John V. Pavlik is a Professor at Rutgers University. He is past inaugural

Associate Dean for Research at Northwestern University in Qatar. He is

a member of the Advisory Board of the Global Communication Research

Institute at Shanghai Jiao Tong University, China. Pavlik has written widely

on the impact of new technology on journalism, media and society. His

books include Converging Media, Media in the Digital Age, Journalism and

New Media and The People’s Right to Know. He has written more than

100 journal articles and book chapters. He is co-developer of the Situated

Documentary, a form of location-based storytelling using the emerging mobile

and wearable technology known as Augmented Reality. He is a former

columnist for CNN.com and an executive producer for Fathom.com Pavlik's

Ph.D. (1983) and M.A. (1980) in mass communication are from the University

of Minnesota. His B.A. (1978) in journalism is from the University of

Wisconsin at Madison.