Research

Explanatory Journalism

Currently the Program Coordinator for Explanatory Journalism, Impact and Uptake, a SSHRC funded research project at Ryerson University's Faculty of Communication and Design. The Explanatory Journalism Impact and Uptake (XJO) project explores the character and influence of academic explanatory journalism. This project examines The Conversation, an international journalism network where researchers publish explanatory news and … Continue reading Explanatory Journalism

Watchtime Canada

Co-author and researcher on the Watchtime 2019 Report. Google commissioned the Audience Lab to examine the role of YouTube in Canada‚Äôs media ecosystem with a report focusing on Canadian YouTube creators and consumers.The study proved groundbreaking on two fronts:Nationally: YouTube has been available in Canada for fourteen years; however, this is the first study to examine how … Continue reading Watchtime Canada

The Audience Lab

Graduate researcher at Ryerson University's FCAD Audience Lab. The Audience Lab is an innovative and interdisciplinary research network that aims to understand¬†contemporary media consumption and user/audience experiences. We work with industry partners to tackle challenging questions related to audience research, digital communication, and human-computer interaction and specializes in trend analysis, persona development, and millennial/generation Z … Continue reading The Audience Lab