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Dr. Collette Brin

Professor, Université Laval, Director of the Centre d’études sur les médias

Colette Brin is a Professor at Université Laval’s Département d’information et de communication and the Director of the Centre d’études sur les médias. Her research and teaching focus on recent and ongoing changes in journalistic practice, through policy and organizational initiatives, as well as journalists’ professional discourse. She recently co-edited Journalism in Crisis: Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016). Prof. Brin coordinates the Canadian study for the Digital News Report (Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism) and served on the advisory panel for the Public Policy Forum’s report on the media, The Shattered Mirror, published in January 2017. She is a member of the Groupe de recherche sur la communication politique (GRCP) and of the Centre for the Study of Democratic Citizenship (CSDC).

Colette Brin est professeure titulaire au Département d’information et de communication de l’Université Laval et directrice du Centre d’études sur les médias. Ses travaux de recherche et son enseignement s’articulent autour des transformations récentes et en cours des pratiques journalistiques, notamment par l’entremise des politiques publiques et des initiatives organisationnelles en tant que mécanismes de régulation, ainsi que du discours professionnel des journalistes. Elle a codirigé plusieurs ouvrages, dont le plus récent est Journalism in Crisis : Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada (University of Toronto Press, 2016). Elle coordonne l’édition canadienne du Digital News Report (Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, 2015-2018). Elle a publié des articles dans Journalism Practice, Sur le journalisme, la Revue canadienne de science politique et Canadian Journal of Communication. Elle est membre du Groupe de recherche sur la communication politique (GRCP) et du Centre pour l’étude de la citoyenneté démocratique (CÉCD).

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News and Media Literacy: Smart News Citizens

Room 112 Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa

Canadians are immersed in news and information, often in spaces no longer controlled by traditional media publishers. With an abundance of choice on multiple mediums, citizens are also concerned about unreliable information and fake news. What level of media literacy can we reasonably expect from citizens, given the problem of fake news dates back as […]

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