Journalism Faculty

Larry Durst

Pictured: Larry Durst

Larry Durst is a PhD candidate in American Studies at Rutgers University-Newark. His research interests include critical and cultural theory; the entwined histories of media, technology, advertising, consumerism, corporatism, and popular culture in America; and the ways that Americans’ daily encounters with culture productions, consumer products, mass media, and their local environments affect the formation and reinforcement of American identities, ideologies, and social relations. Larry has spent the past forty years in the media industry as a creative director on many international and national brands at a variety of advertising and marketing agencies. He began his career in media as a “copy boy” in the New York bureau of a global wire service. Larry has taught courses on culture and media at Rutgers-Newark and the practice of advertising at the School of Visual Arts in New York. He was inducted into the Advertising Hall of Fame of New Jersey in 2018.

Fall 2022 Course: Introduction to Media Studies I 

[ Journalism ]Pictured: Juan Arredondo

Juan Arredondo

Juan Arredondo is a Colombian American documentary photographer who has chronicled human rights and conflict in Colombia, Venezuela, and Central…

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[ Journalism ]Pictured: Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee

Larry Jaffee has taught journalism and writing since the mid-1980s. At the New York Institute of Technology, where he taught…

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Gaiutra Bahadur

Gaiutra Bahadur is the author of the narrative history Coolie Woman: The Odyssey of Indenture, shortlisted in 2014 for the Orwell…

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[ Journalism ]Pictured: Troy Graham

Troy Graham

Troy Graham was a newspaper reporter for nearly twenty years. He spent a dozen years at The Philadelphia Inquirer, where his…

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[ Journalism ]Pictured: Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy

Carla Murphy spent 15 years as a social justice or local community reporter.  Murphy does journalism for or with low wealth or communities of color–not about them for other news audiences….

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[ Journalism ]Jim Pensiero

Jim Pensiero

F. James (Jim) Pensiero is a retired editor and news executive with 42 years of media-industry experience. He retired as…

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[ Journalism ]Dan Radel

Dan Radel

Born and raised at the Jersey Shore, I spent my early life working on fishing boats. I graduated from the…

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[ Journalism ]Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover

Robin Wilson-Glover has been involved in local news coverage for nearly 40 years. She has been a political reporter, an…

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