Bart Simon and Fenwick McKelvey share their work-in-progress on the AI Commons
Explainer series on How Does Algorithmic Explanation Work. Presented by Fenwick McKelvey ( Produced by Saskia Kowalchuk ( Animation by Katie Finn ( Video by Nick Gertler ( Our thanks to Heritage Canada and the Digital Citizen Contribution Program for funding this project.
Data & Society AI on the Ground Program Director Jacob Metcalf hosts this conversation with Sarah Chander, Fenwick McKelvey, and Brittany Smith on the emerging regulations in the EU, US, and Canada, and how impact assessment practices can effectively account for the harms caused by algorithmic systems.
Step-by-step crafting instructions to make a fun Internet daemons out of an egg carton. Other required materials include: paint, pipe cleaners, googly eyes and a marker.
Fenwick McKelvey, assistant professor of communication studies at Concordia University, speaking at Concordia University Presents The Walrus Talks Disruption on November 20, 2018 in Ottawa.
Weeks into a high profile debate over Bill C-10, the issue of discoverability of Canadian content has emerged as a policy tug of war between supporters that want the CRTC to intervene by mandating the discoverability of Canadian content on sites such as Youtube and Tiktok and critics that argue the approach would raise significant freedom of expression and net neutrality concerns. Fenwick McKelvey is a communications professor at Concordia University who has written more about the discoverability and algorithmic media than anyone in Canada. He joins the Law Bytes podcast to talk about discoverability, his frustrations with its implementation in Bill C-10, and the potential consequences for Canadian creators.
For the Atwater Library CONNECT Project, and just in time for the 2019 Canadian federal election, Professor Fenwick McKelvey discussed how social media and the internet affect political discourse.
Video transcript of panel discussion on Algorithms or How Content Finds You as part of the Discoverability Summit co-organized by the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission and the National Film Board. Panel happened on 11 May 2016.
Video of conversation between William Gibson and Fenwick McKelvey for Thinking Out Loud Series organized by the Globe & Mail and Concordia University. Published 24 January 2015

Presentation as part of Canadian Media Concentration Research Project before the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission as part of the hearings on differential pricing practice, 31 October 2016.

Presentation before the Canadian Radio-Television and Telecommunications Commission as part of the Basic Services Hearings on 11 April 2016. Jump to 2:47:20 mark.

A History of the Pirate Bay through its home page. A video created to narrate the history of the group.

Appeared on CBC’s The National for the Ormiston Online segment during Canada Votes 2008. It aired September 2008