Marcus Howard is an Associate Teaching Professor in the School of Journalism and an award-winning journalist who has written for Reuters, Los Angeles Times, Chicago Tribune, Minneapolis Star Tribune, and Savannah Morning News, among other media outlets. His scholarly interests focus on examining the role of media in democratization with an emphasis on race, culture, and social movements.
Marcus is also pursuing a doctorate at the University of Georgia, with a focus on political and international communication. During his studies, he worked as a graduate assistant with the university’s University of Oxford study abroad program in the United Kingdom.
His media literacy book, How Journalists and the Public Shape our Democracy: From Social Media and ‘Fake News’ to Reporting Just the Facts, was published in 2019 by the Georgia Humanities Council in association with the Atlanta Press Club.