Posts Tagged ‘UBC Graduate School of Journalism’

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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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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UBC Journalism School calls for release of journalist Dorothy Parvaz in Syria

May. 8, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed, News Tip | Tags: , , , , , , , , , ,

The UBC Graduate School of Journalism is calling for the release of reporter Dorothy Parvaz, who is being held in Syria.

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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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Women in Canada’s news industry still face glass ceiling: study

Mar. 24, 2011 | Filed under: Media Release, News Feed | Tags: , , , , , , , , , , ,

Canadian women journalists hit the glass ceiling in senior management despite making gains that reach or exceed parity at most other levels, according to a International Women’s Media Foundation global report co-authored by UBC Prof. Mary Lynn Young.

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