Brock Media Clips for Friday, March 25

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

Is Putin a bully?: Professor of Child and Youth Studies Tony Volk discussed the similarities in behaviour shown by Russian President Vladimir Putin and childhood bullies in a conversation with YourTV Niagara.

Lakers fans’ love is unconditional. Even when they’re losing: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to The Toronto Star about the enduring popularity of the Los Angeles Lakers basketball team.

Eating “healthy” might be hurting your performance: Brock Master of Kinesiology student Anne Guzman spoke to Yahoo! Life and Express about the benefits that come from consuming sources of processed protein.

Defending the facts: Associate Professor of Political Science Blayne Haggart spoke to CBC Radio’s The House about what the Canadian government can do to curb the spread of disinformation online.

Brock Sports teams compete for national and provincial titles: As Brock’s women’s volleyball and women’s hockey teams compete for national titles, and the women’s basketball, men’s basketball and men’s hockey teams play for provincial titles, stories about the teams’ successes appeared in outlets including The St. Catharines Standard, BP Sports Niagara, The Niagara Independent, and Insauga. Director of Brock Sports Melissa Krist was also interviewed on Newstalk 610 CKTB. Stories about the efforts of individual Brock athletes also appeared in The Stratford Beacon-Herald, Chatham Daily News, The St. Catharines Standard, BP Sports Niagara, Pique Newsmagazine, The Napanee Beaver, and Newstalk 610 CKTB.

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