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 in Communication.
PhD candidates Dobson and Mitchell attend Surveillance Studies Seminar
Kathy Dobson and Scott Mitchell, doctoral candidates in Communication and ALiGN Media Lab affiliated researchers, were both selected to attend the Surveillance Studies Summer Seminar held June 15-21at Queen’s University... More
PhD student Lowell Gasoi wins prestigious Vanier Scholarship
Lowell Gasoi, a second-year Communications doctoral student, has won prestigious Vanier Canada Graduate Scholarship. Gasoi’s research deals with the communicative relationship between artists and government. “I have been a theatre... More
Knezevic publishes a co-edited volume titled ‘Nourishing Communities’
Carleton University Professor Irena Knezevic has just co-edited a new book titled Nourishing Communities: From Fractured Food Systems to Transformative Pathways with Alison Blay-Palmer, Charles Z. Levkoe, Phil Mount and... More
Lim on activism, laughter, and hate in social media
Merlyna Lim, Canada Research Chair in Digital Media and Global Network Society, delivered a plenary talk at the annual conference of the International Association of Media and Communication Research in... More
PhD student Nasreen Rajani attends Oxford Summer Program
Nasreen Rajani, a PhD student in Communications, was one of 32 students accepted to the 2017 University of Oxford Internet Institute’s Summer Doctoral Programme (OII SDP). Doctoral students from around... More
Ambassadors and award winners: Journalism alumni roundup
Two more distinguished Journalism alumni were singled out for special honours in the last few months. In early July, Jennifer MacIntyre (BJ '97) was named Canada's Ambassador for Climate Change.... More
Two more reasons to be proud of our Journalism grads
When the CBC's The National unveils its new format in November, 2017, two of its four hosts will make us particularly proud: Rosemary Barton (MJ '01) and Andrew Chang (BJ... More
PhD candidate Emily Hiltz presents at Paris conference
Emily Hiltz, a doctoral candidate in Communication, recently presented a paper titled “The Visual Construction of Criminal Notoriety: Discourse Analysis as an Historical Critique of Violent Women’s Notoriety” at the... More
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