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Professor, School of Journalism, University of British Columbia

I am a professor at the University of British Columbia's School of Journalism, Writing and Media, and previously served as department head. I founded and run the school's Global Reporting Centre, in which we study the global journalism landscape and seek to improve global reporting practices. I also founded and teach the Global Reporting Program, in which we work with graduate students around the world to study and practice global journalism. I previously taught at Columbia University. I'm a regular contributor to The New York Times, CBS News 60 Minutes and PBS Frontline.


  • –present
    Professor, University of British Columbia


  • 1993 
    Columbia University, Journalism