Stephen Kimber

Stephen Kimber is an award-winning writer, journalist and broadcaster. He is the author of one novel and nine books of non-fiction, including the best-selling Flight 111: The Tragedy of the Swissair Crash and Sailors, Slackers and Blind Pigs: Halifax at War. He teaches creative non-fiction at the University of King's College in Halifax where he has served as Director of the School of Journalism and as Rogers Chair in Journalism. His latest book, What Lies Across the Water: The Real Story of the Cuban Five is published by Fernwood Publishing. He is currently a weekly columnist with Halifax Metro, senior features writer for The Coast and a contributing editor for Atlantic Business Magazine.

Stephen Kimber
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Dec 23, 2014
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2014: The year the conversation changed about misogyny

Stephen Kimber
2014 was The Year The Conversation Changed. About gender, sex, private, public, personal, political… The goal is change. Change is hard. Which is why these conversations are so important.
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Dec 16, 2014
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Why does Anonymous need to be anonymous?

Stephen Kimber
Late last week, Anonymous Maritimes, an apparent branch plant of the leader-less worldwide network of Internet "hacktivists" issued its latest YouTube manifesto.
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Nov 18, 2014
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Justice and reform at Nova Scotia youth court sentencing

Stephen Kimber
The death of a young girl following months of bullying and harassment has changed laws and the national conversation. Will the sentencing of an offender lead to personal reform and rehabilitation?
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Nov 14, 2014
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Challenging our worldviews, from Cuba to Israel

Stephen Kimber
The world is far more complex, nuanced and grey than we usually acknowledge. Seeing those hues occasionally might help us see our world -- from Cuba, Ukraine to Israel -- more clearly.

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