“Tout Cela Est…”

In 2014, in the midst of Quebec’s provincial election, Mariam Esseghaier, Marie Eve Lefebvre and I finished and released our online documentary, “Tout Cela Est…: Communicating the Charter of Quebec Values/Communiquer la charte des valeurs québécoises.” Since, we’ve spent a great deal of time reflecting on the video project, how it was meant to intervene in…

Journalism futures

I’ve published two pieces this fall that take up questions of the future of journalism in Canada, both written since the latest announcement of another round of Postmedia buyouts and Rogers Communications Inc.’s decision to scale back its magazine printing schedules. My review of Vivian Smith’s (2015) book, Outsiders Still: Why Women Journalists Love–And Leave–Their…

“Freedom Train: Mobilizing alternative media”

An article I have been working on for some time was published in the International Journal of Communication in August. Here is the abstract: “In 2012, as efforts grew to move more Canadian oil into international markets, members of a group of First Nations communities undertook a cross-country protest to protect their lands from pipeline…