A Citizen's Guide to Real News: Why Trusted Local News Matters
Join us on Homecoming Saturday (October 20) as our special guests and local journalists examine why trusted local news is more important than ever, and what kinds of local stories make a difference.
Catherine Ross named to the Royal Society of Canada
Ross served as FIMS dean from 2002-2007 and was a key figure in the creation and shaping of the Faculty.
MIT 20th Anniversary Event in Toronto - Reboot!
Join us in Toronto on Oct 18 to celebrate 20-years of the Media, Information & Technoculture program.
The Latest News & Notes from FIMS Alumni
Find out what creative endeavors your fellow FIMS alum have been up to over the last six months. Projects have been launched, awards have been won, and more.
Be a person first, a journalist second
MMJC student Nelanthi Hewa won the most recent Haak Saan Responsible Journalism Scholarship with this essay addressing the ethics of journalism.
Lisa Henderson named the new FIMS dean
She has never worked as an academic in Canada. Yet for Lisa Henderson, there is an element of homecoming in her upcoming move to Western.
More News from FIMS
News & Notes from FIMS (publications, defenses, awards, and more)Labour laws historically out of tune with musicians (Matt Stahl)Work lends 'voice' to dementia patient wishes (Grant Campbell)Reading reflects key chapters in seniors' lives (Paulette Rothbauer)What tell-all crime reporting says about us (Romayne Smith Fullerton)MLIS program reaccredited by the ALAIt's time to merge Ontario's two school systems (Sam Trosow)Fighting Doug Ford's threat to shrink Toronto city council (Sam Trosow)How privatized cannabis sales threaten your privacy (Sam Trosow)The ruthless pursuit of online 'likes' gives you nothing (Kane Faucher)Keeping class connected earns professor honours (Michael Friesen)
Reading Still Matters: What the Research Reveals about Reading, Libraries, and CommunityPresented by Catherine Ross, Lynne McKechnie and Paulette RothbauerTuesday, October 16, 2018London Public Library, Landon Branch, 167 Wortley RdLondon, ON7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m.No registration necessary.MIT 20th Anniversary Reception - RebootJoin us for a celebration of 20 years of Media, Information & TechnocultureThursday, October 18, 2018Duke of Devon, TD Centre, 66 Wellington St WestToronto, ON5:30 p.m. - 8:00 p.m.Register by October 15.A Citizen's Guide to Real News: Why Trusted Local News MattersJoin us on Homecoming Saturday for a look at the role of local community newsSaturday, October 20, 2018London, ON1:00 p.m. - 3:00 p.m.Register by October 15
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