Marc Edge is an international journalism
educator, media critic, and counterpropagandist from Vancouver,
Canada, who has taught at seven universities in four countries.
He was most recently a Senior Lecturer and Head of Journalism at
the University of the South Pacific in Suva, Fiji. He is the author
of three books, the most recent being Asper Nation: Canada's
Most Dangerous Media Company, which was published in 2007 by
New Star Books. From 1974 to 1993, Marc was a newspaper journalist
for the Vancouver Province and the Calgary Herald.
After taking early retirement at age 38, Marc fulfilled a long-time
dream by sailing to the South Pacific aboard his 40-foot ketch,
Markenurh. He then studied for his doctorate and taught
at Ohio University, winning the 2002 Dissertation Award of the American
Journalism Historians Association. His dissertation was published
as his first book, Pacific Press: The Unauthorized Story of
Vancouver's Newspaper Monopoly. From 2001-04, Marc was an Assistant
Professor in the School of Communication and Information at Nanyang
Technological University in Singapore. He has also taught at Simon
Fraser University, the University of Texas at Arlington, Thompson
Rivers University, and Sam Houston State University.