SILVIO WAISBORD

Professor in the School of Media and Public Affairs at the George Washington University, editor-in-chief of the Journal of Communication

He teaches at the School of Media and Public Affairs at George Washington University, United States. He is editor in chief of the Journal of Communication and held the same position in the International Journal of Press / Politics (2008-2014). He is the author or editor of ten books, including Vox Populista (Gedisa, 2013), Reinventing Professionalism: Journalism and News in Global Perspective (Polity, 2013) and Media Sociology: A Reappraisal (Polity, 2014). He has a doctorate in sociology from the University of California, San Diego and a degree in sociology from the University of Buenos Aires.