Valerie Belair-Gagnon
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Valérie Bélair-Gagnon is a doctoral student, blogger at and researcher. Since 2009, she has lived in London and pursued her doctoral studies at City University London, United Kingdom.

She also earned degrees from the Université de Montréal (M.Sc.) and McGill University (B.A. honours). Prior to moving to London she worked in the Canadian private sector in communication and project management.

Her research interests includes new media, social media, journalism, and media. Her doctoral dissertation is on social media, international news production, the BBC, and journalism change. She also tweets @valeriebgagnon.

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Quebec's Thin Line Between Journalist and Blogger

Posted August 26, 2011 | 17:51:39 (EST)

Quebec's Culture Minister, Christine St-Pierre, announced this week that the Jean Charest liberal government planned to develop a new model of regulation of Quebec media and support the diversity of voices. This fall, public consultations on the project will be held across the belle province to discuss those...

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Is QuebecLeaks the New Democracy Watchdog to Replace Traditional Journalism?

Posted June 10, 2011 | 10:18:20 (EST)

Whether you are living in the picturesque city of Halifax or the worldly city of Toronto, you probably have had a glimpse at the proliferation of information coming from sources such as the WikiLeaks. This organization has leaked information on the most powerful governments on Earth and pushed for the...

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