Chris Atton

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Birthday
10, 1959
Birthplace
Rotherham, England
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Birthday
10, 1959 (age 59)
Birthplace
Rotherham, England

About

A professor at Edinburgh Napier University, he is known for his teachings and writings on the topics of alternative media and media ethics. His scholarly publications include Alternative Journalism (2008) and Alternative Media (2002).

Before Fame

He received Master's degrees in both Mass Communications (from the University of Leicester) and Latin Studies (from the University of Edinburgh). He went on to work as a librarian and a translator of Latin texts.

Trivia

His publications include Writing about Listening: Alternative Discourses in Rock Journalism (2009) and An Alternative Internet (2004).

Family Life

He was born in Rotherham, Yorkshire, England. He married Susan Jarvis-Atton.

Associated With

He and Canadian author Marshall McLuhan both wrote, theorized, and taught on the topic of mass media.