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KU media law expert will join Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame

Source: 
Lawrence Journal World
Author: 
Staff Reports
Date: 
Friday, March 31, 2017

"A University of Kansas professor, former journalist and media law expert is being inducted into the Kansas Newspaper Hall of Fame.

KU professor of law and former dean of journalism Mike Kautsch is known for advocating transparency in government, according to the Kansas Press Association, which will present the award during its annual convention April 7 in Topeka.

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In 1979, Kautsch joined KU’s William Allen White School of Journalism as a visiting lecturer, moving through the ranks to become a full professor and eventually dean, a position he held until 1997. That year, Kautsch joined the KU School of Law faculty to start a program in media law and policy, which he has continued to coordinate." 

Faculty name: 
Mike Kautsch