “Blogging and College Newspapers,” Workshop participant, College Media Advisors 2006 National Conference, New York, NY, 16 March 2006 NORGS: Rethinking the Future of Local News in the 21 Century, Workshop participant, Annenberg School for Communication, Philadelphia, PA, March 9, 2006 “Legal and Political Challenges to Grassroots Journalism,” Presentation and panel organizer, Grassroots Media Conference, The New School, New York, NY, 15 April 2005 “Guerilla Journalism Ethics? A Path Towards Understanding.” Presentation and panel discussion, Conference on Independent Media, University of Texas at Austin, Department of Radio, Television and Film, 18 February 2005. “Blogging Truth to Power? Weblogs, Disinformation, and the Mainstream News Media.” Paper presentation, Halifax International Symposium on Media and Disinformation, Dalhousie University, Nova Scotia, Canada, 1-4 July 2004 “Indymedia and the Open Source Movement.” Presentation and panel discussion, Spectropolis: Mobile Media, Art and the City, PACE University, New York City, 27 September 2004 “Radical Media at the 2004 Republican National Convention.” Presentation and panel discussion, Independent Media at the Republican National Convention and Beyond, New York University September 10, 2004
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“Brad Will and the Independent Reporting Movement: Lessons and Victories Presentation at The Left Forum, Cooper Union, New York, NY, 10 March 2004 “Alternative Media in New York City: The 1940’s.” Presentation and panel discussion, Grassroots Media Conference, The New School, New York, NY, 28-29 February 2004

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CLASSES TAUGHT Entrepreneurial Journalism Introduction to the Media Introduction to Online Journalism Media Audiences Theory and Practice of Broadcast Journalism Introduction to Journalism Contemporary Civilization: Key Themes in Western Philosophy

SERVICE TO THE DISCIPLINE 2010Proposal reviewer, The Communication Review 2010Proposal reviewer, Northwestern University Press 2010 Invited partcipant, Aspen-Knight Commission “critique session for white paper on local journalism.” 2010Proposal reviewer, Routledge Communication Studies 2009Contributor, International Collaborative Dictionary of Communications 2009 Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. Organizing Committee, The Changing Dynamics of Public Controversies. 7 February, 2009 2008 Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism, Organizing Committee, Conversations and Communications: A Conference in Memory of James Carey. 5 October 2007. 2007Article Referee, Current Sociology

SERVICE TO THE UNIVERSITY 2009-2011 Undertook department-wide curricular review and rewrite for College of Staten Island-CUNY Journalism major. 2010Member, College of Staten Island Faculty Senate 2009 Member, Verrazano Faculty Advisory Committee. College of Staten IslandCUNY. 2006-2007 Selection Committee for “Shenton Undergraduate Essay Prize” for Contemporary Civilization, Columbia University, 2006-2007 2004-2006 Graduate School Advisory Council (GSAC) Representative, Communications PhD Program 2004-2006 Student Committee on University Expansion, Columbia University, New York, NY.

SERVICE TO THE COMMUNITY 2004-2008 Organizing Committee, Grassroots Media Conference, New York, NY

2001-2008 1999-2000

Editorial Board, New York City Indypendent, Americorps-VISTA Volunteer, Communities in Schools, Houston, TX.

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