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Maggie Jones Patterson

Professor of Journalism, Duquesne University

Maggie Jones Patterson, professor of journalism at Duquesne University, is former reporter for the Pittsburgh Press. She has co-authored four books, including Murder in our Midst: Comparing the Ethics of Crime Coverage in a Globalized Age (2021, Oxford University Press). She teaches Investigative Reporting, Media Ethics, Media Writing, and a course about gender in media, entitled Sex, Myth, and Media. She chairs the Duquesne University Student Publications Board, is President of the Pittsburgh Society of Professional Journalists chapter, and sits on the Boards of PublicSource, an online nonprofit news service for the Pittsburgh area, and the Women’s and Gender Studies program at Duquesne.


  • –present
    Professor of Journalism, Duquesne University