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    February 21, 2017

    Queen's In The News Tuesday, February 21, 2017

    Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
    Christian Leuprecht
    • Arts and Science
    • Political Studies
    National Post: As Trump’s refugees stream into Canada, will our immigration policies hold up?
    Dr. Leuprecht discussed the security implications of the recent increase in asylum claims at the Canada/U.S. border.
    Sismondo, Sergio
    • Arts and Science
    • Philosophy
    • Sociology
    Seeker: 'Alternative Facts' have plagued science for decades
    Dr. Sismondo discussed the use of "alternative facts" in the pharmaceutical industry as part of an examination of the long-running use of selective or misleading information in various fields.
    Wong, Kenneth
    • Smith School of Business
    Toronto Star: Trump association doesn’t give brands a sporting chance
    CBC Online: When fake news and marketing don't mix: 20th Century Fox apologizes for movie's ad campaign
    Professor Wong discusses the recent backlash against Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank and the possible impact on brands when leading executives make political statements in the Toronto Star. He also examined a recent ad campaign around the film A Cure for Wellness, which used "fake-news" style web posts to garner publicity.

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