Journalism School project recognized by Murrow Awards

CUT, a multimedia documentary about illegal logging produced by students in the UBC Graduate School of Journalism’s International Reporting Program in collaboration with the Centre for Digital Media, has won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award from the Radio, Television and Digital News Association. The award is in the category of Small Online News Organization: Overall Excellence. CUT is the culmination of a year of research and reporting tracing the sources of lumber and paper from forests around the world. Students traveled to the Russian Far East, Cameroon and Indonesia, documenting the problems with illegal logging, and exploring efforts to slow down deforestation. Excerpts of the documentary can be found in The New York Times. For more information, click here.