The Concordia Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism Studies has been involved with the study of media since 1981, as a research centre and as an archive. The Centre prides itself as a hub of intellectual engagement with media by sociologists, journalism and communication scholars, historians, and literature specialists.
(Journalism, Concordia) Director
Andrea Hunter is Director of the Concordia Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism Studies and a professor in the Department of Journalism. She was a producer, reporter, and host on morning and afternoon reginoal and national shows on CBC for over a decade. Her research interests are political economy of journalism and social media, sociology of parenting, queer culture, sociology of the digital humanities, digital sublime.
(Sociology and Anthropology, Concordia) Co-Director
Greg M. Nielsen, Professor in the Department of Sociology and Anthropology Department (2013-2016) is the co-director of the Concordia Centre for Broadcasting and Journalism Studies. He teaches and publishes in the areas of social and cultural theory as well as media studies.