Douglas McLennan is an arts journalist and is the founder and editor of ArtsJournal.com and writes the blog Diacritical. He is also the executive director of the Center for Arts, Media & Audience at the University of Southern California and a frequent speaker on issue in arts journalism and changing culture in the digital age.
works as a freelance arts critic and reporter for Oregon-based publications, a social media consultant for arts groups and as an instructor of journalism at the University of Oregon. As a teacher, she focuses on 21st-century journalism tools to inform how her students write about the arts. She has a degree in literary nonfiction and is currently working on a book about the Oregon Shakespeare Festival.