Martha D. Jack, B.J., M.A.- After completing an undergraduate journalism degree, specializing in online journalism at Ryerson University, Martha continued her education in England. At London Metropolitan University she completed a Master of Arts in digital media, specializing in citizen media, social media, audience research and digital media management. She was awarded the 2008-2009 Gordon Sinclair Fellowship. Her M.A. dissertation was entitled “Motivations and Gratifications: A new model for encouraging citizen journalism in mainstream news media,” and was published in the Canadian Journal of Media Studies.
“Martha is one of the most interesting young entrants to the profession I have met for a long time. Totally dependable, a self-starter, meticulous. Martha brings an innovative approach to projects.”
- Dr. Lizzie Jackson, Deputy Head of the Faculty of Media and Communications at Ravensbourne College of Design and Communications
“Martha’s knowledge base is very broad including contemporary theories in journalism, media studies and digital media. I was extremely impressed with her during our brainstorming sessions in the E-solutions and Digital Applications module. Her approach to problem solving is refreshing and intelligent. I found Martha to be extremely focused, thorough and professional in her approach to the MA course in Digital Media.”
- Luana Jordaan, B.A., M.A., Johannesburg, South Africa