Teaches at First Nations University of Canada
BA (History) and MA (Media Studies), University of Regina. PhD, Interdisciplinary Studies, University of Saskatchewan
Investigative journalism, alternative and community-based media
Patricia (Trish) Elliott is a freelance magazine journalist and alternative media practitioner who has been cited numerous times by the Canadian Association of Journalists and National Magazine Awards for outstanding investigative journalism. She has a long time journalism connection to Southeast Asia, including authoring a book on Burma/Myanmar and a co-producing a documentary film on underground journalists. Her Master’s research focused on migrant worker radio in Thailand, and her PhD research examined nonprofit media in Canada. Her research interest is alternative and community-based media, and she remains active as an investigative journalist. She is a faculty advisor to the Institute for Investigative Journalism at Concordia University, helping guide large-scale investigative collaborations in Canada.
She also has a background in web development, and is an active Open Source proponent. Related to these interests, she co-edited an essay collection called Free Knowledge: Confronting the Commodification of Human Discovery.
Trish posts information about her courses, including course outlines, and her research and writing activities on her personal website, patriciaelliott.ca