Media Talk (Nov. 19 - Dec. 11, 2013)

“Media Talk” is a recurring summary of select Brock faculty, staff and student appearances in the media. If you have details of a media appearance to share with The Brock News, please send them to campusnews@brocku.ca

Charles Burton

Charles Burton

Nov. 19: National Post / Vancouver Sun / Ottawa Citizen / Montreal GazetteIt’s been two years, and Harper still hasn’t had a bilateral meeting with China’s president. Is there a deeper issue?
Featuring comments by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science, about Canada-China relations.

Nov. 20: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewBrock prof: Toronto council also bullied Ford
Featuring comments by workplace bullying expert Lisa Barrow, assistant professor, Goodman School of Business. Barrow also conducted radio interviews about this same topic on radio stations AM 900 CHML (Hamilton, Ont.); AM 610 CKTB (St. Catharines, Ont.); AM 1290 CJBK (London, Ont.); MIX 97 FM (Belleville, Ont.); and CKWS 104.3 FM (Kingston, Ont.).

Nov. 20: St. Catharines StandardThe Selfie has arrived; Word beats out twerking, bitcoin and others for place in Oxford dictionary
Featuring comments by Scott Henderson, associate professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film.

Nov. 20: Maclean’sBombardier’s secret weapon in China
Story about the president of Bombardier China, a unit of the Canadian transportation and aerospace giant, which features comments by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.

Nov. 20: Niagara Falls Review / Welland Tribune / St. Catharines Standard “Peace award winners changing lives
Featuring comments by Raoul Masseur, Catholic chaplain with Brock’s Faith and Life Centre, who was one of five people to receive Peace Awards by the YMCA of Niagara.

Nov. 21: Toronto StarSchools experiment with mass online classes
Featuring comments by Kate Cassidy, director of Youth University, Continuing Education and Community Learning.

Nov. 21: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewA shot felt around the world
Story about the 50th anniversary of the assassination of President John F. Kennedy, featuring comments by Paul Hamilton, associate professor, Political Science.

Nov. 21: Windsor StarCanada’s panda-monium comes at a price, Oxford researchers say
Featuring comments by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.

Nov. 22: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewBrock grads score well landing jobs
Featuring comments by Murray Knuttila, Brock’s former Provost and Vice-President, Academic.

Nov. 22: CBC Radio “Here and Now” - “Keeping A Job In Retail
Featuring comments by Kendra Coulter, assistant professor, Labour Studies.

Nov. 23: St. Catharines StandardNew bird scarer bright idea
Featuring comments by CCOVI viticulturist Jim Willwerth.

Nov. 28: CBC “The Nature of Things” - “Survival of the Fabulous
Documentary by filmmaker Bryce Sage that explores the nature vs. nurture side of the issue of homosexuality, which features an interview with Anthony Bogaert, professor, Health Sciences.

Nov. 28: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewNew tool for Niagara-focused info
Featuring comments by Madelyn Law, associate professor, Health Sciences, about the launch of Niagara Connects’ latest resource, Niagaraknowledgeexchange.com - a place for people to access and exchange news and ideas on Niagara-focused planning, collaboration, learning, innovation and community action.

Dec. 2: CHCH-TV (Hamilton) - “Cross Border Shopping
Featuring comments by Antonia Mantonakis, associate professor of marketing with the Goodman School of Business.

Dec. 3: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewRenowned freshwater scientist speaks at Brock
Featuring comments by Brock alumni John P. Smol (MSc ‘79), recipient of the 2013 Distinguished Mathematics and Science Alumni Award, and Mike Pisaric, professor of Geography at Brock.

Dec. 4: The Globe & MailSupporters love a cause - just don’t ask them for money
The Globe’s business school research roundup, which features comments by Eric Dolansky, assistant professor of marketing with the Goodman School of Business, about his research on price predictability (Third news item: “Predictable prices preferred, even if higher”).

Dec. 5: The Kingston Whig-StandardCOLUMN: Faith communities persecuted in China
Featuring comments by Charles Burton, associate professor, Political Science.

Dec. 6: The Globe & Mail The case for bringing Carleton’s business students under one roof
The Globe’s business school news roundup, which features comments by Don Cyr, Dean, Goodman School of Business, about becoming the first school in Ontario to get CPA accreditation at the Master’s level (Second news item: “Ontario schools receive CPA accreditation”).

Dec. 11: St. Catharines Standard / Welland Tribune / Niagara Falls ReviewHealthy food costing too much for the poor
Featuring comments about food accessibility by Kate Bezanson, chair and associate professor, Sociology.

For more examples of Brock faculty news appearances, please check out the “Researchers in the news” section of Research Services website.

Posted on December 17, 2013

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