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Media Talk — May 17

Posted by Samantha on May 17th, 2011 and filed under Media Talk. You can follow any responses to this entry through the RSS 2.0. You can leave a response or trackback to this entry

John Sainsbury, History professor, wrote the opinion piece “Rewriting history for politician gain” in the National Post on April 25. He also published “Layton should never shave it off” in the Ottawa Citizen on May 1.

Garth Stevenson, professor of Political Science, was quoted in the article “Truancy fines for MPs gain support,” which appeared in the London Free Press, Kingston Whig-Standard and Niagara Falls Review.

Terry Wade, associate professor of Community Health Sciences, was in the article “Games with a purpose” in the St. Catharines Standard on April 25.

Debbie Slade, director of the Centre for the Arts, was quoted in “Arts centre group learning from other cities’ venues,” published in the St. Catharines Standard on April 25.

David Siegel, Political Science professor, was quoted in the article “Is Layton Mania for real?” in the Niagara Falls Review on April 25. He discussed the apparent surge in popularity for NDP leader Jack Layton. The article was reprinted in the Welland Tribune.

Charles Burton, associate professor of Political Science, was interviewed for OMNI TV Alberta Mandarin News’s report on the election of Lobsang Sangay as Prime Minister of the Tibetan Government in Exile. It was broadcast on April 29 and can be viewed here or heard here (Windows Media file). Burton was also interviewed by Radio France International Chinese service about the impact of the Canadian election on Canada’s China policy. That can be heard at this link.

Allister Young, associate professor in the Faculty of Business, was quoted in the article “McQuaig: The trouble with the TFSA” in the Toronto Star on April 30. The article is about Tax Free Savings Accounts, which were introduced in 2009.

Livianna Tossutti, associate professor of Political Science, was quoted in the article “Election aftermath: Excitement was high, voter turnout not so much” in the St. Catharines Standard on May 3.

Paul Hamilton, associate professor of Political Science, was quoted in the article “Niagara Islamic leader hopes cloud has lifted” in the St. Catharines Standard and the Welland Tribune. In the article, he comments about the death of Osama bin Laden.

Charles Conteh, assistant professor of Political Science, was quoted in “LEA workshops identify SMME constraints in Bots” in the Botswana Gazette on May 4.

Kate Bezanson, associate professor of Sociology, wrote “Fear, politics and a Conservative majority,” which was published on rabble.ca on May 4.

David Siegel, in his capacity as director of the Niagara Community Observatory, was quoted in “Social media changes the game” in Niagara This Week, as was research assistant Doug Hagar. The observatory released a policy brief about the use of social media in elections.

Paul Dunn, associate professor in the Faculty of Business, was quoted in “Glass ceiling of business slowly being broken by women” in the St. Catharines Standard on May 6. Dunn recently published an article in the Journal of Management and Governance about women on male-dominated boards and corporations.

Greg Finn, Vice-Provost and Associate Vice-President Academic, published the article “When Confucius meets Brock” in the St. Catharines Standard on May 11. The article is about the new Confucius Institute at Brock.

Pete Somerwil, Brock’s rowing coach, was recognized on CNN for his peach upside down cake on May 12. The article is at “Fare play: peach upside down cake”.

The St. Catharines Standard and Welland Tribune ran the article “Confucius Institute celebrates opening at Brock” about the official opening of the Confucius Institute. The article appeared on May 16.

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