University Affairs has scored seven nominations in six categories at the 2015 Canadian Online Publishing Awards. The website is vying for gold in the following categories in the business-to-business media division:
- Best news coverageUniversities caught up in overhaul of foreign workers program
Medical marijuana a growing field for university researchers in Canada
Dentistry students’ Facebook scandal puts spotlight on restorative justice
- Best blog (two nominations)Speculative Diction
- by Melonie Fullick
From PhD to Life
- by Jennifer Polk
- Best video contentEngaging Audiences
- by Shari Graydon and Tara Siebarth
- Best media website
- Best website design
- Best newsletter
The COPAs, now in their seventh year, have become an important benchmark for Canadian online media. In previous years, University Affairs has won gold for best media website, best news coverage and best blog, and silver for best website design and best article or series, among other awards.
Masthead, the leading trade site for Canadian news media publishing, revealed the nominations on Monday. The winners will be announced at a gala in Toronto on Nov. 19.