The UBC Global Reporting Centre is launching an ambitious new Global Reporting Program that brings students around the world together to research and investigate under-covered…
The Global Reporting Centre co-hosted a town hall to wrap up six years of work investigating the impact of rare diseases on families and exploring options to improve access to effective therapies.
Ira Glass, the voice and journalist behind the groundbreaking public radio program This American Life, held a private master class with staff, fellows and friends of the Global Reporting Centre.
In 2012, Julie Keith found a letter in a Halloween decoration. It was a foam tombstone that the Damascus, Oregon mother had purchased from her…
David Frum spoke at a GRC-sponsored event at the Vancouver Institute on June 11, 2018. The former George W. Bush speechwriter famous for coining the…
Bill Browder never meant to become Vladimir Putin’s number one enemy. But, as he described in a gala event for the Global Reporting Centre on…
If Velshi’s talk had a lesson, this was it — the value and scarcity of frank, but respectful, debate.
News $2.5 million GRC project investigating supply chains
America’s Dumping Ground has won the Edward R. Murrow Regional Award for Best News Documentary. The radio documentary and podcast, reported and produced by GRC collaborator Allison…
The GIJN conference will launch a yearlong Global Reporting Centre research project on the relationship between fixers and foreign correspondents.
By David Beers, Simon Fraser University Hidden amid gloomy tales of the decline of Canada’s news media is a success story in southwestern British Columbia….
Mohammed Fahmy is the subject of a new documentary, Mohamed Fahmy: Half Free, directed by Oscar-nominated filmmaker and GRC collaborator David Paperny, and co-produced by…
It is the one-year anniversary of the Global Reporting Centre, and we’re proud to share what we’ve been able to achieve to date.
Ali Arkady witnessed scenes of torture, rape and targeted killings – and felt compelled to share these harrowing images with the world.
GRC collaborator Tara Sutton shares her experiences reporting on on the plight of Iraqi and Syrian refugees in Jordan.
Award-winning reporter and GRC collaborator, Jennifer Yang, will travel to Africa and Asia to examine the burden and why Rh disease persists in lower-income countries
Million Dollar Meds, a project on the cost of drugs for rare diseases, won a Jack Webster award in the Science, Technology, Health and Environment category.
The Global Reporting Centre concluded the largest survey ever conducted on the use of “fixers.”
Alcoholics Unanonymous receives funding from Movember and Peter Wall Institute to create an empowerment journalism project about alcohol dependence in Indigenous communities.
Foreign correspondents, combat veterans, and scholars shared images and stories of the impact war can have on civilians, soldiers and the people reporting from war zones.
Multi-award winning project, China’s Generation Green launches in Chinese.
“There are no words to describe how elated I felt sitting in my dingy cell reading a statement of solidarity published by UBC in condemnation of my imprisonment and consequently unjust seven year conviction on fabricated terrorism charges on June 23, 2014, in Egypt.”
Out of the Shadows, a multimedia project on global mental health that started as a student-led project, has been recognized with several awards and nominations.
Shayna Plaut, Research Manager at the GRC, screened our documentary on racism and xenophobia, Strangers at Home in Europe in Budapest, Geneva, and New York.
A group of 300 prominent Canadians, global journalists and scholars have sent a letter to Canadian Prime Minister Stephen Harper, calling for the Canadian government to take direct action to free Canadian journalist Mohamed Fahmy.
UBC Journalism students and alumni were honoured with two wins at the Canadian Online Publishing Award (COPA) for their work on China’s Generation Green.
CUT, a multimedia documentary about illegal logging, won a Regional Edward R. Murrow Award, from the Radio Television Digital News Association.
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