UBC Graduate School of Journalism
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
UBC journalism profs receive SSHRC funding for new Canadian media startup
UBC journalism professors have been awarded approximately $200,000 from SSHRC to support the launch of a national version of TheConversation.com
Sep 9, 2016
From the classroom to the newsroom
UBC Journalism multimedia project gives grads the skills to thrive in a changing journalism industry.
May 21, 2014 - by Basil Waugh
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
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
UBC Journalism School calls for release of journalist Dorothy Parvaz in Syria
The UBC Graduate School of Journalism is calling for the release of reporter Dorothy Parvaz, who is being held in Syria.
May 8, 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