Up and running again!

The Arctic Journalism blog is starting up again after a year’s hiatus. We’ve been busy behind the scenes and continued to monitor news and tweets via @arcticjourno. Last summer and fall, our research team interviewed nearly 50 journalists working in the...

Site Updates

Our site has been down for the past few weeks, but we’ve been working steadily to get it back up and running. A huge thanks to our team at the UBC School of Journalism, and especially Chantelle Bellrichard for figuring out a way to bring our site back to life. ...

We’re heading north this summer

Our research team will be in many communities across the Canadian Arctic during the next several months. If you are a journalist working anywhere in the Arctic, and you’re interested in participating in this project, please contact us. We will be conducting...
Wrapping up COP 21 research and reporting

Wrapping up COP 21 research and reporting

Our Arctic Journalism research team has spent the past half-month investigating where Arctic issues and communities figure into media and events related to the UNFCCC’s COP 21 in Paris. Here’s a quick summary of the work our research team has done. On our blog,...

How media covered COP 21 and the Arctic

For the past two weeks global attentions have been focused on Paris, where delegates from nearly 200 countries convened to hash out an agreement to curb climate change. For the nearly 4 million people who live across the Arctic, the meeting had an extra sense of...
Arctic Encounters after COP 21

Arctic Encounters after COP 21

During the concluding hours of COP 21 negotiations, a panel of notable Arctic voices gathered to discuss their varied understandings of security in their region. Consensus emerged on one central point: public knowledge of the Arctic is severely lacking. Few citizens...