After a successful search for academic appointments in Indigenous Scholarship, Indigenous Journalism, or Indigenous Creative Production and Teaching, FIMS is pleased to announce the arrival of two new full-time faculty members

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FIMS continues to broaden collective expertise with the addition of new faculty members

After a successful search for academic appointments in Indigenous Scholarship, Indigenous Journalism, or Indigenous Creative Production and Teaching, FIMS is pleased to announce the arrival of two new full-time faculty members

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A spring-time message to alumni from FIMS Dean Lisa Henderson

With the global pandemic as the backdrop, FIMS keeps moving forward.

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Alumna Ashley Audrain's novel lands on NYT's Best sellers list

Alumna’s debut novel breaks records – and silence – around myths of motherhood.

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Andrea Benoit, Media Studies alumna, wins National Business Book Award

Andrea Benoit’s book on the corporate philanthropy of M·A·C Cosmetics in the 1980s was named the NBBA winner in November.

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Cigarette Nation, Murder in Our Midst, and Gorgeous War: New faculty publications

Check out the latest publications from FIMS faculty members Tim Blackmore, Daniel Robinson and Romayne Smith Fullerton.

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2021 FIMS Undergraduate Career Conference - Recap

We had great fun at our annual FIMS career conference this year. Featuring FIMS alumni as guest speakers from across media industries, the event was held virtually in January.

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News from FIMS Alumni

Tracy Moore named among the 2020 Canada's Most Powerful Women: Top 100 Awards
Grad accustomed to juggling 'five balls, on fire, at the same time' (Kat Brown-Blake)
In Business with Victoria McIntosh and Information in Bloom Management Services (Librarianship.ca)
In Business with Leigh-Ann Morris and Summit Martial Arts (Librarianship.ca)

News from FIMS

Tributes to recent staff and faculty retirees (Lynne McKechnie, Liwen Vaughan, Ella Young)
Jessica Singer a recipient of the 2021 Joan Donaldson CBC News Scholarship
Sam Trosow receives 2020-2021 CAUT Dedicated Service Award
Norma Coates elected president of the IASPM US
Desmond Cole presents the 2021 Clissold Lecture: Objectivity and the Corporate Media in Canada
Activist author Desmond Cole challenges journalists, media and status quo
Selena Guo named among Class of 2022 Schwarzman Scholars
Q&A with Selena Guo, MIT student and Schwarzman Scholar
Study examines impact of #MeToo movement (Anabel Quan-Haase)
MIT students honoured by Canadian University Press (Liam Afonso, Lucas Arender)
New research team to address sustainability in West Africa (Isola Ajiferuke)
Podcasts' slow journalism is where reporting meets storytelling (Hannah Sung)
Media's role in battling misinformation is critical (Selena Romero, Haak Saan essay winner)
More news from FIMS (alumni briefs, successful defenses, media hits)

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