Today’s media links from Canada and beyond: UBC journalism students team up with the New York Times, Craig Silverman spots an error in oil spill photo and a young Afghan woman’s broadcast career. And today’s read: second Eaton Centre shooting victim died in hospital yesterday.




In Canadian media:

UBC journalism students team up with The New York Times

University of British Colombia journalism students have collaborated with The New York Times to produce a video called Dying for Land. The video exposes conflicts over resources and territory between farmers and indigenous people near the Brazil-Paraguay boarder.

Craig Silverman finds error in oil spill photo

Regret the Error founder Craig Silverman has spotted a mistake in a photo on Canadian magazine, Common Ground’s Facebook page. The magazine claims that the photo is of a recent oil spill in Alberta, when it is actually a photo of an oil spill in Alaska taken in 2001

Winnipeg Free Press reporter awarded by Archaeological Association

The Canadian Archaeological Association has awarded Bill Redekop, the Winnipeg Free Press’ regional reporter for a story he wrote last year. He won the writer/producer category and received a Public Communication Award.



In international media:

A young Afghan woman’s struggle in working in broadcast

Although Sanga Jabarkhil’s family did not speak with her for a year, the young Afghan woman continued her career in broadcast. Many of her family and friends are unhappy in her career choice, as it is controversial for a woman to be in such a profession in Afghanistan.


Today’s read:

Second Eaton Centre shooting victim, 22, dies in hospital

Toronto police say a 22-year-old man who was one of several people shot at the Eaton Centre last weekend died of injuries last night. The Globe and Mail did not name the victim, due to a publication ban, but the Toronto Star has.

Angelina King is a freelance journalist who works as a reporter for CTV News Channel in Toronto. She previously reported for CTV in her hometown of Saskatoon and is a graduate of Ryerson University's journalism program. Angelina has a special interest in court and justice reporting, but is always grateful to share a human interest story. You can reach her at: @angelinakCTV.