April Lindgren

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Associate Professor Founding Director, Ryerson Journalism Research Centre Velma Rogers Research Chair Faculty of Communication and Design School of Journalism Toronto, Ontario april.lindgren@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 6398

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April Lindgren is the principal investigator for the Local News Research Project at Ryerson’s School of Journalism. Her current research focuses on local news ecosystems and issues related to local news poverty. Before joining Ryerson's School of Journalism faculty in 2007, Lindgren worked for m...

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Bio/Research

April Lindgren is the principal investigator for the Local News Research Project at Ryerson’s School of Journalism. Her current research focuses on local news ecosystems and issues related to local news poverty. Before joining Ryerson's School of Journalism faculty in 2007, Lindgren worked for more than 20 years as a political reporter and editorial writer for the Ottawa Citizen and the CanWest/PostMedia chain of newspapers. In 2011, Lindgren became the founding director of the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre. She has a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University and a diplôme in international relations from the Graduate School of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.

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