The pioneering digital project was selected as one of five finalists for best in show.
UBC Journalism profs Alfred Hermida and Mary Lynn Young are leading the SSHRC-funded project.
Students take courses in journalism and anthropology on global journalism, culture and communications.
Faculty are sharing their research at two international conferences, WJEC in Paris and IAMCR in Madrid.
UBC Journalism professor Candis Callison has been named a 2019 Pierre Elliott Trudeau Foundation Fellow.
UBC journalism students have launched a new series called "Renew: stories of Indigenous innovation," featuring multimedia stories and a CBC Radio program.
Jamuna Galay-Tamang will examine how water regulations affect Native American communities and health in Connecticut.
The UBC Journalism community had a strong showing at awards honouring excellence in journalism in Canada, including the RTDNA awards.