Faculty of Information and Media Studies
The race to row in Tokyo

The race to row in Tokyo

Western grads Jen Martins, Jill Moffatt part of Team Canada’s biggest Olympic rowing team in recent history

Book explores privacy vs. tell-all crime reporting

Book explores privacy vs. tell-all crime reporting

In a soon-to be-published book, Media and Information Studies professor Romayne Smith Fullerton and Duquesne University professor Maggie Jones Patterson take a detailed look at public attitudes to crime and the media through case studies and interviews with journalists around the world about how and why they cover crime the way they do.

Alumna’s debut novel wins Leacock Medal for Humour

Alumna’s debut novel wins Leacock Medal for Humour

Western alumna Heidi Jacobs, MLIS’06, was awarded this year’s Stephen Leacock Memorial Medal for Humour for her debut novel ‘Molly of the Mall: Literary Lass and Purveyor of Fine Footwear.’

Your emotions are the new hot commodity

Your emotions are the new hot commodity

The potential to improve our emotional traits and skills through apps appears limitless. While there is nothing wrong with pursuing a more fulfilling emotional life, there is a danger in being blinded by the quest for happiness.