The MA in Journalism Studies offers future scholars the ideal platform to study journalism from a critical research perspective. Have a look at the theses titles of our recent graduates.
- Yeboah, Nana O. (2019) The Frame of Invisibility: A Study of Toronto Television News and Visible Racialized Minority Group Representation. (Dr. Brian Gabrial, supervisor).
- Liu, Shiyao (2017) A Critical and Cultural Examination of Canadian Mainstream News Media’s Coverage of the Umbrella Revolution. (Dr. James McLean, supervisor).
- Mo, Jiaying (2017) Media Framing of China, Hong Kong, and Hong Kong Canadians. (Dr. Andrea Hunter, supervisor).
- Morel, Blanche (2017) Journalism and Collective Memory: Le Monde and the question of French torture in Algeria (1957— 2000-01). (Dr. James McLean, supervisor).
- Hefter, Abe (2017) Who is in the Driver’s Seat when it comes to the use of Twitter by a Select Group of Montreal Sports Journalists? (Dr. James McLean, supervisor).
- Delva, John (2017) Best of Acquaintances: An Ethnography of Radio-Canada’s newsroom. (Dr. James McLean, supervisor).
- Joseph, Shereen (2016) Communicating science policy controversies: How the fields of science journalism, science and politics interact through the lens of Bourdieu’s conceptual triad. (Dr. David Secko, supervisor).
- Edimo, Anne (2016) In the Backstage of the 2014 Ebola Crisis News Coverage: A Focus on the Lived Experience of Involved African Journalists. (Dr. David Secko, supervisor).
- MacRae, Katherine (2016) Does it lead if it bleeds? An analysis of Toronto newspapers and their coverage of trauma-related events. (Dr. Brian Gabriel and Dr. Linda Kay, supervisors).
- Hostettler, Désirée (2016) Journalism in Turkey and the Gezi Park Protest: Power and Agency in the Media Sphere. (Dr. Andrea Hunter, supervisor).
- Carolina, Celi (2015) Breaking News on South American Immigration: Investigating Ecuadorian and Colombian Newspaper Coverage. (Dr. Mike Gasher, supervisor).
- Sanchez, Jessica (2015) She’s throwing her hat in the ring! Gendered mediation and the newspaper coverage of provincial leadership candidates Christy Clark and Alison Redford. (Dr. Andrea Hunter, supervisor).
- Koleva, Katarina (2015) Komrades to the Rescue: Czechoslovakia in 1968 and Ukraine in 2014 through the Lens of Izvestiia. (Dr. James McLean, supervisor).
- Tobin, Geoffrey (2014) Registering justice: A critical discourse analysis of daily newspaper coverage surrounding key queer rights changes between 1992-2005. (Dr. James McLean, supervisor).
- Harry Chandler (2014). "The Third World First Nations Reserve: Framing Crises on First Nations Reserves in Canadia Newspaper Coverage" (Dr. Brian Gabrial, supervisor).
- James Gibbons (2013). "How the news expresses exclusion: A linguistic analysis of two Montreal newspapers and their coverage of the Occupy movement." (Dr. Mike Gasher, supervisor).
- Alamir Novin (2013). "DEBATECITED: An empirical experiment into the value of open-source research methods and peer collaboration to science journalism." (Dr. David Secko, supervisor).
- Haluk Dag (2013). "Peace journalism or war journalism? A comparative analysis of the coverage of Israeli and Turkish newspapers during the Gaza flotilla crisis." (Dr. Mike Gasher, supervisor).