Mark Bourrie

Mark Bourrie

Mark Bourrie holds a PhD in Canadian media and military history, is a National Magazine Award-winning journalist and has written hundreds of pieces for most of the country’s major magazines and newspapers. Bourrie lectures on propaganda and censorship at the Canadian Forces’ Public Affairs Branch, on media history and propaganda at Carleton University and on Canadian studies at the University of Ottawa, where he is also working on a Juris Doctor degree. Bourrie’s book The Fog of War: Censorship of Canada’s Media in World War Two was the first examination of Canada’s wartime news-control system. Bourrie lives in Ottawa with his wife and three children.

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