Join us for our first Creative Coffeehouse on Zoom as we feature a variety of musical, spoken and creative acts.

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Fall 2020 Web Version

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FIMS Homecoming 2020 - Virtual Creative Coffeehouse

Join us for our first Creative Coffeehouse on Zoom as we feature a variety of musical, spoken and creative acts.

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Dean Lisa Henderson's message for alumni

It's a Fall term unlike any before, but COVID is not the only story.

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New post offers support in Indigenizing curriculum

Sara Mai Chitty, BA’14, MA’15 (Journalism), takes on a new challenge at Western.

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David Reiss Award: Remembering David with the gift of education

David Jacob Reiss, BA’06 (MIT), excelled at everything he put his mind to.

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Gary Manning Memorial Scholarship in Journalism

Gary Manning, BA’71 (Journalism), enjoyed every minute of his life as a journalist.

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Alumna keeps door open for FIMS interns during COVID-19

Molly McCracken, BA’13 (MIT), shares her experience working remotely with a FIMS intern over the summer.

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In Memoriam

In Memoriam: Tim Craven (Professor Emeritus)
In Memoriam: Susanne Jones (MA'78, Journalism)
In Memoriam: Gary Manning (BA'71, Journalism)

News from FIMS Alumni

Alumna's debut novel wins Leacock Medal for Humour (Heidi Jacobs, MLIS'06)
New Alumni: Success after graduation: a reflection from Jessica Singer (BA'20, MIT)
New Alumni: Grad fuses Indigenous health, geography into big plan (Serena Mendizabal, BA'20, MIT)
More news from FIMS alumni

News from FIMS

Media's role battling misinformation is critical (Selena Romero, HaakSaan essay winner)
Faculty renewal brings fresh ideas to FIMS
AI technologies - like police facial recognition - discriminate against people of colour (Jacquie Burkell)
What is fair dealing in copyright? Here is why it matters when moving classes online due to coronavirus (Sam Trosow)
Book explores privacy vs. tell-all crime reporting (Romayne Smith Fullerton)
What Michael Jordan's documentary 'The Last Dance' tells us about the coronavirus pandemic (Ajit Pyati)
Students embrace MMJC summer internships
Course explores pandemic info flow in real time (Heather Hill, Sam Vander Kooy)
Children's privacy is at risk with rapid shifts to online schooling under coronavirus (Jacquie Burkell)
Your emotions are the new hot commodity - and there's an app for that (Danica Facca)
More news from FIMS (announcements, publications, successful defenses, etc.)



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