Elliot King is professor and chair of the Department of Communication at Loyola University Maryland, where he is a founder of a M.A. program in Emerging Media. He has written six books and hundreds of articles about new technologies including Free for All: The Internetâ€™s Transformation of Journalism and Best Practices in Online Program Development, one of the first deep dives into online education. He is also the founder of the Media History Exchange, a social network and archive for media historians and chair of the Joint Journalism and Communication History Conference, an annual interdisciplinary conference for people studying media and communication history. He is currently writing a book about thought leadership in the age of social media. Follow him on Twitter @elliotkingphd. He blogs at university5dot0.com.