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International Reporting Program takes home three COPAs

Two classes of UBC Graduate School of Journalism students, studying international reporting, won the country’s highest award in online journalism, the Canadian Online Publishing Awards (COPAs), for multimedia documentaries.

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UBC School of Journalism calls for release of Canadian journalist and Al Jazeera colleagues detained in Egypt

The University of British Columbia’s Graduate School of Journalism and the International Reporting Program are calling for the release of Mohamed Fadel Fahmy, Peter Greste and Baher Mohamed, three Al Jazeera English journalists who were detained by Egyptian authorities last month.

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China’s Generation Green: Reporters’ Notebooks

This month fellows of the UBC School of Journalism International Reporting Program are traveling throughout China, profiling young Chinese who are trying to make a difference in their country’s environmental future. Below are daily notebooks from reporters in the field.

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CBS Sunday Morning features Pain Project

For much of the Western world, physical pain ends with a simple pill. Yet more than half the world’s countries have little to no access to morphine, the gold standard for treating medical pain.

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New York Times features “Damming the Amazon”

In this two-part series for The New York Times, the International Reporting Program explores how Brazil’s economic interests clash with efforts to protect the environment and preserve ancestral aboriginal land.

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Pain Project wins Association of Health Care Journalists Award

The UBC School of Journalism’s International Reporting Program has been awarded second place in the 2011 Awards for Excellence in Health Care Journalism for The Pain Project’s documentary “Freedom from Pain,” which aired on Al Jazeera on July 20, 2011.

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