Weekly Media Scan: Sept. 30 to Oct. 14, 2019
Faculty in the News
CBC – Dr. Chaldeans Mensah, political science was on a panel discussion about the federal election
City TV – Should Canadians be prepared to vote after October 21? Dr. Chaldeans Mensah was interviewed for this story
City TV – Edmonton students express concerns about Quebec’s Bill 21 Dr. Chaldeans Mensah was interviewed for this story
CHAT News Today – Alberta issues become wedge issues in 2019 federal election Dr. John Soroski, political science was interviewed for this story
CBC – Here’s what Albertans have Googled related to the federal election Kathleen van Dusen, public relations, was interviewed about social media searches about the federal political leaders.
St. Albert Today – Back to school for LGBTQ students: The landscape today Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed for this article.
Huffington Post – How gay-straight alliances help all kids Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed for this article.
CTV – Sheer says conservatives would support legislation to protect LGBTQ Canadians Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed for this article.
CTV – Federal Liberals, NDP promise to ban conversion therapy if elected Dr. Kris Wells, Faculty of Health and Community Studies, was interviewed for this article.
General Stories in the News
Edmonton Journal – Edmonton students to join climate strike with limited post-secondary support David Beharry supplied a quote for this article
Edmonton Journal – Annual sexual violence awareness week a call to action Roxanne Runyon was interviewed for this article
Education News Canada – New Bachelor of Early Childhood Curriculum Studies introduced
Academica Top Ten – MacEwan launches new Bachelor of Early Childhood Curriculum Studies program
Global TV – Sikh and former white supremacist visit Edmonton to share message of forgiveness This feature is a part of the Understanding Hate Series
CBC – How much hate crime does Canada have? Irfan Chaudhry, director OHRDE was interviewed for this story
Griffins in the News
CBC French – Griffins goaltender Marc-Olivier Daigle did a French CBC radio interview on being an emergency goalie for the Oilers
Alumni in the News
Fort Saskatchewan Record – Column: A new reporter has arrived Derrick Ferry recently graduated from the Bachelor of Communication Studies program with a journalism major.