April Lindgren

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Associate Professor Founding Director, Toronto Metropolitan Journalism Research Centre Velma Rogers Research Chair The Creative School School of Journalism Toronto, Ontario april.lindgren@ryerson.ca Office: (416) 979-5000 ext. 556398

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April Lindgren is the principal investigator for the Local News Research Project at Toronto Metropolitan's (formerly Ryerson's) School of Journalism. Her current research focuses on local news ecosystems and issues related to local news poverty. Before joining Toronto Metropolitan's School of Jo...

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Bio/Research

April Lindgren is the principal investigator for the Local News Research Project at Toronto Metropolitan's (formerly Ryerson's) School of Journalism. Her current research focuses on local news ecosystems and issues related to local news poverty. Before joining Toronto Metropolitan'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 Toronto Metropolitan Journalism Research Centre. She has a bachelor of journalism degree from Carleton University and a diplĂ´me in international relations from the Graduate School of International Studies in Geneva, Switzerland.

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