Research

RESEARCH AREAS:

  • Political economy of communication
  • Media and cultural labour
  • Activism and organizing in media and cultural industries
  • Journalism and digital journalism

CURRENT RESEARCH:

I recently published a book on freelance journalists’ working conditions and collective organizing efforts (McGill-Queen’s University Press, 2016) and am currently researching digital journalism, its production practices, and labour conditionsI also collaborate with Greig de Peuter, Enda Brophy, Kate Oakley, and Marisol Sandoval on Cultural Workers Organize, a SSHRC-funded research project that examines how cultural workers globally are responding to precarious work in the creative economy through collective organization, policy proposals, and alternative work practices. My research has been featured in Jacobin and U of T Magazine.