SMU Faculty Experts

Tony Pederson

Professor of Journalism
Belo Foundation Endowed Distinguished Chair in Journalism


Tony Pederson is a professor and the Belo Foundation Endowed Distinguished Chair in Journalism in Meadows School of the Arts at Southern Methodist University.

His teaching at SMU focuses on media ethics, and he has written extensively on the subject and serves as a local resource for media in the Dallas-Fort Worth area. He lectures and speaks frequently on mass media issues, especially relating to converging media. He is a longtime activist in First Amendment issues and international press freedom issues, especially in Latin America. He was president of the Inter American Press Association in 1999-2000.

Can Discuss:

  • Media ethics
  • Converging media
  • First Amendment issues

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