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UGA journalism professor receives Deutschmann Award for research

Lee Becker, a professor of journalism in University of Georgia Grady College of Journalism and Mass Communication, recently received the 2013 Paul J. Deutschmann Award for Excellence in Research from the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication. 

Becker directs the James M. Cox Jr. Center for International Mass Communication Training and Research within UGA’s Grady College. Becker was the 24th recipient of the award since it was inaugurated in 1969. Previous recipients include Wilbur Schramm and Ralph O. Nafziger, founders of the field of journalism and mass communication, and prominent scholars such as George Gerbner, Jack M. McLeod, Steven Chaffee and Maxwell E. McCombs.