MUNFLA in the Media

February 14, 2022

Nicole Penney, Assistant Archivist at MUNFLA, spoke with CBC St John's Morning Show with Krissy Holmes, Ramraajh Sharvendiran on Valentines folklore. The audio can be streamed here.


November 24, 2021

Andrea McGuire's visit to the archive highlights to dive into the history and holdings of MUNFLA with Pauline Cox, Archivist, and Nicole Penney, Assistant Archivist. The segment was featured on CBC St. John's Morning Show with Krissy Holmes, Ramraajh Sharvendiran. The audio can be streamed here.


May 4, 2021

Pauline Cox, Archivist at MUNFLA was interviewed on Tuesday, May 4th, on CBC Gander as part of the CBC Newfoundland Morning Show with hosts Martin Jones and Bernice Hillier. The story is about Gertie Snow’s collection of poetry found in MUNFLA. The audio for this interview can be streamed here. (Clip starts at 13:00)


April 29, 2020

Karin Murray-Bergquist, MUN Folklore PhD Student, was featured on the NTV Evening News by Ben Cleary regarding her online maps of shipwrecks in Newfoundland and Labrador. Data contained in this was compiled using MUNFLA's collection of Folklore Survey Cards. Video of the news segment can be streamed here. Karin's interactive "Ghost Ships of Newfoundland and Labrador" map may be viewed online through MapHub.


April 27,2020

Karin Murray-Bergquist, MUN Folklore PhD Student, was featured in an article titled, "Ghost ships, dead pirates and phantoms: MUN student tracks ghastly tales with interactive map" by CBC News NL. The article highlights Karin's work creating an interactive map containing locations of ghost stories surrounding shipwrecks in the waters off Newfoundland and Labrador. The CBC News article can be viewed here. Karin's interactive "Ghost Ships of Newfoundland and Labrador" map may be viewed online through MapHub.


April 27, 2020

Karin Murray-Bergquist, MUN Folklore PhD Student, was featured in an article titled "Spirits of the Sea: Folklore Student Mapping Ghost Ships of NL" by VOCM News. The news article can be viewed here. Karin's interactive "Ghost Ships of Newfoundland and Labrador" map may be viewed online through MapHub.


April 17, 2020

Karin Murray-Bergquist, MUN Folklore PhD Student, was featured in an article titled "Folklorist creates interactive map of Newfoundland ghost ship stories" by Juanita Mercer, The Telegram (Saltwire). The article can be viewed online here.


May 26, 2019

 MUN Department of Folklore's 50th anniversary highlighted by a CBC News article titled "Folklore at 50: Tradition and culture alive as MUN folklore celebrates 50 years." The article can be viewed online here


May 23, 2019

MUNFLAs #MissusMonday social media initiative was featured by Jessica Leeder, The Globe and Mail, in an article titled, "Household names: Archivists take on task of identifying women who captured Newfoundland folklore." The article can be viewed online here.


April 18, 2019

MUNFLAs 50th anniversary reunion celebration was highlighted by The Gazette in an article titled, "Folklore 50Reunion to celebrate golden anniversary of storied department." The article can be viewed online here.


April 12, 2019

MUNFLAs #MissusMonday social media initiative was featured by Juanita Mercer, The Telegram (Saltwire), in an article titled, "Memorial University archivists rewrite herstory with #MissusMonday." The article can be viewed online here.