Matthew Jordan teaches media studies, cultural studies, film studies, sound culture and critical theory at Penn State University. He is the author of "Le Jazz: Jazz and French Cultural Identity" (2010), numerous articles and book chapters, and is the executive producer of the PSU Humanities Institute's documentary series, "HumIn Focus." He directs Penn State's News Literacy Initiative and hosts the podcast "News over Noise." His newest book is called "Danger Sound Klaxon!: The Horn that Changed History" (UVA Press).