Sarah Berman's writing has appeared in VICE, Adbusters, Maclean’s, the Globe and Mail, the Vancouver Sun and many others. A lifelong supporter of independent and alternative media, Berman has contributed to nonprofits like Journalists for Human Rights, Megaphone Magazine and Paper Tiger TV.
Reporting Beat: Communities, creativity, African media, social justice, culture, music, film, theatre and visual art.
Sarah's Connection to BC: Born and raised in London, Ontario, Sarah roadtripped west in search of beaches, tunes, pho and a decent grad program. (Probably in that order.)
Stories by Sarah Berman
For years FOI warrior Bob Mackin spotlighted premier's chartered flights, now earning big media headlines.
Missed our Vancouver event 'Standing Up to Fracking'? Check out the full video and more.
In turbulent times for journalism, CBC, Walrus, even oil industry mag takes note of 'niche' newsmakers.
America's thundering gun debate sparks a new financial frontier, with TD Bank among targeted lenders.
Police and media response sparked cutting analysis. Start with these assumption-busting voices.
As attacks unfolded, journalists put these evolving verification techniques in action.
Viral master Heather Libby breaks down the election's most buzzworthy moments.
A clip-and-save primer for pledges on climate, inequality, First Nations and more.
At this point, it's too late for lawn signs and TV. Strategist dishes on how parties are spending.
Yes, it's a term that's popped up before, but not alongside loaded (and bogus) refugee claims.
'Yes Men' collaborators dish on election mayhem ahead of all-new DOXA premiere.
When the country's 'Inconvenient Truth' went viral, two Chinese teens crowdsourced subtitles.
A Q&A with two young people petitioning for tax exemption. Period.
Energy project seen as Northern Gateway alternative rejected by two vital aboriginal alliances.
The icky, smelly, rotten no-good political mess that could cost taxpayers a billion. (Yes, a billion!)
John Vaillant's debut novel tackles 'huge cosmic questions' with emotional urgency. A Tyee interview.
Goes without saying, but just in case: don't take sexual assault reporting tips from Aaron Sorkin.
With a 'nobody's going to get famous' attitude, BC comics get noticed.
Think you know Canada's so-called 'Prince of Pot?' New doc dispels and retells local lore.
The in-custody death of Lucía Vega Jiménez flagged major inadequacies in immigration holding centres. A recap.
Meet Jeanette Ageson, new point-person for Tyee Builders from coast to coast to coast.
A conversation with contributors to a new fashion tome, co-edited by Sheila Heti. Vancouver launch next week.
We asked, thousands answered. Here's how your opinion on the teachers' dispute evolved.
After an injury, Carey Stewart reconstructed his life. Last in a series on British Columbians starting over.
After decades in the woods, a job transition made Gale Brownlee take heart. Part of a series.
Recession roadblocks turned Eric Ho onto the culinary path of his dreams. Second in a series on BCers starting over.
A PR manager swaps the office for a shop and wrench. First in a series about British Columbians starting over.
Zarqa Nawaz gives Islam the Nora Ephron treatment at Vancouver's Indian Summer Festival.
As Cold Lake disaster oozes into year two, wildlife rehabber remembers 'insane' media day.
In conversation, author Alison Loat reflects on the interviews that informed 'Tragedy in the Commons.'
Readers rally to keep the dream of a Tyee reporter in Ottawa alive.
It's hard out there for a newbie picker, but the right tips boost morel morale.
The next Science World exhibition or hydraulic robot gets a boost as Kickstarter arrives, joining BC-tied Indiegogo.
Meet the pioneering pet detectives that have British Columbians paying top dollar.
Small, creative, stitched together: exploring fashion's local supply chain. Fifth in a series.
A quest for East Van treats links creameries, breweries and manufacturers. Fourth in a series.
Occupy spin-off buys debt for pennies on the dollar, forgives debtors, shames predator bankers. Fifth in a series.
Vancouver's Rainier Hotel loses 'heart and soul' of unique addictions treatment program.
How the leaderless movement reignited to fill gaps in New York City's hurricane recovery effort.
Inside Nite Prison studio, where cross-genre bands breed the city's newest sounds.
In São Paulo, advertisers blocked from buying signboard space support publications instead.
Business sectors unite to find ways to keep our brightest talents in the province.
Capilano U. is the latest school to promise to help. But self-starters like Chris Clark plunge in without the '$40K handshake.'
Raise a glass to our lush province's most outlandish legal hangovers.
Use Wall Street's language and build an alternative based on generosity, not greed.
Victim of disease and pests, the threatened bee finds a new caretaker in Vancouver's young and eco-savvy.
How did dictators crush dissent before social media? See Malawi, where digital scarcity empowers oppressive rulers.