Atkinson Field Notes

Learning in Action

News, presentations and reflections from Atkinson’s Chief Executive Officer Colette Murphy and the rest of the Atkinson team.

14 Jan 16
Some stories just won't leave you alone. I'll always remember my first foreign assignment as a reporter, covering the Falklands War from Buenos Aires. I can still taste the combination of coal smoke and fear Read more >
9 Jun 15
Where were you on September 11, 2001? I don’t really remember, but I've grown up with its consequences. Generation 9/11 is the working title for Michelle Shephard’s 2015 - 2016 Atkinson Fellowship in Public Policy series. For a full year, she will research the topic of the Islamic State Read more >
13 Jun 14
I am a self-confessed news junkie. Everyday I devour four newspapers and up to 12 blogs. In my downtime I can be found watching TVO's The Agenda or endless hours of the Canadian Parliamentary Affairs Channel. If I'm feeling really hungry I may watch CNN for a scream-fest or two. Read more >
5 Jun 14
Generations of journalists have been raised on the adage, “scratch a reporter and you’ll find a reformer.” Today’s journalists use their curiosity, investigative zeal and analytical skill to shed light on human nature and the way we have organized Canada. Read more >
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