Michael Cobden

Inglis Professor

Michael Cobden Michael Cobden

BA(S. Africa), BEd(Tor)

A South African by birth, Michael Cobden (1940-2017) joined King’s as Director of the Journalism School in 1988 after a long and distinguished career in newspapers, including the Rand Daily Mail, the Toronto Star, and Kingston Whig-Standard. He served as director for eight years (1988-1996) during a period of rapid growth in the School and the beginning of a dramatic revolution in journalism and journalism education. From 1998 to 2005, he served as the College’s Maclean-Hunter Chair of Journalism.

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