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Dept of Communication Studies - Calendar 2017-18

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45 | P a g e Communication Studies 2017 - 2018 forthcoming volume entitled Strategies for Media Reform: International Perspectives. He is currently researching emerging technologies for digital data resistance. Tokunbo Ojo BA, MA (Concordia), MSc (USIP), PhD (Queensland) Assistant Professor 3027 Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Bldg (formerly TEL) E-mail: tojo@yorku.ca Tokunbo Ojo joins the Department of Communication Studies in July 2013. His teaching and research interests are in global media studies, development communication, journalism studies and political communication. His works have appeared in peer-reviewed journals such as Journalism: Theory, Practice & Criticism; Journal of Communication for Development and Social Change; Journal of Information Technology Impact; Information Development, and International Journal of Education and Development using ICT (IJEDICT). Wade Rowland MA (Trent), PhD (York) Associate Professor 3018 Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Bldg (formerly TEL) E-mail: wade@waderowland.com On Sabbatical Winter 2018 His research interests include philosophy of science and technology, particularly as it relates to communication; communication ethics and the foundations of moral values; critical realism and the Frankfurt School of social theory; consumer capitalism and its roots in rationalism and scientism; political economy of public broadcasting; the modern business corporation and its moral identity. Recent books include: Greed, Inc.: Why Corporations Rule Our World; Galileo's Mistake: the Archaeology of a Myth; Spirit of the Web: the Age of Information from Telegraph to Internet; Ockham's Razor: a Search for Values. He has had a long professional career in print journalism and as producer and senior manager in network television news. David Skinner MA (Concordia), BA, PhD (Simon Fraser) Associate Professor 3020 Victor Phillip Dahdaleh Bldg (formerly TEL) E-mail: skinnerd@yorku.ca Professor Skinner teaches "Introduction to Communications." He is particularly interested in media and communications policy, media democracy, alternative and community media, and the political economy of communication. He has published numerous articles on media, media reform, and media policy in Canada and is co- author of Mass Communications in Canada, 6 th ed. (Oxford, 2008) and co-editor of Converging Media, Diverging Politics: A Political Economy of News in the United States and Canada (Lexington Books, 2005). He is currently researching media reform in Canada and modes of sustaining independent and alternative media.

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