Director, Scripps Howard 1st Amendment Center, UK
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Mike Farrell is the director of the Scripps Howard First Amendment Center at the University of Kentucky and an associate professor in the School of Journalism and Telecommunications.
He was a reporter, city editor and managing editor during a 20-year career at The Kentucky Post. He regularly teaches News Reporting, Media Law, Journalism Ethics and Journalism History.
Mike won the college's Excellence in Teaching award in 2006. He has a bachelor's degree from Moody Bible Institute, Chicago, and his master's and doctorate from U.K. in the College of Communications and Information Studies.