Brock Media Clips for Friday, Oct. 21

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

Some teachers are using TikTok to reach teens, but concern over app’s effects persists: Professor of Child and Youth Studies Shauna Pomeranz spoke to CBC and CBC’s The National about the way she and her daughter use and engage with the social media platform TikTok.

Legal Grass Isn’t Always Greener for Cannabis Companies: Associate Professor of Operations Research Michael Armstrong spoke to the Wall Street Journal and CHML 900 about the necessary conditions for legal cannabis products to compete with illegal sellers.

‘Vote anywhere, at any time’: What happens when elections move online: Associate Professor of Political Science Nicole Goodman spoke to TVO about internet voting in Ontario.

The ads are virtual, but for some NHL fans, the irritation is real: Associate Professor of Sport Management Michael Naraine spoke to CBC about new digitally enhanced advertising that’s appearing in National Hockey League television broadcasts.

Environmental ‘spill’ substance is finally identified: Assistant Professor of Chemistry Vaughn Mangal discussed sulphur reducing bacteria in a Yahoo! News article about a substance that was spilled in Niagara-on-the-Lake.

Grads celebrate at Brock University’s legacy Convocation: Brock alumni and employees spoke to YourTV Niagara about the University’s legacy Convocation ceremonies, which welcomed back those who graduated during the COVID-19 pandemic to take part in an in-person celebration.

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