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Les Hyder is professor of journalism at Eastern. Before coming to EIU in 1994 as chair of the journalism department, he taught at Southern Methodist University and the University of Tennessee at Knoxville. He has been a broadcast and print journalist and manager. His numerous awards include induction in the College Media Adviser Hall of Fame. He has taught in Great Britain and led Study Abroad classes. He has taught regular, online and honors sections of Journalism and Democracy, Public Relations and Society, Mass Media and Society, Journalism Ethics, and Freedom of Expression.


Les Hyder, Booth Library, 1960s, Exhibits


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