Press

 

 

Below is a list of recent press coverage and press appearances by members of the lab, along with a list of all press releases about the Social Media Lab.

 

 

Featured Press Coverage

 

usnews.com,  (International), “Yes, You Can Catch a Bad Mood on Facebook.” Written by Kathleen Doheny, 03/13/2014.

 

 

 

 

 

naturecomNature.com, (International), “Facebook ‘likes’ the scientific method.”Written by Zoë Corbyn, 07/25/2012.

 

 

 

Los Angeles Times, (International), “Twitter Friends: It May Be a Good Idea to Meet Up.” Written by Jamie Beckman, 04/06/2012.


Foreign Affairs, (International), “How Twitter Makes the Internet More Local.” Written by Yuri Takhteyev, Barry Wellman, and Anatoliy Gruzd, 04/04/2012.

 

 

NPR (National Public Radio): Morning Edition, (International), “Why Twitter Ties Resemble Airline Hub Maps.” Hosted by Steve Inskeep, with reporting by Shankar Vedantam, 02/21/2012.

 

Slate.com, (International), “How Twitter Traffic Follows Air Traffic.” Written by Adam Sneed, 02/21/2012.

 

 

GlobalNews.ca, (Canada), Visualizing the Split on Toronto City Council.” Written by Patrick Cain and Leslie Young, 03/20/2012.

 

 

Maclean’s, (Canada), “The Internet vs. Hamza Kashgari.” Written by Gabriela Perdomo, 2/24/2012.

 

the Atlantic: Cities, (International),How Twitter Proves That Place Matters. Written by Richard Florida, 12/07/2011.

 

CBC TV: The Evening News,(Halifax, NS), “The Facebook (Twitter) Election.” Anchored by Amy Smith, with reporting by Stephen Puddicombe, 04/18/2011. (Featured lab members: Kathleen Staves, Sreejata Chatterjee and Philip Mai)

 

 

Globe and Mail, (Canada),  Canada’s First Social Media Election is On, But Will People Vote?” Written by Bill Curry, 03/28/2011.

 

 

SAAB Magazine, (International)It’s a ‘Twittermobile! Written by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd and Philip Mai (page 52-53), 02/01/2011.

 

 

 

Nieman Journalism Lab, (International), “Like,” “Share,” and “Recommend”: How the Warring Verbs of Social Media will Influence the News’ Future“. Written by Joshua Benton, 01/28/2011.

Media Coverage and Press Appearances by Regions:

International Coverage:

National Coverage:

Regional Coverage:

– Atlantic Canada –

  • The Chronicle Herald, “Researchers eye bridge shutdown woes, cures”, Reported by The Chronicle Herald
  • CTV News (Atlantic Canada), “Worry increases for Ukrainians living in the Maritimes Reported by Kayla Hounsell, 03/17/2014.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), A Ukrainian Haligonian reacts to the Crimean Referendum” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 03/17/2014.
  • CTV News: CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), “Malaysian airliner mystery captures attention around the world” Anchored by Steve Murphy, with Jayson Baxter, 04/22/2013.
  • CBC, (Atlantic Canada), “Happy 25th birthday, World Wide Web.” Written by Jon Tattrie,  03/12/2014.
  • Global Maritimes: Evening News, (Atlantic Canada), “The Dangers of Fake News Spreading on Social Media” Reported by Mayya Assouad, 01/24/2014.
  • The ‘fax (Halifax, NS), “Episode 3 Reported by Megan Marrelli, Hosted by Jenn Cameron and Moh Hashem 11/26/2013.
  • The Chronicle Herald, (Halifax, NS), “Online activists have NDP in sights” Written by Paul McLeod, 09/16/2013.
  • CTV News:  CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), N.S. Election: Monitoring political Twitter traffic” Anchored by Steve Murphy, 09/16/2013.
  • The Chronicle Herald, (Halifax, NS), “Social media’s effect on vote #unclear” Written by Laura Fraser, 09/16/2013.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Mainstreet (90.5 FM), (The Maritime Provinces, Canada), “2013 NS Election“, 09/16/2013.
  • News 95-7 (CJNI-FM) (Halifax, NS Canada), “2013 NS Election“, Hosted by Scott Simpson, 09/7/2013.
  • Atlantic Business Magazine (Atlantic Canada), “The bigger picture“, Written by Steve Proctor, Vol.24 No.4 (July-August), 2013
  • News 95-7 (CJNI-FM) (Halifax, NS Canada), “Social Media Lab“, Hosted by Scott Simpson, 04/27/2013.
  • CTV News:  CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), Information overload? The rise of social media” Anchored by Steve Murphy, 04/22/2013.
  • CTV News:  CTV News at 5, (Atlantic Canada), A peek inside Dalhousie’s Social Media Lab Reported by Felicia Yap, 03/22/2013.
  • CTV News: CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), “Hoping for changes in the Catholic Church” Anchored by Steve Murphy, with Reporting by Kelland Sundahl , 03/13/2013.
  • CTV News: CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), “Conclave gets trendy on Twitter”  Anchored by Steve Murphy, with Reporting by Kayla Hounsell , 03/12/2013.
  • Global Maritimes: Evening News, (Atlantic Canada), “The New Dalhousie Social Media Lab” Anchored by Ron Kronstein, with Reporting by Mayya Assouad, 02/26/2013. @9min40 sec in the video.
  • CTV News:  CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), Unflattering definition of Acadia University pulled from online dictionary” Anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Felicia Yap, 02/21/2013.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Mainstreet (90.5 FM), (The Maritime Provinces, Canada), “Hash-tagging HurricanesHosted by Stephanie Domet, 10/30/2012.
  • CTV News:  Live at 5, (Atlantic Canada), #Influence12: Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media” Anchored by Steve Murphy and Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap, 10/28/2012.
  • CBC Radio PEI: Island Morning (96.1 FM), (Charlottetown, PEI), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Matt Rainnie, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio: West Coast Morning Show (990 AM), (Corner Brook, NL), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Bernice Hillier, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio: Central Morning (540 AM), (Gander, NL), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Leigh – Anne Power, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (105.1 FM), (Cape Breton, NS), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Steve Sutherland, 07/25/2012.
  • CTV News:  CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), “Reaction to Halifax Bridge Commission New Safety Campaign on Social Media.” Anchored by Steve Murphy, With Reporting by Ron Shaw, 05/15/2012.
  • The Telegraph Journal, (Atlantic Canada), “Canadians are Addicted to the Internet and Social Media.” 05/11/2011.
  • CTV News:  CTV News at 6, (Atlantic Canada), “KONY 2012: The Most Viral Video Ever” Anchored by Steve Murphy, 03/12/2012.
  • CTV News:  Live at 5, (Atlantic Canada), “Facebooking: A Win-win For Profit and Non-Profit Organizations” Anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap, 02/28/2012.
  • CTV News:  Live at 5, (Atlantic Canada), “Threats to Privacy: Opposition to Bill C-30 – The Lawful Access Bill.” Anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap, 02/15/2012.
  • uNews.ca, (Halifax, NS), “Few Medical Bloggers Cite Original Research: Dal Study.” Written by Adam Scotti, 01/25/2012.
  • The Chronicle Herald, (Halifax, NS), “Bell Aliant Brings Social TV to Nova Scotia.” Written by Remo Zaccagna, 01/24/2012.
  • The Halifax Commoner, (Halifax, NS), “Reconnecting the old-fashioned way.” Written by Bianca Müller, 01/14/2012.
  • Dal News, (Halifax, NS),Competition Gets Students to Think In Apps. Written by Nick Laugher, 11/22/2011.
  • CTV News: CTV Morning Live, (Atlantic Canada), “Facebook Privacy Issues.” Hosted by Heidi Petracek, 11/16/2011.
  • CBC News: Nova Scotia,(Halifax, NS), Fighting Crime Online: Does Social Media Helps or Hurts Police Investigation.” Anchored by Tom Murphy and Amy Smith, with reporting by Elizabeth Chiu, 10/31/2011. @6min46 sec in the video.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Maritime Noon (90.5 FM), (The Maritime Provinces, Canada), “Internet Metering In Canada.” Hosted by Norma Lee MacLeod, 07/18/2011.
  • CTV News:  Live at 5, (Atlantic Canada), “Facebook Introduces New Skype Features.” Anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap, 7/7/2011.
  • The Telegraph Journal, (Atlantic Canada), “Atlantic Ministers Delve Into Social Media Issues.” Written by Polly Leger,  06/16/2011.
  • CTV News:  Live at 5, (Atlantic Canada), “How Online Videos Killed the Corner Video Store.” Anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap, 05/28/2011.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Maritime Noon (90.5 FM), (The Maritime Provinces, Canada), Anatoliy Gruzd on A New @StatCan_eng Report that Says NBers Are the Least Likely to Have Internet Access at Home.” Hosted by Norma Lee MacLeod, 05/26/2011.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), “Social Media Reaction to the Results of the Federal Elections.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 05/03/2011.
  • The Chronicle Herald, (Halifax, NS), In Election Law Showdown, Victory was Tweet.” Written by Eva Hoare,  05/03/2011.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Special Election Night Coverage (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), “Election Updates From the Twitterverse.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 05/02/2011.
  • FOCUS Newsletter on University Teaching and Learning, (Halifax, NS),Universities and Social Networking: What’s There For Us? Written by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd, Spring 2011.
  • CTV: News at 6, (Atlantic Canada),Twitter Tiff.” Anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Garreth MacDonald, 04/21/2011.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), “Bots Following Party Leaders on Twitter.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 04/20/2011.
  • CBC TV: The Evening News,(Halifax, NS), The Facebook (Twitter) Election.” Anchored by Amy Smith, with reporting by Stephen Puddicombe, 04/18/2011. (Featured lab members: Kathleen Staves, Sreejata Chatterjee and Philip Mai)
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), “Federal Budget Debate on Social Media.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 03/23/2011.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), “Canada Games (Closing) on Social Media.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 02/28/2011. (Featured Lab member: Philip Mai)
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), Tweeting the Games, Part II.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 02/21/2011.
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (105.1 FM), (Cape Breton, NS), “Canada Games on Social Media.” Hosted by Steve Sutherland, 02/16/2011.
  • CBC Radio PEI: Island Morning (96.1 FM), (Charlottetown, PEI),Studying Twitter at the Canada Winter Games.” Hosted by Matt Rainnee and Mitch Cormier, 02/16/ 2011.
  • CBC Radio NS Mainland: Information Morning (90.5 FM), (Halifax, NS), Spreading Joy 140 Characters at a Time.” Hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan, 02/14/2011.
  • Dal News, (Halifax, NS), Sharing Enthusiasm Online.” Written by Ryan McNutt, 02/14/2011.
  • uNews.ca, (Halifax, NS), “Testing Tweets at the Canada Games.” Written by Samantha Durnford, 02/9/ 2011. (Featured lab member: Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd and Sreejata Chatterjee)
  • CKDU: King’s News (88.1 FM), (Halifax, NS), “iConfession App.” Reporting by Lily Ames, 02/9/2011.
  • CKDU: King’s News (88.1 FM), (Halifax, NS), “Happiness Online.” Reporting by Lily Ames, 01/31/2011.
  • The Chronicle Herald, (Halifax, NS), “Testing Tweets For Trends.” Written by Pat Lee, 01/31/2011.

– Central Canada –

– Western Canada –

  • CBC Radio: The Early Edition (88.1 FM), (Vancouver, BC), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Rick Cluff, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio: The Morning Edition (102.5 FM), (Regina, SK), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Sheila Coles, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio: Calgary Eyeopener (99.1 FM), (Calgary, AB), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by David Gray, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio: On The Island (90.5 FM), (Victoria, BC), “Olympic tweeting.” Hosted by Gregor Craigie, 07/25/2012.
  • CBC Radio Manitoba: Information Morning (89.3 FM), (Winnipeg, MB), “The Impact of Social Media In the Federal Election.” Hosted by Terry MacLeod & Marcy Markusa, 04/25/2011.
  • The Mike Smyth Show, CKNW (980 AM), (Vancouver, BC), “Posting Your Kid Online.” Hosted by Mike Smyth, 04/04/2011.
  • The David Rutherford Show,CHED (630 AM), (Edmonton, AB) and CHQR (770 AM), (Calgary, AB),  “Why Social Media Will be Pivotal In this Year’s Election.” Hosted by David Rutherford, 03/30/2011.

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