Brad Yates


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I am a tenured associate professor (see vita) in the Department of Mass Communications and Theatre Arts at the University of West Georgia. I completed my Ph.D. in the College of Journalism and Communications at the University of Florida (GO GATORS!). My research interests include media literacy, mass communication education and the social effects of television. This web site highlights my educational background, professional experience, and personal interests. Click the links to the left to navigate through the web site.

Fall 2006 Courses:
COMM 3350-Telecommunication & Electronic Media Industries (TR 2:00-3:15 p.m.)
COMM 4452-Advanced Television Production (T 5:30-8:00 p.m.)
COMM 4454-Media Law (TR 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.) (Sample Research Paper)

Spring 2007 Courses:
COMM 3351-Radio Program Production (TR 2:00-3:15 p.m.)
COMM 3353-Television Production II (T 5:30-8:00 p.m.)
COMM 4454-Media Law (TR 11:00 a.m.-12:15 p.m.)

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Quick Links

AEJMC                American Express

   Healing a nation: Deconstructing Bruce Springsteen's The Rising

AOL                    Backstreets (The Boss Web Site)                                                                                   

BEA                    Brooke Burke

Chronicle of Higher Education

Discover Card     Gatorzone

Google                NCA

Q-100 FM            Reese Witherspoon                                                                                                           

Wachovia            Yahoo!

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This page was last updated on 09/18/06.

B.L. Yates 2006