journalism

In conversation with Sean Holman

Sean Holman has been teaching trauma-informed climate journalism at UVic since last year, and is the head of an international project that gives a voice to survivors of climate disasters. 
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Reporting Resilience lecture: Journalists talk challenging colonialism in the media

Camosun College welcomed journalist Jenessa Joy Klukas and photojournalist Mike Graeme on Oct. 26 for the guest talk "Reporting Resilience!" 

Connie Walker talks healing through storytelling at UVic lecture series

As part of UVic’s University Librarian Public Lecture series, critically acclaimed Cree journalist and podcaster, Connie Walker, gave a lecture and participated in a panel discussion at the First People’s…
Wayne Crookes and Sean Holman (right), photo by John Threlfall via UVic News.

Sean Holman begins Environmental and Climate Journalism professorship at UVic

On Sept. 1, renowned investigative journalist Sean Holman began a five-year appointment as the new Wayne Crookes Professor of Environmental and Climate Journalism with the University of Victoria’s Department of…
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Local independent news has never been more relevant

COVID-19 coverage underscores the necessity of journalism Even with all of its unpredictability, 2020 has proved the importance of local news coverage. Local news helps people learn about local issues,…

Toronto Star free subscription a beacon of hope for dying Journalism industry

Ahead of the federal election this fall, the Toronto Star has offered university students a temporary free digital subscription. This move comes at an important time, as multiple decisions have…

EDITORIAL | The role of the Martlet in fostering social change

So what is our role as the Martlet? In our efforts to remain objective, we have sometimes shied away from expressing support for students in a way that counters the…

Union or bust: BuzzFeed Canada joins U.S. in unionizing

If you follow any BuzzFeed employees on Twitter, your feed was likely flooded with Tweets about people being laid off around the end of January. The company let go of…

New writing prof brings international journalism experience to UVic

Deborah Campbell is no stranger to new adventures. From uncovering stories in Egypt, Iran, and Russia, to working undercover in Syria, Campbell brings a wealth of knowledge to her newest…

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