Critical Media Studies and Public Policy
Matt Crain is a doctoral student at the Institute of Communications Research at the University of Illinois, Urbana-Champaign. Matt is interested in the changing structures and technologies of the media and communication industries and the regulatory systems that shape them. He teaches courses in media literacy and digital media at Illinois and has presented research on media ownership and video web logging at Academic Research for Media Reform and the Chicago Ethnography Conference respectively. Matt holds a master's degree in new media studies from DePaul University and a bachelor's degree in multimedia production from Bradley University.
Crain, M. (2009). The Rise of Private Equity Media Ownership in the United States: A Public Interest Perspective. International Journal of Communication, 3. http://ijoc.org/ojs/index.php/ijoc/article/view/381