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IU Bloomington

James Kelly

The Media School

Expert Bio

Jim Kelly is associate professor and director of undergraduate studies in The Media School at Indiana University, where he teaches photojournalism and healthcare reporting. His research examines audience perceptions of photojournalism ethics. A former newspaper and wire service photographer, he is the former editor of Visual Communication Quarterly and has headed five Citizen Exchanges for the U.S. Department of State that trained working journalists in South Asia and East Africa on social issues reporting including HIV/AIDS. He is a Herman Frederic Lieber Distinguished Teaching Professor and received received his Ph.D. in mass communication from IU in 1990.

Areas of Expertise

Photojournalism, photojournalism ethics, HIV/AIDS reporting, health care reporting, experiential learning.

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