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Bruce Garrison is the author of a series of journalism and mass communication books including Professional Feature Writing (2010), Online News and the Public (2004), Computer-Assisted Reporting (1998), Successful Strategies for Computer-Assisted Reporting (1996), Professional News Reporting (1992), Advanced Reporting: Skills for the Professional (1992), and Professional News Writing (1990). He also authored Sports Reporting (1993) and co-authored Latin American Journalism (1991), as well as numerous book chapters and journal articles.

He serves on the editorial boards of Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly and the Newspaper Research Journal.

Garrison also supervises several student writing Web sites:

He was a Research Fellow at Shanghai International Studies University in 2012 and he received a Fulbright Scholar grant and taught at Shanghai International Studies University in 2004-05. He continues to be an occasional guest lecturer at universities in China.


Ph.D. degree in journalism from Southern Illinois University.

M.S. degree in journalism from University of Tennessee.

Research Interests

Research focus includes:

  • new technology and newsgathering
  • journalists and their use of the Internet
  • journalism ethics
  • international journalism
  • news reporting about the environment and national parks
  • sports journalism

Featured Publications

Peer-Reviewed Journal Article

Ramaprasad, J., Garrison, B., and Liu, Y. (2012). Ethical use of new technologies: Where do Indian journalists stand? Asian Journal of Communication. 22(1), 98-114.