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Dan Kennedy

Dan Kennedy is a visiting assistant professor at Northeastern University's School of Journalism. He was the media critic for the Boston Phoenix from 1994 to 2005, and is a past winner of the National Press Club's Arthur Rowse Award for Press Criticism. He is also a commentator on media issues for "Greater Boston with Emily Rooney," on WGBH-TV (Channel 2). His 2003 book on dwarfism, Little People: Learning to See the World Through My Daughter's Eyes (Rodale), was praised by the Wall Street Journal, The Boston Globe and Child magazine. A close observer of how technological developments such as weblogs and podcasts are changing the media landscape, Kennedy writes a blog on media-related issues at

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