The Thunderbird is the student publication of the Graduate School of Journalism at University of British Columbia. It showcases the work of the students in the Integrated Journalism course that is led by Prof Alfred Hermida. The course offers an integrated approach to journalism education, with students taught to be able to work across print, broadcast and online mediums.
The School of Journalism offers a distinctive approach to journalism education by media scholars, experts from disciplines across a top-ranked research university and award-winning international journalists in Vancouver, British Columbia, one of the most diverse and progressive cities in the world.
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We correct our errors quickly, appropriately and explicitly as soon as we become aware of them. We do not wait for someone to request a correction. An effective way of correcting a mistake is saying what was wrong as well as putting it right. We publish corrections in a prominent and consistent location online. Corrections at the Journalism School will be published at the top of the story, to indicate that it was corrected, with a link to the bottom of the story that will outline what was corrected and why.
Photo gallery: Behind the scenes at TheThunderbird.ca
1) Production day
(Photos by Daniel Guillemette)