Marc Edge is an Associate Professor
of Media and Communication at the University of Malta. He has now
taught at universities in five countries. He was previously a Professor
of Media and Communication at University Canada West in Vancouver.
Prior to that he was Roger Tatarian Endowed Faculty Scholar in Journalism
at California State University, Fresno. He is the author of five
books, including Pacific Press; Asper Nation;
Red Line, Blue Line, Bottom Line; and Greatly Exaggerated.
His fifth book, The News We Deserve, was published
in late 2016. From 1974 to 1993, Marc was a newspaper reporter and
editor 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. From 2001-04, Marc was an Assistant Professor
in the School of Communication and Information at Nanyang Technological
University in Singapore. He was an Associate Professor in the Department
of Mass Communication at Sam Houston State University from 2007-2011
and Head of Journalism at the University of the South Pacific in
Suva, Fiji for 18 months from 2011-2012 before drawing the ire of
that country's military dictatorship.