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August News 2020

August News 2020

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: Warm Welcome to Casey Mecija our newest Faculty Member! York’s School of Continuing Studies 8-month program for COMN Grads seeking ongoing learning from industry professionals. Student Resources & Accessibility Services. YU Blog Summer 2020 Recap, including Remote Learning 101.

July 2020 News

July 2020 News

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: York International Hosts Virtual Summer Carnival! Showcase your creativity at On-Location Creative Works Competition. Attention 4th year COMN majors! Enrich your degree and enrol in our Field Experience Placement.

June News 2020

June News 2020

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: Congratulatory words for graduating students! Professor Profiles. Fall/Winter Course Enrolment. Complete a Capstone Course and work on projects with COMN community partners, see inside for details. Anti-Racism Workshop Series. 2020-2021 OSAP Applications Now Open.

May News 2020

May News 2020

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: York U Emergency Bursaries. Student Virtual Assistant, ask questions & chat with the virtual assistant to enhance your learning experience. Celebrating students published in IMPRESSION, Communication Studies student journal.   Congratulations to DAREU recipients! York Professor Highlights, publications, panels & more!

April News 2020

April News 2020

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: Emergency Funding For Students: Complete the Student Financial Profile (SFP) to apply for Covid-19 related relief. Details Regarding Online & Remote Course Delivery Options. Important Dates: student deadlines to elect for pass/fail grade options and more. Free Online MUV Classes! Virtual Coffee Breaks: Connect with students across various faculties, programs and countries!

March News 2020

March News 2020

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: Recruiting Volunteers: become a Peer Academic Leader at Founders College. Open Summer Courses: See Summer 2020 Course Schedule Inside. Inspiring Career Conversations: Discover the many pathways within the Communications field. CBC Studio Tour CSSA organized a behind the scenes event with CBC hosts and producers!

Untangling online disinformation with Jane Lytvynenko

Untangling online disinformation with Jane Lytvynenko

For BuzzFeed News reporter Jane Lytvynenko, disinformation in the media is a widespread and concerning issue. The 2016 U.S. election, Myanmar gaining internet access 2013, and the 2014 protests in Ukraine, were events where disinformation led to hate and violence – and Lytvynenko’s job is to try to untangle it. “We collect all the falsehoods […]

COMN 4130 Unions, Organizing, and The Media

COMN 4130 Unions, Organizing, and The Media

Lise Lareau worked for CBC as a TV news producer for more than 30 years.  For 10 of those years, she served as president of the Canadian Media Guild, the main union at the CBC and other media organizations including the Canadian Press, APTN, Vice Media and most recently Buzzfeed. Since then, her work has […]

February News 2020

February News 2020

THIS ISSUE FEATURES: Important Dates! Reading Week, term-work deadlines and more. Participate in a paid internship with the LA&PS Internship Awards Program. Submissions Open! Show a Little Heart Student Video Competition. Research Methods Lightning Round Panel of 4 Black, Indigenous, Non-Binary, Women of Colour (BINBWoC) scholars sharing their MRP/Thesis and PhD Dissertation Methods.