Patrick Howe is an Associate Professor in the Department of Journalism at Cal Poly, San Luis Obispo. He has 15 years of professional experience as a correspondent and editor for news organizations including the Associated Press and the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette. He received his Master’s Degree in Media Management from the University of Missouri-Columbia School of Journalism in 2011. Since 2012 he has served as faculty advisor to the Mustang News student newspaper. His academic work focuses on media economics, innovation and advertising, and he has served as an expert source for the Federal Trade Commission, Columbia Journalism Review, Harvard’s Nieman Journalism Lab and National Public Radio.