Faculty member to discuss online ethnic media

 A Shippensburg University faculty member will discuss online ethnic media in a public program at 7 p.m. Nov. 27 in Orndorff Theatre in the Ceddia Union Building. 

  biswasDr. Masudul Biswas, assistant professor of communication/journalism, will present “Online Ethnic Media: Challenges and Opportunities.” His presentation is sponsored by the university’s Ethnic Studies Program. 

 He  joined Shippensburg in Fall 2011. His primary research interests include online news and politics, media diversity, social media and journalism/mass communication education. His research has appeared in scholarly journals including Journalism and Mass Communication Educator and Journal of New Communications Research.

 He earned his doctorate degree in media and public affairs from Louisiana State University.   

 For more information contact Dr. Ana Moraña, director of the Ethnic Studies Program, at 477-1478 or anmora@ship.edu