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September 1, 2016

Queen's In The News Thursday, September 1, 2016

Expert Faculty/Department Media Outlets
Murakami Wood, David
  • Sociology
  • Surveillance Studies Centre
Guardian UK: Olympic task: Tokyo is already in crisis management mode for 2020 Games
In this article on pre-Olympic security concerns for Tokyo 2020, Dr. Murakami Wood argues that cyber attacks to infrastructure and critical systems are the greatest threat to the games and that Japanese authorities will be largely dependent on assistance from foreign agencies such as the NSA.
Mabee, Warren CBC Online: Montreal protest unlikely to kill Energy East pipeline, expert says
In this interview, Dr. Mabee examines the protests surrounding the National Energy Board's hearings on the Energy East pipeline. He says that, despite the protests in Montreal and suspension of hearings, the project should not be considered finished just yet.
Duffin, Jacalyn NPR: How The Catholic Church Documented Mother Teresa's 2 Miracles
Dr. Duffin's experience analysing a purported miracle during the sainthood case for Marguerite d'Youville is discussed, in context of the case involving Mother Teresa.
Wong, Kenneth
  • Smith School of Business
Hamilton Spectator: Why the McNuggets' new (healthier) recipe was kept quiet
Professor Wong suggests the reason McDonald`s rolled out the new McNugget recipe quietly was to avoid the risk of consumers (particularly children) reacting negatively to changes to a "classic recipe" - similar to the disastrous "New Coke" introduction in 1985.

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