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About Michael Ott

Mike Ott is a master of journalism student in his final year at Ryerson. His past work has focused on coverage of queer communities, the plight of military children, and representation of race in the media. He likes writing, watching terrible television, and hoarding too many plants in his tiny apartment. Find him on twitter @MikeTheJourno.
Latest Posts | By Michael Ott
New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media
3 years ago

New database seeks to amplify women’s voices in the news media

This story was funded by the J-Source Patreon campaign By Michael Ott “We couldn’t find any expert women,” cannot be an excuse. That’s the mantra of a new website dedicated to amplifying women’s voices in Canadian news media. Expertwomen.ca seeks…
Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent
3 years ago

Canadian journalists can learn a lot from the US media’s Trump coverage, says Toronto Star’s Washington correspondent

By Michael Ott for the Ryerson Journalism Research Centre The loss of trust between the media and audiences that has characterised the Donald Trump era in the United States also played out when Rob Ford was mayor of Toronto, says…