Press & Media

A list of recent press coverage of our research and press appearances by members of the Social Media Lab

Featured Press Coverage

The Agenda (TVO)
CBC Radio Spark
Motherboard (Vice)
NPR
CBS News
MIT Technology Review
Vice News
CityLab (The Atlantic)
The Washington Post
The Globe and Mail
Foreign Affairs
Fast Company
Policy Options
Toronto Star
Nature
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Press & Media Archives

International

  1. Motherboard (Vice), “Social Media Is Broken, But You Should Still Report Hate” by Rachel Chen (Jan. 23, 2019).

Canadian

  1. Global News, “Unvaccinated: A former vaccination skeptic warns of online misinformation” by Jeff Semple (April 4, 2019).
  2. TVO | The Agenda, “Social Media and the Problem of Hateful Content” with host Steve Paikin (April 3, 2019).
  3. CBC News, “Skepticism needed as parties, third-party advertisers court votes online, experts say” with files from Raffy Boudjikanian, Terry Reith and Jennie Russell (April 2, 2019).
  4. CBC News, “Viral mosque shooting video raises questions about social media firms’ responsibilities” by Emily Chung (Mar. 15, 2019). Published in: Yahoo! News Canada.
  5. IT World Canada, “Add cyber crime to ICANN’s work, urges Canadian internet leader” by Howard Solomon (Feb. 28, 2019).
  6. Toronto Star, “Toronto police investigating ‘reckless’ video of woman throwing chair from downtown highrise” by Jack Hauen & Gilbert Ngabo (Feb. 11, 2019).
  7. Toronto Star, “This B.C. woman’s recipe is one of the most popular of all time — and the story behind it is bananas” by Megan Ogilvie (Jan. 20, 2019). Published in: The Hamilton SpectatorLe Journal Canadien, OurWindsor.ca, etc.

International

  1. Noticias de la Ciencia y la Tecnología, “¿Por qué los usuarios piden privacidad y siguen compartiendo contenido en las redes?” (Dec. 5, 2018).
  2. MIT Technology Review, “Twitter wants to reduce the ‘health’ of its conversations to four numbers. Good luck, say experts.” By Rachel Metz (Mar. 8, 2018).
  3. Europa Press, “Twitter creó un Prometeo que ahora le es inmanejable” by Saul Ameliach (Mar. 21, 2018).

Canadian

  1. CBC News, “A look back at the year Facebook’s dark side came to light” by Ramona Pringle (Dec. 22, 2018).
  2. Targeted News Service, Majority of social media users in Canada avoid talking politics online for fear it might upset another person” (Dec. 18, 2018).
  3. Financial Post, The seven-step social media method to grow your business” (Nov. 29, 2018).
  4. The Globe and Mail, “Entrepreneurs can ill afford to skip Twitter in building their business” (Nov. 19, 2018).
  5. Chatelaine FR, Comment mieux utiliser Internet à partir d’aujourd’hui” (Nov. 16, 2018).
  6. Ottawa Citizen, “How a collection of apparently fake Twitter accounts launched a troll campaign to support the Ottawa Senators” by Drake Fenton & Vito Pilieci (Nov. 16, 2018).
  7. The Canadian Press, “Observers say endorsements in municipal elections can be a double-edged sword” by Michelle McQuigge (Oct. 19, 2018). Published in: The Globe and Mail, Global News, etc.
  8. Policy Options, “Journalists should be careful when using social media posts to report what the public thinks, and should tell readers how the data was collected.” By Elizabeth Dubois, Anatoliy Gruzd, Jenna Jacobson (Sep. 28, 2018).
  9. Chatelaine, “How To Improve Your Internet Experience Right Now” by Rachel Chen (Sep. 25, 2018).
  10. The Logic, “Hootsuite faces internal, customer discontent amid challenges to its core business” by Sean Craig (Aug. 23, 2018).
  11. CBC Radio 1 WHITEHORSE — Airplay, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Dave White (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  12. CBC Radio 1 TORONTO — Here and Now, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Gill Deacon  (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  13. CBC Radio 1 EDMONTON — Radio Active, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Adrienne Pan (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  14. CBC Radio 1 CAPE BRETON, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Wendy Bergfeldt (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  15. CBC Radio 1 VICTORIA — All Points West, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Jason D’Souza (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  16. CBC Radio 1 HALIFAX — Mainstreet, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Bob Murphy (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  17. CBC Radio 1 YELLOWKNIFE — Trail’s End, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Lawrence Nayally (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  18. CBC Radio 1 ST. JOHN’S — On the Go, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Ted Blades (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  19. CBC Radio 1 SASKATCHEWAN – Afternoon Edition, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Garth Materie (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  20. CBC Radio 1 VANCOUVER — On the Coast, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Gloria Macarenko (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  21. CBC Radio 1 WINNIPEG — Up to Speed, “Dangerous Selfies” with host  Ismaila Alfa (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  22. CBC Radio 1 CALGARY — Homestretch, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Doug Dirks (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  23. CBC Radio 1 SUDBURY/THUNDER BAY — Up North, “Dangerous Selfies” with host Wab Rices (Aug. 17, 2018). 
  24. University Affairs, “Keeping pace with the digital world” by Sheila Cote-Meek” (Jun. 1, 2018).
  25. Like Nobody’s Business, Social media screening in today’s labour market” (July. 25, 2018).
  26. CBC News, “How a 9/11 Truther may be influencing which Ontario election videos you see” by Mike Wise (May 26, 2018).
  27. Insurance Business, “Influencers face defamation, intellectual property risks” by Alicja Grzadkowska (Apr. 30, 2018).
  28. CBC Radio One – Ontario Morning, “Tumblr and Fake Accounts” (Mar. 27, 2018).
  29. Toronto Star, “Experts call for transparency over political parties and data mining” by Geordon Omand (Mar. 25, 2018). *Also picked up by over 40 print and online news outlets.
  30. CTV News, “Cambridge Analytica: Could it happen in Canada?” by Geordon Omand (Mar. 25, 2018). *Also picked up by over 40 print and online news outlets.
  31. CTV News Toronto, Interview with Prof. Anatoliy Gruzd, Business Management, on privacy concerns” (Mar. 23, 2018).
  32. CTV News – Your Morning, “Is it the beginning of the end for social media?” (Mar. 22, 2018).
  33. Global News, “How Cambridge Analytica’s use of 50 million Facebook users’ data turned into a scandal” by Jessica Vomiero (Mar. 21, 2018). 
  34. Citytv Toronto – CityNews at 5, “Facebook apps and privacy” (Mar. 19, 2018).
  35. CBC Radio Spark, “How does your social media use stack up against other Canadians?” (Mar. 9, 2018). [Podcast]

International

  1. Health24, “Social media can leave you feeling more isolated” (Mar. 8, 2017).
  2. CBS News, “Feeling lonely? Social media may have something to do with it” by Randy Dotinga (Mar. 6, 2017).
  3. Fast Company, “How Trump’s Opponents Are Crowdsourcing The Resistance” by Sean Captain (Jan. 31, 2017).

Canadian

  1. CBC News, “Rampant social media misuse puts future of popular platforms at risk” by Ramona Pringle (Dec. 8, 2017)
  2. National Observer, “Facebook to target ‘bad actors’” (Oct. 19, 2017).
  3. Global News, “Facebook Canada unveils plan to fight fake news, hacking in lead-up to 2019 election” by Rahul Kalvapalle (Oct. 19, 2017).
  4. Toronto Star, “Facebook set to unveil plan to guard against fake news during Canadian election campaign” by Sabrina Nanji (Oct. 16, 2017).
  5. CBC News, “When algorithms go bad: Online failures show humans are still needed” by Ramona Pringle (Oct. 1, 2017).
  6. Reuters, “Facebook to launch election integrity effort in Canada” (Sep. 17, 2017). Published in: Business Insider, The Globe and Mail, etc.
  7. CBC News (St. John’s), “Irma pounds Sunshine State” anchored by Peter Armstrong (Sep. 12, 2017).
  8. Vice News, “Data dump” by Kate Fane (Aug. 22, 2017).
  9. Global News, “Canada lags as Britain moves to give citizens more control over personal data” by Maham Abedi (Aug. 11, 2017).
  10. The Globe and Mail, “Social media got us into a mess. Can it get us out of it?” by Anatoliy Gruzd & Philip Mai (Jun. 14, 2017).
  11. CBC News, “Facebook’s crackdown on fake news spreads to Germany” by Dan Misener (Jan. 17, 2017).

International

  1. Health Day, (International), “Can Facebook Friend Requests Predict Longevity?” Written by Randy Dotinga, 10/31/2016.  Published/Printed in: Cosumnes Connection, Health.com, ePharmaC, MedicineNet, philly.com
  2. FIPP, (International), “Why data visualisation of social analytics is the next frontier for publishers.” Written by Jessica Patterson, 03/30/2016.

Canadian

  1. Maclean’s, “Is the world falling out of love with Facebook?” by Chris Sorensen (Dec. 1, 2016).
  2. CBC News, “Want to delete your internet presence? New tool aims to help you vanish” by Dan Misener (Nov. 20, 2016).
  3. CBC News, “Facebook drug-selling groups still online, despite being flagged as illegal” (Nov. 15, 2016).
  4. The Eyeopener, “Political Twitter bots can help or deceive us” by Sylvia Lorico (Nov. 12, 2016).
  5. The Chronicle Herald, “Researchers eye bridge shutdown woes, cures” (Jun. 1, 2016).
  6. Seventeen, “Facebook shows users different things based on their ethnicity” by Noelle Devoe (Mar. 28, 2016).
  7. Ryersonian, “Ryerson professors named Canada Research Chairs” by Samantha Tapp (Feb. 15, 2016).
  8. The Eyeopener, “Ryerson professors named new Canada Research Chairs” by Nicole Schmidt (Feb. 11, 2016).

International

  1. The Washington Post, “‘Unfriending’ Trump supporters is just another example of how we isolate ourselves online” by Caitlin Dewey (Dec. 16, 2015).

Canadian

  1. Global News, “Tweets in your timeline may show up out of chronological order soon” by Nicole Bogart (Dec. 9, 2015).
  2. The Globe and Mail, “Campuses grapple with response to online threat after Wilfrid Laurier lockdown” by Affan Chowdhry and Simona Chiose (Oct. 16, 2015).
  3. CBC News, “Facebook friendships breaking down over election debates, says social media researcher” by The Calgary Eyeopener (Oct. 15, 2015).
  4. The Eyeopener, “Social Media Lab helps students track polls during election” by Justin Chandler (Oct. 9, 2015).
  5. CTV News, “Share or report? How offensive content is dealt with on social media” by Josh Elliott (Aug. 28, 2015).
  6. The Globe and Mail, “Gunman’s video of Virginia shooting raises questions about role of social media” by Shane Dingman (Aug. 26, 2015).
  7. CBC News, “Why the Virginia shooting is being called the 1st ‘social media murder’” by Meagan Fitzpatrick (Aug. 26, 2015).
  8. The Globe and Mail, “Business students put hacking to good use” by Jennifer Lewington (Jun. 12, 2015).
  9. Financial Post, “Making it pay: Can Pinterest, Instagram and Snapchat convert followers to buyers?” By Catherine McIntyre (Jun. 10, 2015).
  10. CBC News, “Facebook, New York Times deal could change news business” by Matt Kwong (Mar. 27, 2015). Published in: The Huffington Post.
  11. Leader-Post, “The causes and effects of social media explosions” by Austin M. Davis  (Mar. 21, 2015). Published in: Ottawa Citizen, The Star Phoenix, etc.
  12. The Globe and Mail, “Six things Facebook’s new community rules won’t allow” by Affan Chowdhry (Mar. 16, 2015).
  13. CP24 (Toronto), “Mourners turn out to pay tribute in front of building where Elijah wandered off” by Joshua Freeman (Feb. 21, 2015).
  14. CTV News (Atlantic Canada), “Regulating disturbing online behaviour could do more harm than good: expert” by Geordon Omand (Feb. 17, 2015).
  15. The Canadian Press, “Allowing for disturbing online behaviour can be a good thing, says expert” by Geordon Omand (Feb. 16, 2015). Published in: CTV News, Winnipeg Free Press, Metro News, etc.

International

  1. Huffington Post Live, “Emotion and Virality on Social Media” hosted by Ahmed Shihab-Eldin (Mar. 18, 2014).
  2. U.S. News, “Yes, You Can Catch a Bad Mood on Facebook” by Kathleen Doheny (Mar. 13, 2014).

Canadian

  1. Ryersonian, “Lab for social media research comes to Rye” (Sep. 26, 2014).
  2. CBC News, “Ryerson University opens a social media lab” by Sima Sahar Zerehi (Sep. 16, 2014).
  3. CBC News, “Michael Brown’s shooting in Ferguson lost on social media” by Sima Sahar Zerehi (Aug. 19, 2014).
  4. Financial Post, “We are all guinea pigs: Is Facebook Inc playing with our emotions or just product testing?” By Philippe de Montigny (Jul. 5, 2014).
  5. Canada.com, “Ello’s co-founder wants to change how money is made online” by Ashley Csanady (Jun. 10, 2014). Published in: Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Calgary Herald, The Windsor Star, etc.
  6. CTV News @ 6, (Atlantic Canada), “Malaysian airliner mystery captures attention around the world” anchored by Steve Murphy and Jayson Baxter (Apr. 22, 2014).
  7. CTV News (Atlantic Canada), “Worry increases for Ukrainians living in the Maritimes” by Kayla Hounsell, (Mar. 17, 2014).
  8. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “A Ukrainian Haligonian reacts to the Crimean Referendum” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Mar. 17, 2014).
  9. CBC (Atlantic Canada), “Happy 25th birthday, World Wide Web” by Jon Tattrie (Mar. 12, 2014).
  10. Global Maritimes: Evening News, “The Dangers of Fake News Spreading on Social Media” reported by Mayya Assouad (Jan. 24, 2014).

Press Releases

Canadian

  1. The ‘Fax, “Episode 3” reported by Megan Marrelli, hosted by Jenn Cameron & Moh Hashem (Nov. 26, 2013).
  2. Connected for Business, “4 Ways to handle negative customer feedback” by Jane Doucet (Oct. 8, 2013).
  3. The Canadian Press, “Rehtaeh Parsons ad generates privacy debate” by Michael Tutton and Melanie Patten (Sep. 18, 2013). Published in: Metro News, The Chronicle Herald and CTV Atlantic, etc.
  4. Sun News Network, “What’s the chatter on #NSPOLI?” Anchored by David Akin (Sep. 16, 2013).
  5. The Chronicle Herald, “Online activists have NDP in sights” by Paul McLeod (Sep. 16, 2013).
  6. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “N.S. Election: Monitoring political Twitter traffic” anchored by Steve Murphy (Sep. 16, 2013).
  7. The Chronicle Herald, “Social media’s effect on vote #unclear” by Laura Fraser (Sep. 16, 2013).
  8. CBC Radio: Mainstreet (90.5 FM, the Maritimes), “2013 NS Election” (Sep. 16, 2013).
  9. News 95-7 (CJNI-FM, Halifax, NS), “2013 NS Election” hosted by Scott Simpson (Sep. 7, 2013).
  10. Atlantic Business Magazine, “The bigger picture” by Steve Proctor (July-August, 2013, Vol.24 No.4).
  11. News 95-7 (CJNI-FM, Halifax, NS), “Social Media Lab” hosted by Scott Simpson (Apr. 27, 2013).
  12. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Information overload? The rise of social media” anchored by Steve Murphy (Apr. 22, 2013).
  13. Global News, “Reddit users work to find Boston bombing suspects” by Nicole Bogart (Apr. 18, 2013).
  14. CBC News (Thunder Bay, ON), “School board wants Facebook ‘confessions’ pages gone” (Apr. 17, 2013).
  15. CBC Radio: Superior Morning (Thunder Bay, ON), “Facebook Confessions” hosted by Lisa Laco (Apr. 17, 2013).
  16. CTV News @ 5 (Atlantic Canada), “A peek inside Dalhousie’s Social Media Lab” reported by Felicia Yap (Mar. 22, 2013).
  17. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Hoping for changes in the Catholic Church” anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Kelland Sundahl (Mar. 13, 2013).
  18. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Conclave gets trendy on Twitter” anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Kayla Hounsell (Mar. 12, 2013).
  19. Global Maritimes: Evening News, “The New Dalhousie Social Media Lab” anchored by Ron Kronstein, with reporting by Mayya Assouad (Feb. 26, 2013).
  20. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Unflattering definition of Acadia University pulled from online dictionary” anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Felicia Yap (Feb. 21, 2013).

Press Releases

International

  1. Nature, “Facebook ‘likes’ the scientific method” by Zoë Corbyn (Jul. 25, 2012).
  2. Los Angeles Times, “Twitter friends: It may be a good idea to meet ip” by Jamie Beckman (Apr. 6, 2012).
  3. Foreign Affairs, “How Twitter Makes the Internet More Local” by Yuri Takhteyev, Barry Wellman and Anatoliy Gruzd (Apr. 4, 2012).
  4. SINA Hong Kong, “Twitter誕生六周年:從6個方面改變工作生活 (Twitter’s birthday: How it has changed our work life)” (Mar. 25, 2012).
  5. The Scholarly Kitchen, “Birds of a feather blog together” by Phil Davis (Mar. 7, 2012).
  6. The Atlantic, “Airline routes are a pretty good predictor of Twitter connections” by Rebecca J. Rosen (Feb. 24, 2012).
  7. NPR: Morning Edition, “Why Twitter Ties Resemble Airline Hub Maps” hosted by Steve Inskeep, with reporting by Shankar Vedantam (Feb. 21, 2012).
  8. Slate, “How Twitter traffic follows air traffic” by Adam Sneed (Feb. 21, 2012).
  9. National Affairs, “When in Rome” by Kevin Lewis (Feb. 7, 2012).
  10. Market Watch (The Wall Street Journal), “Government of Canada announces research funding to improve quality of life and economic prosperity” posted by Marketwire (Jan. 24, 2012).

Canadian

  1. Journal Métro, “Les médias sociaux ont un impact sur le sport” by Monte Stewart (Dec. 12, 2012).
  2. Global News, “Athletes say social media will become more prominent in 2013” by Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press (Dec. 11, 2012).
  3. CBC Radio: Mainstreet (90.5 FM, the Maritimes), “Hash-tagging Hurricanes” hosted by Stephanie Domet (Oct. 30, 2012).
  4. CTV News @ 5 (Atlantic Canada), “#Influence12: Symposium & Workshop on Measuring Influence on Social Media” anchored by Steve Murphy & Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap (Oct. 28, 2012).
  5. CBC Radio: Island Morning (96.1 FM, Charlottetown, PEI), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Matt Rainnie (Jul. 25, 2012).
  6. CBC Radio: West Coast Morning Show (990 AM, Corner Brook, NL), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Bernice Hillier (Jul. 25, 2012).
  7. CBC Radio: Central Morning (540 AM, Gander, NL), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Leigh-Anne Power (Jul. 25, 2012).
  8. CBC Radio: Information Morning (105.1 FM, Cape Breton, NS), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Steve Sutherland (Jul. 25, 2012).
  9. CBC Radio: The Early Edition (88.1 FM, Vancouver, BC), “Olympic tweeting” Hosted by Rick Cluff, 07/25/2012.
  10. CBC Radio: The Morning Edition (102.5 FM, Regina, SK), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Sheila Coles (Jul. 25, 2012).
  11. CBC Radio: Calgary Eyeopener (99.1 FM, Calgary, AB), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by David Gray (Jul. 25, 2012).
  12. CBC Radio: On The Island (90.5 FM, Victoria, BC), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Gregor Craigie (Jul. 25, 2012).
  13. CBC Radio: Early Shift (97.5 FM, Windsor, ON), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Tony Doucette (Jul. 25, 2012).
  14. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Reaction to Halifax Bridge Commission New Safety Campaign on Social Media” anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Ron Shaw (May 15, 2012).
  15. The Telegraph Journal, “Canadians are Addicted to the Internet and Social Media” (May 11, 2011).
  16. Toronto Star, “Twitter’s Birthday: Six Tweet Years Already?” by Alyshah Hasham (Mar. 22, 2012).
  17. The Canadian Press, “NDP Leadership: Convention Marks Major Change In How Leader Chosen” by Stephanie Levitz (Mar. 22, 2012). Published in: Huffington Post Canada, Winnipeg Free Press, Yahoo! News Canada, etc.
  18. Global News, “Visualizing the Split on Toronto City Council” by Patrick Cain and Leslie Young (Mar. 20, 2012).
  19. CTV News @ 6, “KONY 2012: The Most Viral Video Ever” anchored by Steve Murphy (Mar. 12, 2012).
  20. CTV News @ 5, “Facebooking: A Win-win For Profit and Non-Profit Organizations” anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap (Feb. 28, 2012).
  21. Maclean’s, “The Internet vs. Hamza Kashgari” by Gabriela Perdomo (Feb. 24, 2012).
  22. CTV News @ 5, “Threats to Privacy: Opposition to Bill C-30 – The Lawful Access Bill” anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap (Feb. 15, 2012).
  23. UNews, “Few medical bloggers cite original research: Dal study” by Adam Scotti (Jan. 25, 2012).
  24. The Chronicle Herald, “Bell Aliant Brings Social TV to Nova Scotia” by Remo Zaccagna (Jan. 24, 2012).
  25. The Halifax Commoner, “Reconnecting the old-fashioned way” by Bianca Müller (Jan. 14, 2012).

Press Releases

International

  1. CityLab (The Atlantic), “How Twitter proves that place matters” by Richard Florida (Dec. 7, 2011).
  2. Associated Press, “Young viral video stars fuel ethics, privacy debate” by James Keller (Mar. 30, 2011). Published in: Yahoo! News and The Globe and Mail.
  3. SAAB Magazine, It’s a ‘Twittermobile!” by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd & Philip Mai (Feb. 1, 2011, pgs. 52-53).
  4. Nieman Journalism Lab, “‘Like,’ ‘share,’ and ‘recommend’: How the warring verbs of social media will influence the news’ future” by Joshua Benton (Jan. 28, 2011).

Canadian

  1. CommandN.tv, “Academics In Social Media” hosted by Amber Mac, with reporting by Lara Killian (Dec. 14, 2011).
  2. Dal News,“Competition gets students to think in ‘apps’” by Nick Laugher (Nov. 22, 2011).
  3. CTV News: Morning Live (Atlantic Canada), “Facebook Privacy Issues” hosted by Heidi Petracek (Nov. 16, 2011).
  4. UNews, “Social media helping scholars connect” by Jonathan Briggins (Nov. 8, 2011).
  5. Dal Gazette,“Students pitch web designs” by Jonathan Briggins (Nov. 4, 2011).
  6. King’s Journalism Review, “Seniors Go Social, But Not for News” by Danielle Noble (Nov. 1, 2011).
  7. CBC News (Nova Scotia), “Fighting Crime Online: Does Social Media Helps or Hurts Police Investigation” anchored by Tom Murphy & Amy Smith, with reporting by Elizabeth Chiu (Oct. 31, 2011).
  8. CBC Radio: Maritime Noon (90.5 FM), “Internet Metering In Canada” hosted by Norma Lee MacLeod (Jul. 17, 2011).
  9. CTV News @ 5 (Atlantic Canada), “Facebook Introduces New Skype Features” anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap (Jul. 7, 2011).
  10. Postmedia News, “Canadian firm Radian6 monitoring Obama’s Twitter town hall” by Polly Leger (Jul. 6, 2011). Published in: The Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, etc.
  11. The Telegraph Journal, “Atlantic ministers delve into social media issues” by Polly Leger (Jun. 16, 2011).
  12. CTV News @ 5 (Atlantic Canada), “How Online Videos Killed the Corner Video Store” anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap (May 28, 2011).
  13. CBC Radio: Maritime Noon (90.5 FM), “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 (May 26, 2011).
  14. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Social Media Reaction to the Results of the Federal Elections” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (May 3, 2011).
  15. The Chronicle Herald, “In election law showdown, victory was Tweet” by Eva Hoare (May 3, 2011).
  16. Global News: Global National, “The Social Network: How it Helped the Green Party to Win a Seat In Parliament” anchored by Robin Gill, with reporting by Jennifer Tryon (May 3, 2011).
  17. Global News: Global National: Special Election Night Coverage, “Debates and Discussion About Contested Ridings In Nova Scotia  From the  World of Social Media” anchored by Dawna Friesen, with reporting by Jennifer Tryon (May 2, 2011).
  18. The Hill Times, “Many candidates complain of dirty tricks, election-related vandalism in nasty campaign” by Kristen Shane (May 2, 2011).
  19. Global News, “Twitter users ignore #elxn41 warning: Atlantic Canada results come out early on social media” by Nick Logan (May 2, 2011).
  20. CBC Radio: Special Election Night Coverage (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Election Updates From the Twitterverse” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (May 2, 2011).
  21. FOCUS Newsletter on University Teaching and Learning, (Halifax, NS), “Universities and Social Networking: What’s There For Us?” by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd (Spring, 2011).
  22. CBC Radio: Information Morning (89.3 FM, Winnipeg, MB), “The Impact of Social Media In the Federal Election” hosted by Terry MacLeod & Marcy Markusa (Apr. 25, 2011).
  23. Postmedia News, “Twitter Can Yield Accurate Predictions For Real-World Polling: Analysis” by Misty Harris (Apr. 23, 2011 & Apr. 25, 2011). Published in: The Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Canada.com, etc.
  24. CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Twitter Tiff” anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Garreth MacDonald (Apr. 21, 2011).
  25. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Bots Following Party Leaders on Twitter” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Apr. 20, 2011).
  26. CBC TV: The Evening News (Halifax, NS), “The Facebook (Twitter) Election” anchored by Amy Smith, with reporting by Stephen Puddicombe (Apr. 18, 2011). *Featured lab members: Kathleen Staves, Sreejata Chatterjee and Philip Mai.
  27. CBC Radio One: The World at Six, “The Social Media Lab at Dalhousie” hosted by Alison Smith, with reporting by Stephen Puddicombe (Apr. 18, 2011). *Featured lab members: Kathleen Staves, Sreejata Chatterjee and Philip Mai.
  28. Toronto Star, “The revolution will be digitized” by Antonia Zerbisias (Apr. 15, 2011).
  29. The Canadian Press, “Women ejected from Harper rally a Conservative social media stumble, experts say” by Allison Jones (Apr. 5, 2011). Published in: Global News, The National Post, Metro News, etc.
  30. The Mike Smyth Show – CKNW (980 AM, Vancouver, BC), “Posting Your Kid Online” hosted by Mike Smyth (Apr. 4, 2011).
  31. 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” by David Rutherford (Mar. 30, 2011).
  32. The Globe and Mail, “Canada’s First Social Media Election is On, But Will People Vote?” Written by Bill Curry (Mar. 28, 2011).
  33. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Federal Budget Debate on Social Media” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Mar. 23, 2011).
  34. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Canada Games (Closing) on Social Media” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Feb. 28, 2011). *Featured Lab member: Philip Mai.
  35. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Tweeting the Games, Part II” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Feb. 21, 2011).
  36. CBC Radio: Information Morning (105.1 FM, Cape Breton, NS), “Canada Games on Social Media” hosted by Steve Sutherland (Feb. 16, 2011).
  37. CBC Radio: Island Morning (96.1 FM, Charlottetown, PEI), “Studying Twitter at the Canada Winter Games” hosted by Matt Rainnee & Mitch Cormier (Feb. 16, 2011).
  38. CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Spreading Joy 140 Characters at a Time” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Feb. 14, 2011).
  39. Dal News, “Sharing enthusiasm online” by Ryan McNutt (Feb. 14, 2011).
  40. UNews, “Testing Tweets at the Canada Games” by Samantha Durnford (Feb. 9, 2011). (Featured lab member: Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd and Sreejata Chatterjee)
  41. CKDU: King’s News (88.1 FM, Halifax, NS), “iConfession App” reporting by Lily Ames (Feb. 9, 2011).
  42. CKDU: King’s News (88.1 FM, Halifax, NS), “Happiness Online” reporting by Lily Ames (Jan. 31, 2011).
  43. The Chronicle Herald, “Testing Tweets for trends” by Pat Lee (Jan. 31, 2011).

Press Releases