IN THE NEWS: Women’s sports sponsorships, social media safety and auto workers’ negotiations

In recent media appearances, Brock experts discussed the differences between women’s and men’s sports sponsorships, the impact of a European ruling about children’s safety on TikTok, negotiations between car companies and Canadian auto workers, strategies to help students avoid feeling lonely when they head away to university and an upcoming Brock Badgers hockey game.

Female tennis players to receive paid hospitality during the Calgary National Bank Challenger: Assistant Professor of Sport Management Michele Donnelly spoke to CTV about the differences between women’s and men’s sports sponsorship deals.

TikTok hit with $500M fine in Europe for past failings safeguarding youth privacy: Associate Professor of Communication, Popular Culture and Film Karen Louise Smith spoke to CBC about how a European ruling about children’s safety on the social media platform TikTok will impact children using the platform in Canada.

Ford, Unifor reach tentative agreement, averting strike in Canada: Professor of Labour Studies Larry Savage spoke to the Detroit News, the Toronto Star, CTV, Yahoo News and the Canadian Press about negotiations between auto companies and Canadian auto workers’ union Unifor.

Tips on how to make friends at school: Brock’s Manager of Student Leadership and Engagement Tanya Bradley spoke to the Toronto Star about strategies first-year students can use to avoid feeling lonely at university.

Classic hockey clash returns for St. Catharines university’s Homecoming: Executive Director of Brock Sports and Recreation Melissa Krist spoke to Newstalk 610 CKTB, Pelham Today and Insauga about the annual Steel Blade Classic men’s hockey game that will see the Brock Badgers take on the Guelph Gryphons in downtown St. Catharines.

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