Scholarly Publications

Chapters in books

Shapiro, Ivor, and Brian MacLeod Rogers. “Who owns the news? The ‘right to be forgotten’ and journalists’ conflicting principles.” The Routledge Handbook of Developments in Digital Journalism ed. Bob Franklin and Scott Eldridge II (Oxford, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2017) [In Press.]

[R] Shapiro, Ivor: “Use It or Lose It: Do Canadians Deserve Press Freedom?” In The Unfulfilled Promise of Press Freedom in Canada, ed. Lisa Taylor and Cara-Marie O’Hagan (Toronto: University of Toronto Press, 2017). (More information)

Malik, Asmaa, and Ivor Shapiro: “What’s Digital? What’s Journalism?” In The Routledge Companion to Digital Journalism Studies, ed. Bob Franklin and Scott Eldridge II (Oxford, UK: Taylor & Francis, 2017). (More information)

[R] Shapiro, Ivor: “To Turn or to Burn: Shifting the Paradigm for Journalism Education.” In Toward 2020: New Directions in Journalism Education ed. Gene Allen, Stephanie Craft, Christopher Waddell & Mary-Lynn Young (Toronto: Ryerson Journalism Research Centre, 2015). (More information)

Shapiro, Ivor: “Toward an international perspective on media accountability.” In La regulation du travail journalistique dans dix pays, dont le Canada, ed. Daniel Giroux & Pierre Trudel (Centre d’études sur les media, Sainte-Foy, Québec, May 2014) (More information)

Shapiro, Ivor: “What’s a good story? Recognizing quality in journalists’ work.” In The New Journalist: Roles, Skills, and Critical Thinking ed. Paul Benedetti, Tim Currie & Kim Kierans (Emond Montgomery, Toronto, 2010) (More information)

Shapiro, Ivor. “Truth and the Storyteller.” In The Bigger Picture: Elements of Feature Writing ed. Ivor Shapiro. Toronto: Emond Publications, 2009. 287–310. (More information)

Papers in refereed journals

[R] Bonin, Geneviève, Filip Dingerkus, Annik Dubied, Stefan Mertens, Heather Rollwagen, Vittoria Sacco, Ivor Shapiro, Olivier Standaert, and Vinzenz Wyss. “Quelle différence? Language, Culture and Nationality as Influences on Francophone Journalists’ Identity.” Journalism Studies 18/5 (April 2017), p. 536-554.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor, and Brian MacLeod Rogers. “How the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’ Challenges Journalistic Principles.” Digital Journalism  (November 2016), DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2016.1239545).

[R] Shapiro, Ivor, Colette Brin, Philippa Spoel, and Lee Marshall. “Images of Essence: Journalists’ Discourse on the Professional ‘Discipline of Verification.’” Canadian Journal of Communication 41/1 (2016).

[R] Shapiro, Ivor: “Why democracies need a functional definition of journalism now more than ever.” Journalism Studies. 15/5 (October 2014), p. 555-565.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor, Colette Brin, Isabelle Bédard-Brûlé, and Kasia Mychajlowycz. “Verification as a Strategic Ritual.” Journalism Practice 7/6 (December 2013) p. 657-673.

[R] Gladney, George Albert; Ivor Shapiro; Regan Ray. “Reasons for Veiled Sources Spike After 2004 Scandals.” Newspaper Research Journal 34/2 (Spring 2013): 36-49.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor: “Evaluating Journalism: Towards an assessment framework for the practice of journalism.Journalism Practice 4/2 (April 2010).

Shapiro, Ivor: “Synthesis Essay: The Ethical Textbook”  Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly 87/2 (Summer 2010)  p. 416-420.

[R] Gladney, George Albert; Shapiro, Ivor; Castaldo, Joseph: 2006, “Online News People’s Ratings of 38 Criteria of Quality of News Web Sites.” Newspaper Research Journal 28/1 (Winter 2007).

Shapiro, Ivor: “Why They Lie: Probing The Explanations For Journalistic Cheating.” [Review Essay] Canadian Journal of Communication31/1 (January 2006).

[R] Shapiro, Ivor; Albanese, Patrizia; Doyle, Leigh: “What makes journalism ‘excellent’? Criteria identified by judges in two leading awards programs.Canadian Journal of Communication 31/2 (June 2006)

Book reviews:

Shapiro, Ivor. “The New Ethics of Journalism: Principles for the 21st Century” (book review). Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 91(2), 406–408 (2014).

Shapiro, Ivor: “The Future of Journalism: Developments and Debates” (book review), Digital Journalism 2014. DOI: 10.1080/21670811.2014.895499.

Shapiro, Ivor: “The Big Picture: Why Democracies Need Journalistic Excellence” (book review), Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, vol. 85, no. 2, pp. 445-447 (2008)

Papers in refereed conference proceedings

[R] Marshall, Lee; Brin, Colette; Shapiro, Ivor; Spoel, Philippa: “Spatial, Temporal and Visual Language in Journalists’ Accounts of the Professional Practice of Verification.” Transformations at the Edge: Writing Research, Discourse, and Pedagogy: Proceedings of the Fifth Annual Conference Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing, University of Victoria, Victoria, BC, Canada, June 1-3, 2013. http://casdwacr.wordpress.com/

[R] Taylor, Lisa; Shapiro, Ivor; Tubb, Edward: “Toward Press Council 2.0: An international review of models of, and alternatives to, the traditional press council.” Proceedings of the Journalism Interest Group, Canadian Communication Association, Waterloo, ON, May 31, 2012. http://cca.kingsjournalism.com/?p=175

[R] Maguire, Miles; Shapiro, Ivor:  “Journalists’ values and customers’ needs: Who defines quality?” Proceedings of the Journalism Interest Group of the Canadian Communication Association. Fredericton , June 2011. http://cca.kingsjournalism.com/?p=117

[R] Bédard-Brûlé, Isabelle; Mychajlowycz, Kasia; Brin, Colette; Shapiro, Ivor: “Discours et pratiques de vérification chez les journalistes primes.” Proceedings of the Journalism Interest Group of the Canadian Communication Association. Fredericton , June 2011.http://cca.kingsjournalism.com/?p=121

Major invited contributions and/or technical reports

Rollwagen, Heather, Ivor Shapiro, Geneviève Bonin, Lindsay Fitzgerald, and Lauriane Tremblay: “Journalists in Canada: Country Report.” Worlds of Journalism Study. 11 October, 2016.

Brethour, Patrick and Ivor Shapiro: “Paying for Information. A report of the Ethics Advisory Committee of The Canadian Association of Journalists.” December, 2015.

Shapiro, Ivor; Marc-François Bernier, and Shauna Snow-Capparelli: “How close is too close? Conflicts of interest in journalists’ relationships with sources. A report of the Ethics Advisory Committee of The Canadian Association of Journalists.” June, 2014.

Shapiro, Ivor: “Notes de clôture du Séminaire international sur l’autorégulation des médias.” (Closing keynote for International Seminar on Press Accountability Centre d’études sur les medias, Montreal, November 2, 2012.) Published in CPQ Magazine by Press Council of Quebec, November 23, 2012.

Shapiro, Ivor; Taylor, Lisa; Tubb, Edward: “Press councils in Canada: Models of practice and prospects for alternatives. Preliminary Report.” Ryerson Journalism Research Centre/Newspapers Canada, October 16, 2012.

Brethour, Patrick; Currie, Tim; Levine, Meredith; Monk, Connie; Shapiro, Ivor: “What is Journalism? A report of the Ethics Advisory Committee of The Canadian Association of Journalists.” Canadian Association of Journalists, June 5, 2012.

Shapiro, Ivor: “Journalism education: ten gulfs in perspective.” Keynote Address: Atlantic Journalism Awards Conference, Fredericton, NB, May 5, 2012.

Shapiro, Ivor: “Who is a journalist? Who decides?” Presentation to Conference, “In the Public Interest: The Law and Ethics of Investigative Journalism.” Osgoode Hall Law School, York University, October 14, 2011.

Regan, Ken; Shapiro, Ivor; White, Scott:  “Journalists Seeking Public Office: What Are the Ethical Issues? A Report of the Ethics Advisory Committee of The Canadian Association of Journalists.”  Canadian Association of Journalists, October 27, 2010.

Faber, Ethan; Zaman, Sadia; Shapiro, Ivor: “News blackouts: A Report of the Ethics Advisory Committee of The Canadian Association of Journalists.” Canadian Association of Journalists, November 30, 2009.

Shapiro, Ivor, et. al.: “Protection of sources and shield laws: briefing by the ethics committee.” Canadian Association of Journalists, November 10, 2009.

Abstracts and/or papers read

Rollwagen, Heather Geneviève Bonin, Lindsay Fitzgerald, Lauriane Tremblay, Ivor Shapiro: “The Canadian Journalist of the 21st Century: Highlights from the Worlds of Journalism Study.” Canadian Communications Association, Toronto, May 30, 2017.

Tremblay, Lauriane, Geneviève Bonin, Heather Rollwagen, Ivor Shapiro:  “Canadian Francophone Journalists’ Perceptions of Their Professional Roles and Identity.” 15th Annual International Conference on Communication and Mass Media, Athens Institute for Education and Research, May 9th, 2017, Athens, Greece.

Shapiro, Ivor, and Brian MacLeod Rogers. “How the ‘Right to Be Forgotten’  Challenges Journalistic Principles: Privacy, Freedom and the Durability of News.” Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff University, 10 September, 2015.

Shapiro, Ivor, Heather Rollwagen, Genevieve Bonin, and Lindsay Fitzgerald: “The Professional Identity Of Anglophone Canadian Journalists: Hypotheses Suggested By A Pilot Study.” Canadian Communication Association Ottawa, Ontario, May 2015

Shapiro, Ivor: “Beyond denial: toward a new paradigm for journalism education.” Toward 2020: New Directions for Journalism Education Conference, Ryerson Journalism Research Centre, Toronto, May 31, 2014.

Shapiro, Ivor: “Independence as a defining functional characteristic of journalism.” Canadian Communication Association, St Catharines, Ontario, May 28, 2014.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor: “Why democracies need a functional definition of journalism now more than ever.” Future of Journalism Conference, Cardiff University, September 12, 2013.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor; Brin, Colette; Marshall, Lee; Spoel, Philippa: “Verification as a battle for professional survival: analyzing journalists’ discourse on a core aspect of identity in a time of crisis.” International Association for Media and Communication Research, Dublin, June 28, 2013.

[R] Marshall, Lee; Brin, Colette; Shapiro, Ivor; Spoel, Philippa: “Spatial, Temporal and Visual Language in Journalists’ Accounts of the Professional Practice of Verification.” Canadian Association for the Study of Discourse and Writing, Victoria, BC, June 2, 2013.

[R] Brin, Colette; Shapiro, Ivor: “Accuracy as a norm of compromise: how journalists conceptualize and practise the ideal of verification.” International Conference on Journalism Studies, Santiago, Chile, June 28, 2012.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor; Busta, Shannon:  “Dilemmas, or what? What a class of ethics students found when asking journalists about the ethical dilemmas they encounter.” Canadian Communication Association, Waterloo, ON, May 31, 2012.

[R] Bédard-Brûlé, Isabelle; Brin, Colette; Shapiro, Ivor; Mychajlowycz, Kasia: “Is one source enough? Verification in Canadian newspapers.” Canadian Communication Association, Waterloo, ON, May 31, 2012.

[R] Maguire, Miles and Shapiro, Ivor:  “Journalists’ values and customers’ needs: Who defines quality?” Canadian Communication Association, Fredericton, N.B. June 2, 2011

[R] Shapiro, Ivor and Maguire, Miles: “The rhetoric of quality: comparing the evaluative discourse of journalists and manufacturers.” Canadian Society for the Study of Rhetoric, Fredericton, May 30, 2011.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor and Brin, Colette: “The essence of journalism 
is a discipline of verification…” 
or is it? 
A preliminary report on quantitative content analysis 
as an approach to identifying journalists’ practices 
in assuring accuracy. Canadian Communication Association. Montreal: June 2nd, 2010.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor: “Good Story”—But How Good? Notes Toward a Rhetoric of Journalism. Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC), Media Ethics Division. Chicago: August 7, 2008

Shapiro, Ivor: “Where do journalism scholars belong?” Canadian Communication Association (panel on formation of journalism studies group), June 4, 2008.

[R] Gladney, George Albert; Shapiro, Ivor; Castaldo, Joseph:  2006, “New Media, Familiar Standards: How Online News People Rate 38 Criteria of Quality for News Web Sites.” Paper for Association for  Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, August 5, 2006.

Shapiro, Ivor: “Journalists don’t cheat, except when they do.” Panel presentation to Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Francisco, August 2, 2006.

[R] Shapiro, Ivor; Albanese, Patrizia; Doyle, Leigh: “Judging Journalism: What criteria affect the determination of excellence by judges in journalism awards programs?” Paper for Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication, San Antonio, Texas, August 11, 2005.

Shapiro, Ivor: “The Judges Speak: Highlights From A Survey Of Judges In Journalism Awards Programs.” Presentation to Canadian Magazine Publishers Association “Magazines University” conference, Toronto, Ontario, June 8, 2005.

Shapiro, Ivor: “What Is “Best” In Journalism? How Excellence Is Defined By Judges In National Journalism Awards Programs: Preliminary Findings From A Canadian Survey.” Paper for Best Australian Journalism of the 20th Century Conference, Royal Melbourne Institute of Technology, Melbourne, Australia, November 26, 2004.