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Current Institutional Affiliation(s)
Department of Media Studies
University of San FranciscoSan Francisco, California, United StatesChair
Dorothy Kidd, Associate Professor at Dept of Media Studies at the University of San Francisco, received her Ph.D. in Communication from Simon Fraser University in Vancouver, Canada. She has published in the areas of political economy of media, feminist media and social change and alternative/community media. Her articles have been published in both academic and popular edited books and journals. She has also worked extensively in community radio and video production. Her areas of interest include democratic and participatory communications, media and globalization, and social movement communications.
Publications and Resources
- Dorothy Kidd. The Independent Media Center: A New model. Media Development. 2004.
- Dorothy Kidd. Indymedia.org: The Development of the Communication Commons. Democratic Communiqué. 2002.
- Dorothy Kidd. The Value of Alternative Media. Peace Review. 1999.
- Clemencia Rodríguez, Bernadette Barker-Plummer, Dorothy Kidd. Media Democracy from the Ground Up: Mapping Communication Practices in the Counter Public Sphere.
- Dorothy Kidd. "The Angels and the Public Interest." In Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News Media in the United States and Canada. Lexington Books, 2005.
- Dorothy Kidd, Francisco McGee, Danielle Fairbairn. "Clear Channel: The Poster Child for Everything that's Wrong with Consolidation." In Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News Media in the United States and Canada . Lexington Books, 2005.