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Surviving the City Wins Awards!

The pilot for the Global Reporting Program, “Surviving the City,” has earned a number of prestigious journalism awards and nominations. This multimedia project about urban resilience, produced by 20 International Reporting fellows from around the world has been honoured with two of the top awards in the journalism industry: the Radio Television Digital News Association’s Network Digital Media Award, and the Edward R. Murrow Award for Excellence in Writing. The project also won the Canadian Online Publishing Award-Silver for Best Article/Series, was nominated for the Online Journalism Award, and was on the longlist for the One World Media Award in the U.K.

The work is a collaboration between 10 journalism students at the University of British Columbia Graduate School of Journalism, and 10 students from four global universities: Nanjing University in China, Indian Institute of Journalism and New Media in India, Jain University in India, and Universidad de los Andes in Colombia.

The project was published in conjunction with The Guardian, BBC News and the Toronto Star.

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