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Digital Media and Global Affairs Expert Dr. Taylor Owen to Deliver Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism
Nov 23, 2017 7:00 PM-9:00 PM, Kinsella Auditorium, McCain Hall, Fredericton, NB, Canada
Digital Media and Global Affairs expert Dr. Taylor Owen will deliver the Dalton Camp Lecture on Thursday, November 23 at 7 PM in the Kinsella Auditorium, McCain Hall.

Dr. Owen is Assistant Professor at the University of British Columbia, a Senior Fellow at the Columbia Journalism School and the founder and publisher of He was previously the Research Director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University where he designed and led a program studying the impact of digital technology on the practice of journalism, and has held research positions at Yale University, The London School of Economics and The International Peace Research Institute, Oslo where his work focuses on the intersection between information technology and international affairs.

He is the author, most recently, of Disruptive Power: The Crisis of the State in the Digital Age (Oxford University Press, 2015) and the co-editor of The World Won’t Wait: Why Canada Needs to Rethink its Foreign Policies (University of Toronto Press, 2015, with Roland Paris), Journalism After Snowden: The Future of the Free Press in the Surveillance State (Columbia University Press, 2017, with Emily Bell) and The Platform Press: How Silicon Valley Re-enginnered Journalism (Tow Center 2017, with Emily Bell).

His work can be found at and @taylor_owen.

The Dalton Camp Lecture in Journalism is a partnership between St. Thomas University, CBC Radio and the Dalton Camp Endowment in Journalism. Past speakers have included Naomi Klein, Roy MacGregor, Chantal Hébert, Ken Whyte, Stephanie Nolen, Neil Reynolds, Nahlah Ayed, David Carr, Nelofer Pazira, Lyse Doucet, and Mohamed Fahmy.


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