LA&PS Professor Natalie Coulter appointed director of IRDL

Professor Natalie Coulter, in the Department of Communication Studies in the Faculty of Liberal Arts & Professional Studies (LA&PS), has been appointed the new director of the Institute for Research on Digital Learning (IRDL), an Organized Research Unit (ORU) at York University. Coulter’s appointment went into effect on Jan. 1. The centre has moved this year […]

COMN 3900

Taught by Course Director Kelly Parke, COMN 3900 gave a basic understanding of how Artificial Intelligence has evolved from science fiction to reality, how humans have struggled to adapt to this new human/machine daily interaction and its impact on our daily lives. The course explored various viewpoints on the benefits/problems of this precarious relationship and […]


IMPRESSI◦N is seeking submissions for the next issue of the Communication Studies student academic journal. The students working on the journal are looking for essays that can be edited to become a published article in Impression. If you submitted a good paper for a class last year, please send it (as is) to as […]

Women's History Month in Canada

It’s Women's History Month in Canada! To celebrate, we are featuring several inspiring Canadian women in the media. Some are pioneers, paving the way for future generations, others are currently doing extraordinary things. Broadcast journalist Betty Kennedy became best-known to most Canadians as a panelist on Canada's longest-running television program FRONT PAGE CHALLENGE, a CBC-TV […]

Trevor Grant

Trevor Grant, Unit Production Manager with the CBC, recently visited our COMN 4222A course. Grant manages the budgets for TV Current Affairs and News Programs, including shows such as Marketplace, Fifth Estate, and The National. Working at the CBC for over 30 years, Trevor's career highlights include the planning and production for special events such […]