The future of journalism lies in collaboration
UBC associate professor Peter Klein and recent Asper visiting professor Sandra Bartlett discuss the importance of collaborations between journalists at different news organizations in an increasingly challenging media landscape.
Oct 11, 2017
What Canadian media are missing about climate change
Are national newspapers giving Canadians the information they need to make informed decisions about climate change?
Jun 6, 2013
Meet Mary Chapman, literary sleuth
UBC prof. uncovers lost works by Asian-American author, Edith Eaton
Feb 6, 2013 - by Basil Waugh
18 arrested for murder in Brazil following UBC journalism investigation
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.
Jul 20, 2012
UBC students report on Brazil violence for The New York Times
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.
Jun 11, 2012
UBC journalism partners with First Nations to report on major health issues
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.
Apr 23, 2012
UBC journalism project documents global pain crisis
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.
Sep 19, 2011
UBC launches Canada’s only journalism course to focus on First Nations and the media
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.
Sep 7, 2011
Emmy-winning 60 Minutes producer Peter Klein to lead UBC Graduate School of Journalism
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.
May 18, 2011
Canadians find mainstream news media more trustworthy than social networks: study
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.
May 11, 2011
Social media transforming how Canadians get the news, study finds
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.
Apr 27, 2011
Most Canadians unwilling to pay for news online, study suggests
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.
Apr 12, 2011
Women in Canada’s news industry still face glass ceiling: study
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.
Mar 24, 2011
UBC Graduate School of Journalism wins Emmy Award for Outstanding Investigative Journalism
Students and faculty at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism have won an Emmy Award for an investigative news documentary that explores the health and environmental impacts of electronic waste. […]
Sep 27, 2010