Matt Duffy

Dr. Matt J. Duffy researches social media and international communication law, with a focus on the Arab world. He teaches journalism at Georgia State University, where he is a fellow with the Center for International Media Education. His academic work has been published in the Journal of Middle East Media, the Journal of Mass Media Ethics, and the Newspaper Research Journal. Duffy is writing a book, "Media Laws of the UAE," for the Encyclopedia of Media Laws series. He received a PhD in Public Communication from Georgia State University in the United States, where he studied the use of unnamed sources in journalism. Duffy sits on the board of directors of the Arab-United States Association for Communication Educators, an organization that aims to improve journalism in the Middle East.