Posts Tagged ‘social media’

Former hockey player and Sauder MBA grad Dustin Sproat’s app connects NHL players and their fans. Wendy D Photograph

Playing the numbers

May. 1, 2013 | Filed under: Beats, Business, Law and Society, Science, Health and Technology, UBC Reports Stories | Tags: , , , , , , , , ,

Business grad and tech startup CEO Dustin Sproat scores NHL interest with hockey app

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Prof. Alfred Hermida (left) and marketing instructor Paul Cubbon have brought together business and journalism in a new course. Mark Mushet Photograph

Social media: Where business and journalism intersect

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

A new UBC course connects two schools to prepare students for the real world

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Inviting customer complaints can kill business: UBC research

Nov. 29, 2012 | Filed under: Media Release | Tags: , , , , , , , ,

Giving customers a chance to complain can be a bad idea if customers believe they’re to blame for a product’s failure, a new study from the Sauder School of Business at UBC shows.

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TIP SHEET: Post-riot insights and reflections

Jun. 16, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , , , , , , ,

The University of British Columbia has experts who are available to comment on the post-game riots in downtown Vancouver.

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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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Nationalism – are the Games giving us permission to be loud, proud and Canadian?

Feb. 18, 2010 | Filed under: Media Advisory | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

UBC has a number of experts ready to comment on the phenomena of “strategic nationalism” – where hockey fever can induce patriotism – the lightning quick mood changes within social media and the different faces of pride, from authentic to hubristic.

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