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Ivor Shapiro

Professor Emeritus, School of Journalism; Senior Fellow, Centre for Free Expression, Toronto Metropolitan University

Ivor Shapiro, who studies issues related to press freedom and journalists’ practice, is the author of The Disputed Freedoms of a Disrupted Press (Routledge, July 2023). He is a former chair of the School of Journalism at Toronto Metropolitan University, chair of the ethics advisory committee of the Canadian Association of Journalism, and founding editor of As a journalist, he was a contributing editor of Saturday Night magazine and managing editor of Chatelaine. Examples of his work may be found at


  • –present
    Professor, Ryerson