Dr. Kenneth Blake

Associate Professor

Dr. Kenneth Blake
615-898-2226
Room Bragg 224, John Bragg Media and Entertainment Building (BRAGG)
MTSU Box 64, Murfreesboro, TN 37132

Degree Information

  • Ph.D., University of North Carolina, Chapel Hill (1997)
  • M.A., Marshall University, WV (1990)
  • B.A., Marshall University, WV (1988)

Areas of Expertise

Internet-based instruction
Mass media and society
Public opinion theory and methodology
Data journalism

Biography

Ken Blake, associate professor of journalism, earned his Ph.D. in Mass Communication in 1997 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He teaches courses in writing, reporting, data journalism, and empirical media theory. Additionally, he director of the MTSU Poll, a once-a-semester, scientifically valid telephone poll of Tennessee adults. The poll is funded by the Office of Communication Research and the MTSU School of Journalism. Dr. Blake's research interests include mass media...

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Ken Blake, associate professor of journalism, earned his Ph.D. in Mass Communication in 1997 from the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill. He teaches courses in writing, reporting, data journalism, and empirical media theory. Additionally, he director of the MTSU Poll, a once-a-semester, scientifically valid telephone poll of Tennessee adults. The poll is funded by the Office of Communication Research and the MTSU School of Journalism. Dr. Blake's research interests include mass media and society, public opinion theory and methodology, and Internet-based instruction. A former newspaper reporter, he earned his bachelor's and master's degrees in journalism at Marshall University in Huntington, W.Va.

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