Mitchell T. Bard

Assistant Professor of Journalism
Mitchell's research focuses on how the atomization of the 20th century mass media system has affected news in the 21st century, especially on television and the Internet. He has also published empirical analyses of the impact of the Citizens United decision on issue ads on Milwaukee radio stations.
Mitchell has extensive experience as a writer and editor for publications in a variety of media, including producing content for websites in the early years of the emergence of the Internet. He has served as a featured blogger for the Huffington Post since 2008.
Mitchell is completing his doctoral degree at the University of Wisconsin School of Journalism and Mass Communication, where he earned his M.A. He also holds a J.D. from the University of Miami School of Law and earned his B.A. from Brandeis University. The UW College of Letters and Science named him a teaching fellow, an honor given to the top 15 teaching assistants in the college. He also won the 2013 Guido Stempel Award for top graduate student paper from the Graduate Student Interest Group of AEJMC.