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About Adrian Ma

Adrian Ma is an award-winning journalist and an assistant professor at the Ryerson School of Journalism in Toronto. He has spent most of his journalism career as a reporter and digital producer and specializes in teaching multimedia storytelling and personal branding.
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Review: Spin Doctors: How Media and Politicians Misdiagnosed the COVID-19 Pandemic
2 months ago

Review: Spin Doctors: How Media and Politicians Misdiagnosed the COVID-19 Pandemic

Spin Doctors: How Media and Politicians Misdiagnosed the COVID-19 Pandemic By Nora Loreto (Fernwood Publishing, 2021) Review by Adrian Ma Toward the end of 2020, the editors of the popular website Dictionary.com hosted a “People’s Choice” survey to identify the…
Top 4 interactive coverage styles of the 2020 U.S. election
2 years ago

Top 4 interactive coverage styles of the 2020 U.S. election

The apps, maps, VR and robots that told the story of a very long Tuesday
Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat
3 years ago

Digital journalism innovations on the pandemic beat

Explanatory reporting, drone journalism and VR help tell the story of the COVID-19 era
Can reported soundscapes foster deeper audience connections?
3 years ago

Can reported soundscapes foster deeper audience connections?

Adrian Ma breaks down binaural audio and how it enriches the listener experience
Edward Madojemu on innovation, agency and shared experience in the world of VR
3 years ago

Edward Madojemu on innovation, agency and shared experience in the world of VR

By  •  Columns
What 360-graphic novels can teach us about non-fiction storytelling
Tech trends that could change news media in 2020
3 years ago

Tech trends that could change news media in 2020

From 5G to 3D, 360 video, here are some exciting tech developments rife with potential for news content producers
Working Media Podcast: Wellness and Meditation
4 years ago

Working Media Podcast: Wellness and Meditation

By  •  Work, Field Notes
This week, hundreds of thousands of Canadian students returned to their college and university campuses. For many it’s both an exciting and extremely stressful time. With this in mind, we’re bringing you a special episode that looks at a deceptively…
Working Media Podcast: Eternity Martis
5 years ago

Working Media Podcast: Eternity Martis

By  •  Work, Field Notes
Eternity Martis spoke to us about the thrills - and consequences - of sharing her personal life in her work.
Working Media Podcast: Angie Lau
5 years ago

Working Media Podcast: Angie Lau

By  •  Work, Field Notes
Adrian Ma talks to Angie Lau about her career.