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Robert E. Trager University of Colorado, Boulder, USA

Robert Trager is professor and associate dean in the School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of Colorado at Boulder. His teaching areas are communication law, freedom of expression, and media institutions. Among Trager's publications are articles, chapters, and books concerning freedom of expression, libel, telecommunication regulation, media management, and First Amendment rights of students. He was founding editor of a law journal, Communication Law and Policy. Before joining the University of Colorado faculty, Trager was an attorney with a major cable television company, and practiced media law in Washington, D.C. Trager graduated from Stanford Law School and has a Ph.D. in journalism and mass communication from the University of Minnesota.