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Eric Freedman

Associate Professor, School of Journalism, Michigan State University

Eric Freedman is associate professor of journalism and former associate dean of International Studies and Programs. During his 20-year reporting career, he covered public affairs, environmental issues and legal affairs for newspapers in New York and Michigan, winning a Pulitzer Prize for coverage of a legislative corruption scandal. He teaches public affairs reporting, international journalism, feature writing and media law. Freedman earned his bachelor’s degree in government from Cornell University, his law degree from New York University and his master’s degree in resource development from MSU. Internationally, he has taught journalism as a Fulbright senior scholar in Lithuania and Uzbekistan and led workshops and seminars for professional journalists in Central Asia.

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