In partnership with SFU's school of communication

Solutions Media Showcase

Six minute reports (or stories) about solutions media

Happening 11:45 – 1:00pm in ALICE MACKAY room



1. Empowering Fresh Voices: Media that helps young immigrant and refugee youth influence policy, combat hate and advance inclusion (Tanvi Bhatia  and Ashvan Wal, Fresh Voices)

2. Love Intersections: Provoking artful social change through media (Jen Sungshine, Love Intersections)

3. Karmik & the Opioid Crisis: Social Networks Save Lives (Munroe Craig, Karmik Opioid Crisis Response)

4. The ReMatriate Collective: Using online visual arts to honour and empower Indigenous womxn (Tsēma Igharas, Denver Lynxleg and Jeneen Frei Njootli, The ReMatriate Collective)

5. Banning Big Money in Politics: Crafting media campaigns that influence mainstream discourse (Kai Nagata, Dogwood Initiative)

6. Data Visualization as Story Telling (Robin Puga, Affinity Bridge)

7. Decolonizing Journalism (Emilee Gilpin, National Observer)

8. Watts in the Water: Our oceans contain enough energy to power the planet—if we could just get our hands on it (Bruce Grieson, Hakai Magazine)

9. The Housing Fix: Reporting on Solutions to the Housing Crisis (Christopher Cheung, The Tyee’s Housing Fix Project)

10. Collaborative Journalism: How can journalists better cover B.C.’s complex child welfare system? (Brielle Morgan and Diana Oproescu, Discourse Media)

11. Line in the Sand: Can storytelling stop a pipeline? (Peter McCartney, Climate Campaigner for the Wilderness Committee)

Showcase MC:  

Jorge Amigo, Director of Engagement at National Observer


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