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Three events have recently marked a powerful inflection point in Canadian journalism.
I recently had the honour of delivering this year’s Doctoral Lecture at the Department of Communication, University of Ottawa. Titled The good, the bad and the ugly of AI in journalism, the in-person talk on… Read More »AI in journalism doctoral lecture at University of Ottawa
My co-founder Mary Lynn Young and I shared the results of our research on journalism startups in Canada in this article marking the fifth anniversary of The Conversation Canada. Mary Lynn Young, University of British… Read More »Article on Canada’s journalism startups in The Conversation
I was fortunate to participate at the in-person Google Newsgeist event in Montreal, May 13-15. The conference opened on the evening of Friday May 13 with a series of lightning talks. My talk highlighted why… Read More »Newsgeist lightning talk on the paraphernalia of news
I was honoured to be a keynote speaker at the 27th International Congress of the Spanish Society of Journalism, held virtually in May 2021 due to the pandemic. The keynote, delivered in Spanish on May… Read More »Spanish Society of Journalism conference keynote
In this conversation with coach and author Caroline Stokes, we talked about the COVID-19 shock to the system for journalism, accelerating layoffs and closures across the board. In it, I argue that the crisis is… Read More »Coronavirus wake-up call for journalism
I am delighted to announce the publication of my new book, Data Journalism and the Regeneration of News, co-authored with my UBC colleague, Mary Lynn Young. Published by Routledge, the book traces the growth of… Read More »Data Journalism and the Regeneration of News book published