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About Matthew Pressman

Matthew Pressman joined the faculty at Seton Hall in 2016, after receiving his Ph.D. in history from Boston University. He teaches courses in journalism history, journalistic practice, and writing.

Prior to his academic career, Pressman worked for eight years at Vanity Fair magazine, where he was an assistant editor and online columnist. He is the author of On Press: The Liberal Values That Shaped the News (Harvard University Press, 2018) In addition to publishing in academic journals, Pressman has written for TIME, The Atlantic, and The Washington Post.


Present Assistant Professor, Seton Hall University

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