Emma Poisson

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Emma Poisson

Emma Poisson is a Canadian multimedia journalist based in Montreal, Quebec. Over the past five years, she has worked for print, online and broadcast. She has reported on current affairs, politics, lifestyle, science & technology and more. 

She most recently covered the 2017 Quebec municipal elections for television, focusing on the Basses-Laurentides area, where she interviewed incumbent mayors and mayoral candidates from 22 municipalities.

In 2017, Emma received her bachelor's degree in journalism with a minor in politics from Ryerson University in Toronto. During her degree, she specialized in feature writing and in producing long-form journalism pieces.

Her print and online work have been published in The Glengarry News, the Ryerson Review of Journalism (where she also acted as Head of Fact-Checking), Ryerson's Folio Magazine, LOULOU Magazine and more. In addition, she has done research for the English- and French-language versions of Chatelaine magazine.


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"Be Sensitive: And other suggestions for reporting on Indigenous issues". Written in collaboration with Ricochet Media. Published in the Ryerson Review of Journalism 2017 print issue.


"The Rise of Fake News on Facebook" published on December 3rd, 2016, for the Ryerson Review of Journalism

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