Media Talk — July 19

John Sainsbury

John Sainsbury

John Sainsbury, History professor, published “Britain must curb press abuses with care,” an editorial about the News of the World phone-hacking scandal, in the Globe and Mail on July 17. He also wrote “The power of the tabloid press” for the Ottawa Citizen on July 12 about the same issue.

Andrea Doucet, professor of Sociology, was an expert guest in the segment “Gender equity at home” on 94.9 FM in Seattle on July 14.

Mariek Schmidt, Earth Science assistant professor, was a guest columnist for the Big Think blog. She wrote “The Rocks are always greener – volcanoes and land accessibility.”

Gary Pickering, Biological Sciences professor, was quoted in the July 11 article “Hardier grapes is the goal of Brock study” in the St. Catharines Standard.

Mayla Parrent, who recently retired as assistant director of Campus Security, was profiled in the article “Policing pioneer calls it a day” in the Niagara Falls Review on July 8.

Steven Renzetti, associate professor of Economics, was quoted in the article “Turning water into money” in Macleans on July 7. The article is about the notion of trading water on the open market.

Michael Armstrong, associate professor of Business, wrote “Cracking down on fine-print pricing” in the Globe and Mail on July 7.

Pierre Lizee, associate professor of Political Science, published the opinion piece “Asia and the responsibility to protect” in the Jakarta Post on June 30.

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