Press

 

 

Below is a complete list of 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:

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

National Coverage:

  • Postmedia News, (Canada), “Canadian Firm Radian6 Monitoring Obama’s Twitter Town Hall.” Written by Polly Leger, 07/06/2011. Published/Printed in: The Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, etc…
  • Global News: Global National, (Canada), “The Social Network: How it Helped the Green Party to Win a Seat In Parliament.” Anchored by Robin Gill, with reporting by Jennifer Tryon,  05/03/2011.
  • Global News: Global National: Special Election Night Coverage , (Canada), “Debates and Discussion About Contested Ridings In Nova Scotia  From the  World of Social Media.” Anchored by Dawna Friesen, with reporting by Jennifer Tryon, 05/02/2011.
  • Postmedia News, (Canada), “Twitter Can Yield Accurate Predictions For Real-World Polling: Analysis.” Written by Misty Harris, 4/23/2011 and 4/25/2011. Published/Printed in: The Vancouver Sun, Montreal Gazette, Ottawa Citizen, Edmonton Journal, Canada.com, etc…
  • CBC Radio One: The World at Six, (Canada), “The Social Media Lab at Dalhousie.” Hosted by Alison Smith, with reporting by Stephen Puddicombe, 4/18/2011. (Featured lab members: Kathleen Staves, Sreejata Chatterjee and Philip Mai)

Regional Coverage:

- Atlantic Canada -

  • 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 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 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: 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.
  • 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.
  • 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.

Official Press Releases