Press & Media

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.

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  • Journal Métro, “Les médias sociaux ont un impact sur le sport” by Monte Stewart (Dec. 12, 2012).
  • Global News, “Athletes say social media will become more prominent in 2013” by Monte Stewart, The Canadian Press (Dec. 11, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: Mainstreet (90.5 FM, the Maritimes), “Hash-tagging Hurricanes” hosted by Stephanie Domet (Oct. 30, 2012).
  • 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).
  • CBC Radio: Island Morning (96.1 FM, Charlottetown, PEI), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Matt Rainnie (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: West Coast Morning Show (990 AM, Corner Brook, NL), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Bernice Hillier (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: Central Morning (540 AM, Gander, NL), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Leigh-Anne Power (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (105.1 FM, Cape Breton, NS), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Steve Sutherland (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • 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 (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: Calgary Eyeopener (99.1 FM, Calgary, AB), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by David Gray (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: On The Island (90.5 FM, Victoria, BC), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Gregor Craigie (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • CBC Radio: Early Shift (97.5 FM, Windsor, ON), “Olympic tweeting” hosted by Tony Doucette (Jul. 25, 2012).
  • 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).
  • The Telegraph Journal, “Canadians are Addicted to the Internet and Social Media” (May 11, 2011).
  • Toronto Star, “Twitter’s Birthday: Six Tweet Years Already?” by Alyshah Hasham (Mar. 22, 2012).
  • 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 PressYahoo! News Canada, etc.
  • Global News, “Visualizing the Split on Toronto City Council” by Patrick Cain and Leslie Young (Mar. 20, 2012).
  • CTV News @ 6, “KONY 2012: The Most Viral Video Ever” anchored by Steve Murphy (Mar. 12, 2012).
  • 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).
  • Maclean’s, “The Internet vs. Hamza Kashgari” by Gabriela Perdomo (Feb. 24, 2012).
  • 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).
  • UNews, Few medical bloggers cite original research: Dal study” by Adam Scotti (Jan. 25, 2012).
  • The Chronicle Herald, “Bell Aliant Brings Social TV to Nova Scotia” by Remo Zaccagna (Jan. 24, 2012).
  • The Halifax Commoner, “Reconnecting the old-fashioned way” by Bianca Müller (Jan. 14, 2012).

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  • CommandN.tv, “Academics In Social Media” hosted by Amber Mac, with reporting by Lara Killian (Dec. 14, 2011).
  • Dal News,Competition gets students to think in ‘apps’ by Nick Laugher (Nov. 22, 2011).
  • CTV News: Morning Live (Atlantic Canada), “Facebook Privacy Issues” hosted by Heidi Petracek (Nov. 16, 2011).
  • UNews, Social media helping scholars connect” by Jonathan Briggins (Nov. 8, 2011).
  • Dal Gazette,Students pitch web designs” by Jonathan Briggins (Nov. 4, 2011).
  • King’s Journalism Review, “Seniors Go Social, But Not for News” by Danielle Noble (Nov. 1, 2011).
  • 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).
  • CBC Radio: Maritime Noon (90.5 FM), “Internet Metering In Canadahosted by Norma Lee MacLeod (Jul. 17, 2011).
  • CTV News @ 5 (Atlantic Canada), “Facebook Introduces New Skype Features” anchored by Starr Dobson, with reporting by Felicia Yap (Jul. 7, 2011).
  • 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.
  • The Telegraph Journal, “Atlantic ministers delve into social media issues” by Polly Leger (Jun. 16, 2011).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • The Chronicle Herald, “In election law showdown, victory was Tweet” by Eva Hoare (May 3, 2011).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • The Hill Times, “Many candidates complain of dirty tricks, election-related vandalism in nasty campaign” by Kristen Shane (May 2, 2011).
  • Global News, “Twitter users ignore #elxn41 warning: Atlantic Canada results come out early on social media” by Nick Logan (May 2, 2011).
  • 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).
  • FOCUS Newsletter on University Teaching and Learning, (Halifax, NS), “Universities and Social Networking: What’s There For Us?” by Dr. Anatoliy Gruzd (Spring, 2011).
  • 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).
  • 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.
  • CTV News @ 6 (Atlantic Canada), “Twitter Tiff” anchored by Steve Murphy, with reporting by Garreth MacDonald (Apr. 21, 2011).
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Bots Following Party Leaders on Twitter” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Apr. 20, 2011).
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Toronto Star, “The revolution will be digitized” by Antonia Zerbisias (Apr. 15, 2011).
  • 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.
  • The Mike Smyth Show – CKNW (980 AM, Vancouver, BC), “Posting Your Kid Online” hosted by Mike Smyth (Apr. 4, 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” by David Rutherford (Mar. 30, 2011).
  • The Globe and Mail, “Canada’s First Social Media Election is On, But Will People Vote?” Written by Bill Curry (Mar. 28, 2011).
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Federal Budget Debate on Social Media” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Mar. 23, 2011).
  • 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.
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (90.5 FM, Halifax, NS), “Tweeting the Games, Part II” hosted by Don Connolly & Elizabeth Logan (Feb. 21, 2011).
  • CBC Radio: Information Morning (105.1 FM, Cape Breton, NS), “Canada Games on Social Media” hosted by Steve Sutherland (Feb. 16, 2011).
  • 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).
  • 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).
  • Dal News, “Sharing enthusiasm online” by Ryan McNutt (Feb. 14, 2011).
  • UNews, Testing Tweets at the Canada Games” by Samantha Durnford (Feb. 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 (Feb. 9, 2011).
  • CKDU: King’s News (88.1 FM, Halifax, NS), “Happiness Online” reporting by Lily Ames (Jan. 31, 2011).
  • The Chronicle Herald, “Testing Tweets for trends” by Pat Lee (Jan. 31, 2011).

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