Faculty of Information & Media Studies
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    MIT student Shoaib Rizvi spoke at the UN Youth Assembly in New York

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    The FIMS #PublicInterest Lecture Series returns on March 30

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Faculty News

  • Separating fact from fiction using a 'fake news' algorithm

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    Victoria Rubin, a professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, has been working on deception detection since 2010, more recently focusing on developing an algorithm to detect fake news.

  • Jacquie Burkell: Remembering the need to forget

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    According to Jacquelyn Burkell, Assistant Dean and professor in the Faculty of Information and Media Studies, the biographical archive we create online hinders our ability to forget the past and as a result, we lose the ability to construct our own stories and sense of self.

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Academic Notes

  • Improved access to health information needed in rural communities

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    Western News / February 16: Health Information Sciences PhD student Brad Hiebert is looking into how rural male farmers are accessing health-care services and how to improve access for general health information.

  • Recent book publications from FIMS faculty members

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    FIMS faculty members have authored and edited a number of books over the last year, with works including an in-depth exploration of social media research methods, an examination of major crime coverage in Canada, a close look at the genuine experience of reading, and a collection of published essays.

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