Category Archives: 2017 proceedings

Two Feminist Days in Ottawa: The CBC’s Women’s Seminar

Barbara M. Freeman, Carleton University Abstract During the 1970s, Canada’s broadcast newswomen and their allies fought for a stronger female presence on the air and equity in hiring and promotions. Despite a very critical internal report on the status of … Continue reading

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Professional Role Orientations and Perceived Influences among Canadian Journalists: Preliminary Findings from the Canadian Worlds of Journalism Study

Heather Rollwagen, Ryerson University. Lindsay Fitzgerald, Aporia Media. Lauriane Tremblay, Laval University. Geneviève Bonin, Ottawa University. Ivor Shapiro, Ryerson University Abstract Using data from the Canadian Worlds of Journalism Study (N=361), this research note explores how journalists orient themselves in their professional work and … Continue reading

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Degree motivations and reported work experience for Canadian journalism students

Aneurin Bosley, Carleton University Abstract Past international studies have attempted to ascertain the motivation students have for studying journalism but they have not focused on Canadian students. In this study of the two largest journalism programs in Canada we found … Continue reading

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