Posts Tagged ‘Journalism’

UBC English Prof. Mary Chapman found pioneering Chinese-American author Edith Eaton’s lost works -- one of the largest literary discoveries in 20 years. Martin Dee Photograph

Meet Mary Chapman, literary sleuth

Feb. 6, 2013 | Filed under: Arts and Humanities, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton

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UBC student Calyn Shaw in Brazil

18 arrested for murder in Brazil following UBC journalism investigation

Jul. 20, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , ,

Days after a reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students ran in The New York Times, Brazilian authorities began arresting suspects in the murder of Guarani tribal chief Nisio Gomes.

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UBC students report on Brazil violence for The New York Times

Jun. 11, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , ,

A reporting project by University of British Columbia journalism students, in collaboration with the New York Times, has exposed violent conflicts over resources and territory in Brazil, as the emerging superpower grapples with an increasing demand for food and electricity.

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UBC journalism partners with First Nations to report on major health issues

Apr. 23, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

An innovative UBC Graduate School of Journalism project provides a hard-hitting look into efforts by Aboriginal communities to address such major health and social issues as suicide, sexual abuse, diabetes and the survival of traditional languages.

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UBC journalism project documents global pain crisis

Sep. 19, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

In advance of a United Nations conference today on the global challenges of treating cancer and other diseases, the UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched an ambitious multimedia site, The Pain Project, which documents one of the greatest challenges to treating chronic illnesses: severely constrained access to morphine.

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UBC launches Canada’s only journalism course to focus on First Nations and the media

Sep. 7, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , ,

The UBC Graduate School of Journalism has launched the only university journalism course in Canada dedicated to improving the quality of Aboriginal representation by the news media.

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Emmy-winning 60 Minutes producer Peter Klein to lead UBC Graduate School of Journalism

May. 18, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , ,

Three-time Emmy winner Peter W. Klein will take the helm of the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism as Acting Director, starting on July 1, 2011.

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Canadians find mainstream news media more trustworthy than social networks: study

May. 11, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

The increased competition for attention in the digital era has not eroded public confidence in the mainstream news media, according to a study by researchers from UBC’s Graduate School of Journalism.

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Social media transforming how Canadians get the news, study finds

Apr. 27, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , ,

A new study finds nearly 60 per cent of Canadians – the equivalent of more than 15 million people – regularly visit social networking websites, with the majority of users saying social media exposes them to a broader range of news and information than traditional media.

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Most Canadians unwilling to pay for news online, study suggests

Apr. 12, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, Uncategorized | Tags: , , , , , , ,

Less than a month into The New York Times’ Canadian trial run of charging for online content, a survey by UBC researchers suggests that the majority of Canadians are unwilling to pay for news online, especially if free alternatives exist.

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