FIMS in the Media

MLIS student Lisa Bowker was featured in the blog post "Freshly Minted: Lisa Bowker," published on on July 11.

CBC London Morning interviewed Professor Amanda Grzyb on July 11 about her involvement in helping to document the life of Max Eisen including editing his award-winning book, By Chance Alone.

Associate Professor & MLIS Program Chair Heather Hill was quoted in the CBC News Toronto article "Cree author questions why Durham District School Board removed his book from shelves," published on May 1, 2022.

MLIS student Michael Nyby was featured in the blog post "Freshly Minted: Michael Nyby," published on on July 17.

On May 10, 2022, Professor Anabel Quan-Haase was interviewed on The Morning Show with Ken Eastwood on Newstalk 1290 CJBK for "Congress of the Humanities and Social Sciences and Research on Digital Media Post-Pandemic" and The Morning Show with Devon Peacock on Global News 980 CFPL for "What can East York teach us about a post-pandemic socialization (Part 1) (Part 2)."

Professor Quan-Haase also joined CBC Afternoon Drive on May 11 to discuss her research on how comfort levels with digital communication have changed during the pandemic in a segment titled "How Digital Communication has Changed in our Society."

Finally, CBC Afternoon Drive interviewed Professor Anabel Quan-Haase on July 11 about the Rogers outage and its impact. Comments from Quan-Haase about Canadians’ reliance on technology were also included this morning as part of CBC London’s regional news.

MLIS student Michaela Rye appeared in The Hamilton Spectator on July 3 in an article titled "From pool to school: photographed for the Star at five, Michaela Rye is now a researcher and disability advocate."

FIMS Limited Duties instructor Bessie Sullivan (LIS 9610 - Public Libraries) was featured in an article titled "Orillia library encounters 'hatred' for hosting drag-queen event," published on June 8 in Barrie Today. Sullivan is the CEO of the Orillia Public Library.

Associate Professor Samuel Trosow provided comments to Global News on July 5 for an article titled "Rock the Parks adds water refill station after councillor candidate calls out City."

CP24 also included comments from Professor Trosow on July 9 about the digital divide in Canada following the Rogers outage in Canada.