Colette Brin

Université Laval
Department of Communication Studies

Colette Brin is a Professor at Université Laval and Director of the Center for the Study of Media (Centre d'études sur les médias). A former journalist, she remains closely connected to communities of practice in journalism and communication; her current research explores the transformations underway in this field. Additionally, Professor Brin is carrying out work on the role of digital news in Canada, as well as on local and regional media in Quebec. She uses diverse research methods, especially content analysis, qualitative interviews, surveys and ethnographies of media production.


Alexandre Boutet-Dorval , Matrise en communication publique
(Start: 2013)

Jean-François Poudrier, MA
(Start: 2016)

Lauriane Tremblay, PhD
(Start: 2017)

Meriam Lebiad, PhD
(Start: 2017)

la couverture médiatique du projet de Charte des valeurs québécoises
Journal: ouvrage collectif sur les vagues médiatiques (media hypes)
Year: 2016
Marie-Michèle Sauvageau
Editors: P Vasterman

Rapport sur la couverture médiatique canadienne du développement international en 2015
Journal: Fondation Aga Khan
Year: 2016
Joshua Greenberg

Rapport sur les données canadiennes
Year: 2016
Sébastien Charlton
Daniel Giroux

Images of Essence: Journalists' Discourse on the Professional "Discipline of Verification"
Journal: Canadian Journal of Political Science
Volume: 41
issue: 1
Year: 2016
First Page: 37
Last Page: 48
Ivor Shapiro
Philipa Spoel

Journalism in Crisis:  Bridging Theory and Practice for Democratic Media Strategies in Canada
Year: 2016
First Page: 1
Last Page: 360
Mike Gasher
Christine Crowther
Gretchen King
Errol Salamon

Canada Digital News Report
Journal: Reuters Institute for the Study Of Journalism - University of Oxford
Year: 2016

Le journalisme politique en 140 caractères. Le cas du Québec
Journal: Sur le journalisme, About journalism
Volume: 4
issue: 1
Year: 2015