Publications and Research

Publications

“The Death of ‘Objectivity’ and the Rise of the Right” in Cynthia Levine-Rasky and Lisa Kowalchuk (eds). We Resist: Defending the Common Good in Hostile Times. McGill-Queen’s Press. (forthcoming 2019)

“Crime and Economics: Consumer Culture, Criminology and the Politics of Exclusion” (with Dr. Stephen Muzzatti) in Dan Okada, Mary Maguire and Alex Sardina (eds) Critical Issues in Crime and Justice (3rd edition)Sage Publishing. (2018)

“Public Service Journalism in the Age of Entrepreneurship”. International Journal of Public Administration. (Accepted for publication; forthcoming 2018) 

“Entrepreneurial Journalism and Ubiquitous Media: Considerations for Digital Labour” in Vincent Manzerolle and Michael Daubs (eds) From Here to Ubiquity: Critical and International Perspectives on Mobile and Ubiquitous Media. Peter Lang. (2018)

Diversity in the Media: The Unpaid Labour Story” in CWA Media Works: A Labour Rights and Reporting Project, 24 April, 2015

Who’s Afraid of An Unpaid Internship?”, J-Source, 1 December, 2014.

No autocorrect for Apple and Samsung in their patent wars”, IPilogue, IPOsgoode, 19 June, 2014.

Conference Presentations

Social Media and the Transformation of Journalistic Practice‘: Panelist, International Conference on Social Media & Society (July 2017)

Public Service Journalism in the Age of Entrepreneurship‘: Presenter, International Association for Media and Communication Research in Cartagena, Colombia (July 2017)

Journalistic Branding and Digital Labour: Rethinking the Audience Commodity’: Presenter, Congress 2017 of the Humanities and Social Sciences (May, 2017)

Investing in Oneself: Unpaid Labour in the Age of Entrepreneurial Journalism’: Presenter, Congress 2016 of the Humanities and Social Sciences (May, 2016)

‘Bridging the Gaps: Community Television Policy and Practice’: Presenter, Intersections|Cross-Sections Graduate Conference 2016 (March, 2016)

‘Who’s Internet is it, anyway? Assessing net neutrality regulation in highly concentrated media landscapes in Canada and the US’: Presenter, Congress 2015 of the Humanities and Social Sciences (June, 2015)

‘ICTV-Toronto: Independent, Community led Media in the Making’ : Presenter, Circuits of Struggle Union for Democratic Communications Conference 2015 (May, 2015)

“Politics, Policy and Praxis: Bridging the Divide Between Theory and Practice”, Round table participant, Future Communications Symposium (November, 2014)

Should broadcasters offer skinny basic cable packages in Canada?”: Presenter and Moderator, Let’s Talk TV Flash Conference, Ryerson University (December, 2013)

SOPA, PIPA, and Bill C-11: A balanced look at Copyright Reform?”: Presenter, OLITA Digital Odyssey Conference (June, 2012)

Copyright in the Classroom before and after Bill C-11”: Presenter, Horizon’s Conference, Queens University (April, 2012)

Why Canada Should bring back the Long Form Census”: Presentation to a panel of government and reference librarians, iSchool: University of Toronto (February, 2011).

Regulatory Interventions

“Canadian Content in a Digital World”  A Report from the Communications Policy Working Group and Making Media Public (with David Skinner, Emilia Zboralska, Joseph Turcotte, and Amanda Oye). Submitted as a policy intervention to Canadian Heritage Minister Melanie Joly as part of the Canadian Content Consultations. (November 2016).

Testified at the CRTC hearings on Local and Community TV regarding Broadcasting Notice of Consultation CRTC 2015-421-3. (Gatineau, Quebec, February 2016).

A review of the policy framework for local community television programming.” A Report from the Communications Policy Working Group and Making Media Public (with David Skinner, Emilia Zboralska, Joseph Turcotte, and Amanda Oye). Submitted as a policy intervention to the CRTC’s review of local and community television programming: CRTC 2015-421. (November 2015)

Let’s #TalkTV, Eh!” A Flash Conference Report from The Communications Policy Working Group” (with Joseph Turcotte and Emilia Zboralska), Submitted as a policy intervention to the CRTC’s “Let’s Talk TV” hearings. (January 2014)