Dr. Mary Jane Pardue


Media, Journalism and Film

Role: Faculty Emeritus
Campus: Springfield



  • DA, English, Middle Tennessee State University
  • MA, English, Middle Tennessee State University
  • BS, English Education, The University of Tennessee – Nashville


  • JRN 270 Introduction to Journalism
  • JRN 370 News Reporting and Writing
  • JRN 375 Feature Writing
  • JRN 376 Business Reporting
  • JRN 572 Public Affairs Reporting
  • MED 581 Issues in Media Ethics


Professional experience

  • Member/former board member, Society for Advancing Business Editing and Writing
  • Author, Who Owns the Press: Investigating Public vs. Private Ownership of America's Newspapers, 2010

Research and professional interests

  • Business journalism
  • Local/family-owned newspaper journalism