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Valerie Belair-Gagnon

Doctoral student, blogger

Valérie Bélair-Gagnon is a doctoral student, blogger at www.valeriebelairgagnon.tumblr.com 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.

Quebec's Thin Line Between Journalist and Blogger

Is the plan announced earlier this week by Culture Minister Christine St-Pierre, in part a reaction of the government towards increasingly the sensationalist press in the province and the blur between the boundaries or professional journalists and bloggers?
08/26/2011 04:51 EDT