Matthew S Weber
Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication
206 Church St SE
111 Murphy Hall
Matthew Weber is an Associate Professor in the Hubbard School of Journalism and Mass Communication and is the Cowles Endowed Fellow of Media Management. Matthew is a computational social scientist and an expert on organizational change in news media. He has conducted a number of large-scale longitudinal studies examining change strategies employed by media organizations. He has also examined how news media organizations evolve through changes in media production as well as changes in hiring patterns. His recent work focuses on local news organizations and changes in pattern of local news dissemination. Matthew is also leading an initiative to provide researchers with improved access to social media datasets, including development of new tools for research. His work is funded by the National Science Foundation, William T. Grant Foundation, Institute of Museum and Library Services, and others. Matthew’s work has been widely published in leading academic journals, as well as in the popular press. Matthew received his PhD in 2010 from the Annenberg School of Journalism and Communication at the University of Southern California.