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SMW 2014 - SPJ: Mike Farrell

Mike Farrell

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Director, Scripps Howard 1st Amendment Center, UK

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Twitter: @UKJouProf


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.