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Jewish Post and News: Cecil Rosner to teach new course on media literacy

April 4, 2023 — 
"It’s designed to help people decode news media, spot disinformation, and it teaches techniques of investigative journalism so people can find information on their own. " - Cecil Rosner

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CBC: New program at the University of Manitoba teaches media literacy

March 30, 2023 — 
“Things journalists think about… ordinary people can be given the tools to verify information.” - Cecil Rosner

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Winnipeg Free Press: U of M program puts media literacy in spotlight

March 29, 2023 — 
“In one way or another, everybody consumes media. Therefore, I think it’s important everybody understands how to read it." - Cecil Rosner

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Fake news filter: UM Extended Education to offer Media Literacy program

March 29, 2023 — 
If you’ve ever wondered how to sort fact from fiction from everything you see online, hear in conversations, and in the media, there is now a program to help.

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Manitoba Indigenous Youth Achievement Awards for Access Program students

December 15, 2022 — 
“This is a huge honour to be recognized for my accomplishments. It is validating and it reminds me of the strength it took to get here." - April Quill

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Preparing for the future with micro-certificates

December 13, 2022 — 
“Micro-credentials like these micro-certificates can play an important role, complement a degree, be stand-alone and provide employers with what they are looking for.” – Rod Lastra

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Extended Education UM Alumni Benefit offers first course at a discount

December 6, 2022 — 
Sometimes one course is all you need.

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An evening to celebrate graduation

December 5, 2022 — 
"We have been waiting for this moment. It was a beautiful night.” - Claudia Martinez


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Pondering the future of AI and Machine Learning

November 29, 2022 — 
“We want our grads to be both skilled and critically reflective.” - Kari Kumar

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Artificial Intelligence: Machine Learning Solutions

November 16, 2022 — 
"This program provides a basic understanding of what’s possible and how you can apply it. AI is such an effective and useful area for business.” - Briana Brownell

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