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Dr Nicole Blanchett joins CWJS team
Dr. Nicole Blanchett has joined the CWJS team of investigators for the third wave of the Worlds of Journalism Study.
A former news producer, Nicole was appointed in May 2020 as an assistant professor in the School of Journalism at Ryerson University. specializing in multiplatform journalism and production. Her current research focuses on the use of audience data in newsrooms and the changing boundaries and definitions of journalism.
Nicole, whose own undergraduate study was at Ryerson, previously led the Journalism and Film and Television programs at Sheridan College. Her master’s thesis for Royal Roads University focussed on participatory journalism, and her doctoral research observed the impact of metrics and analytics on decision making in four newsrooms in Canada and Europe. She has also been a contributor to J-Source over the last 10 years.