Welcome to our School
An institution with a story stretching back to the early 1940s.
What began as a small School with one Journalism program and seven students in 1945 has grown into an innovative and diverse multi-program community some 1,900-strong.
We offer a Bachelor of Journalism and a Master of Journalism degree.
We offer a Bachelor of Communication and Media Studies degree, a Master of Arts in Communication, and a PhD Communication.
Wheels of fortune: BJ student publishes magazine story on ‘cycling equity’
Ottawa is pouring millions into new cycling paths – but are they going to the neighbourhoods that really need them? An avid cyclist, Isaac Wurmann (BJ4) explores the growing controversy... More
Stories North: Journalism students step toward reconciliation in Yukon
Stories North was designed to address three primary goals: teaching the importance of listening and respect, especially as it applies to cross-cultural learning and working with Indigenous peoples; expanding students’... More
Boswell’s historical journalism marks Confederation milestone
The Ottawa Citizen published a nine-part series of historical essays — “Tales of July 1, 1867” — by Associate Professor Randy Boswell as part of its special coverage of the 150th anniversary... More
Yet another honour for BJ alumna
Anaïs Voski's Bachelor of Journalism degree is taking her places. Since graduating in spring 2016, she's worked in London UK, Ghana and Germany. And now she's heading to Cambridge this... More
MJ students ride the rails to speak with Canadians
All aboard! Three Carleton Master of Journalism students will be taking the train across Canada to speak with Canadians this summer. Karissa Gall, Maureen McEwan and Maggie Parkhill are working... More
Two J-school Alumi to screen documentaries at DocNow 2017
Stephanie Vizi (BJ ‘14) is screening her third short documentary, Mistissini Healing, as part of the DocNow Festival (www.docnow.ca) in Toronto. Mistissini Healing tells the story of two Cree young... More
Carleton Journalism alumni Craig Lord wins national technology reporting award
One year after his graduation from the Carleton University School of Journalism and Communication, BJ ‘16 Craig Lord received an award for Excellence in Science and Technology Reporting from the... More
Lim embarks on Spring speaking tour in Europe
Professor Merlyna Lim had been invited by multiple institutions in Europe to give a series of talks/lectures in April and May of 2017. Lim started the talk tour by delivering... More
Graduating BJ student Anna Desmarais wins 2017 Tim May internship
Anna Desmarais will join CBC Edmonton this summer after graduating from our bachelor of journalism program. Desmarais has been at the intersection of journalism and politics throughout her four years... More
Lauriault to keynote at GO Open Data Conference
Carleton University Professor Tracey Lauriault and Chiefs of Ontario Director of Health Tracy Antone will discuss open data during the Keynote Speakers Panel at the GO Open Data Conference in... More
Bivens publishes two articles
Rena Bivens recently published two journal articles on different topics related to software design and violence. These articles extend her interest in exploring how software matters as social infrastructure. For... More
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