Tatge's research interests include the impact of social media on journalism, society, and the public interest.
Faculty and Staff
|Department:||School of Journalism and Mass Communications
College of Information and Communications
School of Journalism and Mass Communications
B.A., Sociology, Western Illinois University
M.A. Journalism, Ohio State University
M.B.A., Management, Ohio University
Mark Tatge is the former senior editor in charge of print, video and Web operations for Forbes Magazine and Forbes.com in Chicago. He reported at The Wall Street Journal, the Cleveland Plain Dealer, Dallas Morning News and Denver Postguest, and was a guest pundit on ABC, CNBC, MSNBC, CNN, FOX and PBS stations. Tatge is also the founder of Deadline Reporter Media, a digital media consulting firm.
Tatge is a big fan of the Socratic method as a way to stimulate critical thinking skills and help illuminate ideas; asking questions is the first step toward finding answers. He likes to integrate multimedia into his teaching to make learning fun for students. He believes that when learning is fun rather than chore, people remember what they learn. Tatge's teaching interests include investigative reporting, business and economics journalism, media law, First Amendment and multimedia storytelling.
Tatge, Mark. (2011). The New York Times reader: Business and economics. Washington, DC: CQ Press.
Member, Society of American Business Editors and Writers
Member, Online News Association
Member, Investigative Reporters and Editors
Member, Society of Professional Journalists
Former Board of Governors, Society of American Business Editors and Writers
Tatge loves skiing, fly fishing, spy stories and mysteries. He resides in Chicago with his wife, Julie, four cats and a golden retriever.