About the Author
Emmanuel C. Alozie (Ph.D., University of Southern Mississippi) has worked professionally in public relations, advertising and journalism and has taught mass communication for two decades. His research interests are in international/intercultural communications, advertising/publication relations (strategic communication), journalism, and new media with emphasis on the role of mass media and new technologies in nation building, international relations/policies, reconciliation and national development. A former assistant editor with Democratic Communique, Alozie is widely published and has presented at academic conferences. He has refereed, and reviews, scholarly works and sits on a number of editorial boards. An award winning teacher and researcher, Alozie has received fellowships from the Freedom Forum, the American Press Institute, Cap-Cities/ABC, Inland Press Association, Dow Jones Newspaper Fund and the Poynther Institute.