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Joe Saltzman is Professor of Journalism and Communications and the 
Director of the Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture (IJPC) (, a project of the Norman Lear Center
 at the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism. Saltzman is the author of "Frank Capra and the Image of the Journalist in American Film," and is the former associate dean at the Annenberg School. He is the co-author of the book "Heroes and Scoundrels: The Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture" (University of Illinois Press, 2015), written with Matthew C. Ehrlich. Saltzman received his B.A. in journalism from the University of Southern California and his M.S. from the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism. After working for several years as a newspaper reporter and editor, Saltzman joined CBS television in Los Angeles in 1964 ending up as the senior CBS producer for the five owned-and-operated CBS stations. For the next ten years, produced documentaries, news magazine shows, and daily news shows, winning more than fifty awards including the Columbia University-duPont broadcast journalism award (the broadcasting equivalent of the Pulitzer Prize), four Emmys, four Golden Mikes, two Edward R. Murrow Awards, a Silver Gavel, and one of the first NAACP Image awards.

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