Professor Hackett Receives Dallas Smythe Award

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Bob Hackett has been chosen by the Union for Democratic Communications and the Toronto 2015 Local Organizing Committee to receive the 2015 Dallas Smythe Award.  As the UDC notes, "Smythe Award winners are nominated by their peers to honour those whose work exhibits the spirit of engagement, democracy, teaching, and feistiness to which the UDC is committed." Bob is recognized for his substantial academic and community contributions, especially to the work of the UDC, OpenMedia.ca, and for his long and influential commitment to media democratization.