recent papers and presentations

I. Goldman, C.H. Davis, and R. Clark, (2023). Exploring subjective socio-cultural understandings of 'fear of missing out' (FoMO) and the unsettled self in a time of deep mediatization. New Media & Society, in press.

S. Zylinksi, C.H. Davis and F. Vladica (2023). Life Online During the Pandemic. European Journal of Communication, under revision.

C.H. Davis, S. Duncan, and C. Hillis (2023). Publics, counterpublics, and Public Service Media: the case of CBC's English-language services (IAMCR).

C.H. Davis (2023). Value propositions of academic explanatory journalism. CCA.

S. Zylinski and C.H. Davis (2022). FoMO: envy, life satisfaction and friendship. In Kopecka-Piech and Sobiech (eds), Mediatisation of Emotional Life. Routledge, pp. 213-233.

S. Duncan, L. Dwyer, H. Smith, D. Vallesi, F. Zeller, and C.H. Davis (2023). Towards an automated mixed methods framework to measure online deliberation.

C.H. Davis (2022). Making Scientific Sense of TikTok: a bibliometric analysis of published research (IAMCR)

C.H. Davis (2022), Academic Explanatory Journalism as Hybrid News Genre (CCA).

C.H. Davis, and S. Rashid (2021), Hybrid Innovation in Digital News and Higher Education: the case of The Conversation Canada (EMMA).

L. Jackson, C.H. Davis, C. Horz-Ishak, R. Philips, and A. Pavliuc (2021), Public Media for Good: Learning to be Led by Generation Z (RIPE).

C. Horz-Isak, L. Jackson, C.H. Davis, R. Phillips, and A. Pavliuc (2021), Young Audiences, Public Service Media, and the Principle of the Common Good (IAMCR).

more research papers

Charles H. Davis, Ph.D.
Professor, RTA Media

Media Innovation Research Lab (MIRL)
The Creative School
Toronto Metropolitan University*
Toronto, Canada

Welcome to my website. I am a professor in Toronto Metropolitan University's RTA School of Media in The Creative School, where I hold the ES Rogers Sr Research Chair in Media Management and Entrepreneurship.

My research and teaching interests have to do with innovation management and policy in the creative and IT industries. I am broadly interested in experience goods and their ubiquity, and I am currently working on projects having to do with audiences, consumers, and mediated consumption. Research publications are available here.

My recent graduate and undergraduate teaching includes courses on audiences, media management, new product development, political economy of media industries, media innovation, and media entrepreneurship. I teach in TMU's MA in Media Production program, and have taught in the TMU/York MA/PhD program in Communication and Culture, and in TMU's MBA/MSc in Management of Technology and Innovation program. A list of courses I have taught is here.

I have an interest in Q methodology and I maintain an online bibliography of research papers on Q methodology in audience research.

You can find me in the Rogers Communications Centre (RCC 315).

Rogers Communications Centre, 80 Gould Street, Toronto, Canada, M5B 2K3.
email: c5davis :a:t:


* Formerly Ryerson University