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Figure/Ground interview with Leslie Shade

Figure/Ground interview with Leslie Shade

Dr. Shade was interviewed by Laureano Ralon on January 21st, 2012 as part of the Figure/Ground Communication scholarly interview series: Dr. Leslie Shade is an Associate Professor at Concordia University’s Department of Communication Studies. Her research and teaching focuses on social, policy, and ethical aspects of ICTs, political economy of the media, feminism/gender issues and media in Canada. Professor Shade has been active in conducting research on the social and policy aspects of the Internet since the mid-1990s, and her research contributions straddle the line between academic and non-academic audiences, including policymakers and non-profit groups. She’s currently engaged in several research projects – most notably Young Canadians,... Show More


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