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Mike De Souza

Managing Editor, The National Observer

Mike De Souza is National Observer’s Managing Editor. He has covered politics for more than a decade, focusing in recent years on energy and environment policies in government and industry. A Montreal native, Mike has worked as a broadcast and print journalist in his home town, as well as the National Assembly in Quebec City, Parliament Hill in Ottawa and Calgary. He has worked for Reuters, Postmedia and The Montreal Gazette. He now leads National Observer’s news coverage out of its Ottawa office on Parliament Hill. A specialist in filing targeted access to information requests, Mike is constantly pursuing multiple lines of questioning and investigations and he always has an eye open for his next scoop.

My Sessions

News and Media Literacy: Cultivating a healthy media ecosystem

Room 112 Tabaret Hall, University of Ottawa

Some say journalism is dying, but new media startups and innovative approaches to journalism are cropping up all over Canada. Unfortunately, these startups face significant institutional, financial and social hurdles —not just to launch, but to achieve sustainability as an ongoing venture. This session will explore common challenges in the media innovation space and seek […]

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