Announcement, New Media & Humanities Journalism Fellow, 2018-2019
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New Media and Humanities Journalism Fellow for 2018-2019 Reading Faces – Reading Minds
Margaret M. Reid Dissertation Project: Investing in yourself? Entrepreneurial Journalism in the Digital Age Ph.D. 2018, Communication and Culture, York/Ryerson University joint program M.I. 2012 University of Toronto B.A. (Honours) 2009 University of Toronto in Philosophy and English
Margaret has worked as a Documentary Producer for King Squared Media and a Radio Host and Producer for CHRY 105.5 FM. She has written extensively about the culture of journalism, Canadian media policy, and educational and pedagogical issues.
In the coming year, Margaret will be considering the humanities within the public university in a weekly public podcast called lower case truth. She will also be working with CBC Ideas and will concurrently hold a fellowship with the Massey College Society of Fellows.
The New Media and Journalism Fellowship at the Jackman Humanities Institute will begin in 2018-2019 and Margaret Reid will be the first incumbent. The fellowship is designed to support journalists at the beginning of their careers who seek to bring humanities research out of the classroom and academic monograph, and into broader public discussion across multiple media platforms.