Media Talk — Aug. 16

Alun Hughes, Geography professor, was quoted in the article “Duplicating Laura Secord’s walk could get easier” in the St. Catharines Standard and Niagara Falls Review on Aug. 16. Hughes discussed the route taken by Laura Secord. He was also quoted in the St. Catharines Standard article “War history hides in plain sight in Thorold” on Aug. 15, when he discussed the Battle of Beaverdams.

Dave Fennell, professor of Tourism and Environment, was quoted in the article “Bizarre getaways” in the Malaysia Star on Aug. 13. In the article, he discusses the concept of tourists taking slum tours.

Charles Burton, associate professor of Political Science, was quoted in the article “Stephen Harper plans China trip to strengthen ties” in the Globe and Mail on Aug. 11. He was also interviewed by Lynn Desjardins for “Canada looking to up trade with China” on Radio Canada International’s program The Link on Aug. 12. Burton was also interviewed for the article “Province sees dollars and ‘sense’ in partnerships with China” in the New Brunswick Daily Gleaner on Aug. 9.

John Sainsbury

John Sainsbury

John Sainsbury, History professor, published the editorial “Britain becomes a violent society, again” in the Ottawa Citizen on Aug. 11. In the article, Sainsbury discusses the London riots. He also wrote “What would Ben Franklin do?” about the U.S. debt crisis.

Marty Verhey and Nico Verhoef, winners of the Nitsopoulos Family Entrepreneurship Award for Brock alumni, were featured in the Niagara This Week article “Idea has growing power for budding entrepreneurs” on Aug. 11.

Michael Armstrong, associate professor in the Faculty of Business, published “Of credit ratings” in the Globe and Mail on Aug. 10. The piece discusses the decrease of the U.S. government’s credit rating.

Brian Roy, associate professor of Kinesiology, was quoted in the QMI Agency article “Get into the groove”, which appeared in the London Free Press and several other papers on Aug. 9. The article discusses how to be more active.

A photo of Michael Bidochka, professor of Biological Sciences, ran with the article “Prime time for West Nile mosquitoes in Calgary, health officials warn” in the on Aug. 3.

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