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Pilot social media course profits from journalism-business crossover

By Blake Murphy ’14 Mention business and journalism together in the same sentence and your audience is likely to be primed for a discussion on the economics of newspapers or the business section of the Sunday edition. But the Decoding Social Media pilot program at the University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism is […]

UBC j-grad Jodie Martinson wins Leo Award

UBC Journalism alumni, Jodie Martinson (’10), has won a Leo Award (BC Film and Television) for a CBC documentary. Her short TV documentary, Cue the Muse, took the award for Best Short Documentary. It was also nominated in two other categories; Best Direction in documentary, and Best Picture Editing in a Documentary. Cue the Muse, which Martinson co-produced with Greg Masuda, Clayton […]

Reporting in Indigenous Communities Course Means More Than Just Storytelling

By Blake Murphy ’14 Every First Nations community has their own word for water. While many native terms are composed of a large variety of native and settler languages, the idea of water is important enough that multiple words for it still exist in the different languages. Tsuk Ekanam is a Chinook term for “water […]

UBC j-grad Jodie Martinson nominated for 4 Leo Awards

UBC Journalism alumni, Jodie Martinson (’10), has been nominated for four Leo Awards (BC Film and Television). Her animated short, Stronghearted, has been nominated for a Leo in the Best Animation Program or Series category. She has also been nominated for her short TV documentary, Cue the Muse, in three categories: Best Short Documentary, Best Direction in documentary, […]

Dr. Mary Lynn Young nominated for YWCA Women of Distinction Awards

Dr. Mary Lynn Young has been nominated for the YWCA Metro Vancouver Women of Distinction Awards in the Education, Training and Development category.

UBC j-student wins FASPE Fellowship

UBC Journalism student Allison Griner has won a FASPE Fellowship at Auschwitz for the Study of Professional Ethics. In May 2013, Griner will join 13 other journalism students in an intensive two-week program in New York, Germany and Poland. They will use the history of the Holocaust as a lens through which to study contemporary ethics […]

UBC j-student wins EU award for promising journalists

UBC Journalism student Samuel Danzon-Chambaud has won a 2013 European Union-Canada Young Journalist Award.

UBC Journalism takes home two Jack Webster Awards

UBC Journalism student Jordan Wade has won a Jack Webster Foundation Student Journalism Award for 2012, which recognizes those who have demonstrated their dedication to the profession of journalism. Wade is a second-year Master of Journalism student who specializes in arts and cultural stories, sociology and urban planning. He was born in Toronto, and after […]