Matthew Powers


University of Washington

Matt Powers is an assistant professor in the Department of Communication. His research interests include journalism studies, political communication and comparative media, and his writings have been published in Journal of Communication, Media, Culture & Society, and International Journal of Press/Politics, among others. His first book,NGOs as Newsmakers: The Changing Landscape of International News (2018), spotlights the ways NGOs are fueling important and original reporting while also contributing to some of the same stereotypes and power dynamics promoted by professional news practices.