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Silvio R. Waisbord Faculty Member

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Silvio Waisbord is Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University. He is the author and editor of sixteen books, published in English and Spanish, including more recently Communication: A Post-Discipline (Polity, 2019) and Routledge Companion to Media and Scandals (edited with Howard Tumber, Routledge, 2019), and over 100 journal articles, book chapters, and newspaper columns. His forthcoming book A Communication Manifesto will be published by Polity Press in Fall 2019. He is the former Editor-in-Chief of the Journal of Communication and the International Journal of Press/Politics. He has lectured and worked in more than 30 countries in the Americas, Europe, Asia and Africa. He is a Fellow of the International Communication Association. He has served in the Advisory Board of the Latin American program of Open Society Foundations. He holds a Licenciatura in sociology from the Universidad de Buenos Aires, and Ph.D. in sociology from the University of California, San Diego.

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