In the media

Amount of time people spend on their devices and how apps work to retain people’s attention. CBC Radio 1. 2022.

Rogers outage brings relationship with technology into questionCBC. 2022. 

Elon Musk’s takeover of Twitter and free speechGlobal News. 2022. 

Connecting digitally has become the new normal in our societyCBC. 2022   

Challenges for free speech, Elon Musk’s visionCTV News National. 2022.   

What can East York teach us about a post-pandemic socializationGlobal News 980 CFPL. 2022. 

Digital methods used to stay in touch during pandemic here to sayLondon Free Press. 2022  

Elon Musk strikes us with a 44b deal to buy Twitter. Global News. 2022.   

Go-getter Grandmas and reluctant Grandpas: A typology of senior smartphone users. National Post. 2022.   

Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences and research on digital media post-pandemicNewstalk 1290 CJBK. 2022.    

Canada introduces bill requiring online giants to share revenues with publishersThe New York Times. 2022.   

People are literally dying and injuring themselves for the perfect Insta SnapVice. 2017.  

Facebook introduces “fake news” filtering. 106.9 the X. 2017. 

The year fake news headlines fooled readersCTV News. 2016. 

Star of 24 hour challenge video channel charged, after quitting job to focus on making videos. Ottawa Citizen. 2016.

Smartphones have changed the dating game. The Gazette. 2016.

Back-to-school searches surge amongst Canadian students. CTV News. 2015.  

Back-to-school YouTube searches surge as students seek DIY content. The Canadian Press. 2015.   

Dying for a selfie? Why people risk their lives for self-photosLive Science. 2015. 

Spying on an ex via Facebook is no way to get over a breakupLA Times. 2015.

Western study finds alarming amount of Facebook users “creep” their ex’sCTV London. 2015. 

Study finds alarming amount of Facebook users “creep” their ex’sCTV Windsor. 2015. 

Western University study finds 88% of Facebook users ‘creep’ former partnersSarnia Observer. 2015. 

88% of Facebook users admit to ‘creeping’ ex-partners: Study. Toronto Sun. 2015.   

Slacktivists hope to change the world one click at a time in 2014. Edmonton Sun. 2014.    

Confessions of a Facebook stalker: I knew it was slightly creepy. But I couldn’t help myselfBest Health magazine. 2014. 

Awkward! How Facebook complicates breakupsYahoo News. 2014. 

10 Tips for healthy Facebook breakupsLive Science. 2014. 

Why transport apps like Uber are shaking up how you get around: Mobile technology fuels rise of ride-sharing service at same time people want more personal freedomCBC News. 2014. 

Accent: Neknominations – The online dareThe Sudbury Star. 2014. 

The ‘smart home’ is coming soon – and here’s what it will meanThe Globe and Mail. 2014. 

It’s not you, it’s Facebook. The Gazette. 2014.   

Digital Divide: Canada’s Poorest Sacrifice Basic Needs to Get ConnectedHuffington Post. 2013. 

Western named among nation’s elite employers. Western News. 2013.   

Confessions of a Facebook cyberstalkerBest Health. 2014. 

The nine (million) lives of Internet catsWestern University Report. 2013. 

Why we have embraced a revolution in spreading ideasWestern News. 2013. 

Digital divide persists in Canada, both in access and Internet fluencyFinancial Post. 2013. 

Research on the Digital DividePostMedia News. 2013. 

Some Canadians are getting tired of all the digital distractionWinnipeg Free Press. 2013. 

Some Canadians happy to stay smartphone-freeCTV News Kitchener. 2013. 

Future of technology in societyWestern News. 2012. 

Future of your digital selfWestern News. 2012. 

Librarians move to fill void for ‘digital natives’. Western News. 2012.    

Hyper-connectivityBlog: Technology Trend Analysis. 2012. 

Huron educates with iTunes UThe Gazette. 2012. 

Self-Regulation in Instant MessagingiProcrastinate Podcast. 2011. 

Facebook, Twitter update status on negotiationsWestern News. 2010. 

Western researchers participate in new national centresWestern News. 2009. 

Western researchers part of new centres of excellenceWestern News. 2009. 

Threats on Facebook and schools’ responses raise concerns for studentsWinnipeg Free Press. 2007.