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Anne McNeilly

Associate Professor
School of Journalism, Ryerson University

Associate Professor Anne McNeilly joined Ryerson University’s School of Journalism after more than 25 years as a journalist, including 18 years as an editor for The Globe and Mail and eight years prior to that as a reporter for The Ottawa Citizen and The Waterloo Region Record.  She held a variety of positions at The Globe, including copy chief and assistant national editor.  In 2000, she joined a six-member team that launched the paper’s new Focus section. Her research interests include the impact of technology on students’ use of language and communication.  She recently returned from a guest position at Jinan University in Guangzhou, China, where freedom of expression faces increasing restraints under President Xi Jinping.