“B.C. chains eliminate competition by closing newspapers.” Paper presented at Is no local news bad news? Local journalism and its future. June 3-4, Ryerson University, Toronto. Click here

“Financialization of Canadian Media.” Paper presented to the 15th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, May 8-11, Athens, Greece. Click here

“Are UK newspapers really dying?” Paper presented to the European Media Management Association conference, May 11-12, Ghent, Belgium. Click here


“Digital buturaki: Government-sponsored blogs assail critics of Fiji’s military dictatorship.” Paper presented at the World Journalism Education Congress, Auckland, July 14-16. Click here

“News as Hazardous Waste: Postmedia, the Competition Bureau, and the Supreme Court of Canada.” Paper presented at the Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, Calgary, May 28-31. Click here


“Fairfax Media’s best-kept secret: Newspaper company makes healthy profits.” Presented at the Journalism Education Association of Australia conference, Melbourne.

"Not dead yet: Newspaper company annual reports show chains still profitable." A paper presented to the Media Management and Economics Division of the Association for Education in Journalism & Mass Communication, August 9-12, Chicago. Click here


“Censorship vs. self-censorship: Press control in Fiji and Singapore.” A paper presented to the First Fiji Literary Festival, Nadi. Click here


“Public benefits or private? The case of the Canadian Media Research Consortium.” Presented to Journalism Research in the Public Interest, Zurich. Click here

“Convergence after the collapse: The catastrophic case of Canada.” Presented to Convergence and Society: The Changing Media Landscape, Reno. Click here


“Eroding Foreign Ownership Limits: CanWest Global Communications Initiatives in Canada and Australia.” Presented to the Canadian Communication Association Annual Conference, Vancouver. Click here

“Bringing Power to Place: CanWest Global Communications vs. Foreign Media Ownership Limits.” Presented to the Australian and New Zealand Communication Association Annual Conference, Wellington. Click here


“Convergence and the ‘Black News Hole’: Canadian Newspaper Coverage of the 2003 Lincoln Report.” Paper presented to Canadian Communication Association, London.
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“The Pain of the Obdurate Rump: Conrad Black and the Flouting of Corporate Governance.” Paper presented at Workshop on Corporate Governance of Media Companies, Stockholm. Click here

“The Failure of Project Eyeball: A Case of Product Over-pricing or Market Over-Crowding?” Paper presented to Media Management and Economics Division, AEJMC Convention, Toronto. Click here

“Journalism Education in Canada: Toward a Corporate Model?” paper presented at Professional Education for the Media in the Digital Age, the First Journet International Conference, Newcastle, Australia. Click here


“The Effect of Publication Interruptions on Daily Newspaper Circulation.” Paper presented at the 5th World Media Economics Conference, Turku, Finland. Click here


“‘Failure is Impossible’: The Short Life and Slow Death of the Vancouver Times, 1963-1965.” Paper presented at the Western Journalism Historians Conference, Berkeley.
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“Federal Regulatory Failure to Stem the Tide of Concentration of Newspaper Ownership in Vancouver, 1957-97.” Paper presented at Power, Democracy and Communication, a joint Simon Fraser University-University of Oregon graduate student conference, Vancouver. Click here


“Monopoly Bye the Sea: Pacific Press and the Complete Corporatization of Vancouver Newspapers.” Paper presented at the Western Journalism Historians Conference, Berkeley. Click here

“Buying Influence: The Growing Newspaper Monolith From the North.”Paper presented at the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, Southeast Colloquium, New Orleans. Click here