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I got to help cover the election as I interned with OpenFile Waterloo Region, a cool twist on local news that's growing throughout Canada. There are OpenFile websites in a couple of cities now. Openfile WR is new to the city, so this kind of election coverage in the region was the first of it's kind. Check … Continue reading ElectionFile with OpenFile Waterloo
Aired on CBC North February 25, 2011.
Professor Laura Penny says lower tuition fees Friday, November 26. 2010- The Dalhousie Gazette Samantha Durnford, News Editor Students gathered around Province House on Granville Street to warn about the threat of rising tuition fees. The Take Your MLAs Back To School event, run by the Canadian Federation of Students Nova Scotia (CFSNS), set up … Continue reading MLAs need to go back to school
This piece aired on CBC's The World This Weekend, February 5, 2011.
Source: Unews.ca We did a live-blog during the Student Day of Action and took calls from journalists in the field at the rally. After the march, myself, Lauren Naish, and Scott Riddell wrote the final story. There's also a time-line following the stories on tuition in Nova Scotia done by myself and Laura Conrad. Marie … Continue reading Student Day of Action: Story, timeline, live-blog, graph
Exclusive: Leslie says she wishes she could be here Feb. 2 Friday, January 28. 2011- The Dalhousie Gazette Samantha Durnford, News Editor Dalhousie Gazette: How do you feel about the Student Day of Action? Megan Leslie: Oh, I think it’s great! I’m very sad I won’t be here. Parliament sits on Jan .31, so I’ll be … Continue reading MP Megan Leslie says student movements work