#TEDxTt 2012 Preview: Sam Eifling

For a preview of Sam’s talk, listen to our Indigenous Rights and Title Episode

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Sam Eifling will receive his master’s in journalism from UBC this month but has been a working journalist since graduating from Northwestern University a decade ago. As a staffer, freelancer or intern he has covered news, culture, and media for such publications as the New York Times, the Chicago Tribune, the Miami Herald, New Times Broward-Palm Beach, The New Republic, Popular Science, Slate, ESPN The Magazine, Adbusters, the Oxford American, Deadspin, Grantland, the Columbia Journalism Review and the Tyee. In 2005 the Society of Professional Journalists gave him a Sigma Delta Chi award, its highest, for a newspaper feature story on a competitive eater. On Twitter, he’s @sameifling.

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Gordon Katic (@gordonkatic) has been student coordinator for the Terry Project for over two years, and in that time started BARtalk, and the Terry Project on CiTR 101.9FM. A former Ubyssey columnist, and now a student at the UBC Graduate School of Journalism, Gordon is trying to use journalism to tell important stories about global issues.

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