Brock Media Clips for Thursday, April 9

Here’s a look at some of the media attention Brock University received recently.

Brock researcher looking into pandemic’s impact on children: Child and Youth Studies Professor Rebecca Raby spoke with Newstalk 610 CKTB and Thorold News about an online study she is conducting that documents children’s experiences during the COVID-19 pandemic to help more effectively support children during a difficult time.

Livestreaming is fine, but musicians are still struggling: Associate Professor of Marketing Todd Green discussed the need to financially compensate musicians as they livestream concerts for fans during the COVID-19 pandemic in articles from the St. Catharines Standard and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

Brock donates truck full of lab coats, face masks, goggles to Niagara hospitals: An article from CHCH discussed Brock’s donation of hundreds of lab coats, goggles and face masks to Niagara health-care workers who are dealing with the COVID-19 pandemic.

Embrace simple hobbies, learn traditional skills amid COVID-19 pandemic: Professor of Biological Sciences Liette Vasseur talked to Newstalk 610 CKTB and Thorold News about the chance for people to begin more sustainable practices, such as home gardening while they currently spend more time at home.

Tiger King, Canada-style: Associate Professor of Labour Studies Kendra Coulter spoke to the Voice of Pelham and Newstalk 610 CKTB about the Netflix docuseries Tiger King while also discussing the need for new laws and enforcement around exotic animal ownership.

Local COVID-19 show features guests from Brock: YourTV Niagara (Cogeco) has launched a COVID-19 show hosted by Mike Balsom. Guests from Brock over the past week have included Assistant Professor of Recreation and Leisure Studies Kyle Rich, Assistant Professor of Digital Media Aaron Mauro and Head of Archives and Special Collections David Sharron.

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