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Richard Craig, Ph.D.   
Professor
School of Journalism & Mass Communications
San José State University

         

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Office: DBH 108 | Phone: 408-924-3287 | E-mail: profcraig@profcraig.com
Fall 2017 Office Hours: Wednesday 4:30-6:00 p.m. (DBH209H); 
Thursday 11:45 a.m.-12:45 p.m. (DBH108), and by appointment

Thanks for stopping by to visit my page. This is the jumping-off point for students in my classes, home of information about my courses, projects and writings, and repository for all sorts of personal stuff of dubious value.

I am a former newspaper writer and editor, and received my Ph.D. from the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois in October 1995. For more information on me and my interests (but why would you want it?), click here

  • My book, Polls, Expectations and Elections: TV News Making in U.S. Presidential Campaigns, is available from Lexington Books. For more information about the book, click here. To order a copy from Amazon, click here.
  • My book News Writing and Reporting: The Complete Guide for Today's Journalist, co-authored with Chip Scanlan of the Poynter Institute, is available from Oxford University Press. Click here to read more about it, or click here to order a copy.


Course Materials for Fall Semester 2017
Click here for online versions of course syllabi and other information and materials for my Fall 2017 courses.
MCOM 72: Mass Communication & Society
JOUR 135: Reporting, Editing & Management (Spartan Daily)
MCOM 290: Mass Communication Theory

 
Course Materials for Spring Semester 2017
Click here for online versions of course syllabi and other information and materials for my Spring 2017 courses.
MCOM 72: Mass Communication & Society
MCOM 103: American Media History
JOUR 133: Editing and News Management 
JOUR 135: Reporting, Editing & Management (Spartan Daily)
MCOM 298: Special Studies in Mass Communications

 
Just For Fun 
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