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Queen's in the News: March 12, 2013

Jill Scott (Languages. Literatures and Cultures) – Venezuela holds seven days of mourning for death of Hugo Chavez, on BBC.com (British Broadcasting Corporation). 

Robert Dennis (History PhD student) – The conclave to select a new pope begins Tuesday, on WDEL (Delaware radio), National Post, Sun News TV Network (twice), Vancouver Province, Montreal Gazette, Metro Toronto (commuter newspaper), GlobalToronto.ca, CHML (Hamilton radio), and more than 30 other newspapers and websites across Canada. 

Paul Burstein (Law) — Preliminary hearing held for accused murderer Luka Magnotta, on CTV News Channel. 

Houchang Hassan-Yari (Centre for International and Defence Policy) – Gaza marathon cancelled because Hamas didn’t want men running with women, in the National Post. 

Sidneyeve Matrix (Film and Media Studies) – Some politicians use fake Twitter accounts to boost the number of followers, in the Vancouver Province, Vancouver Sun, Edmonton Journal, Calgary Herald, Ottawa Citizen, Montreal Gazette and several other Postmedia newspapers. 

Ken Wong (School of Business) – Target’s impact on the Canadian retail market, in the Toronto Star and Guelph Mercury

Jonathan Rose (Political Studies) – Federal government spends $21 million on ads to promote Economic Action Plan, in Macleans.ca, GlobalNews.ca and several other news websites. 

John Young (School of Religion) – The conclave to select a new pope begins Tuesday, on CKNW (Vancouver radio) and CKWS TV. 

James Carson (History) – The Confederate flag is a symbol of racism and shouldn’t be used by businesses, op-ed in the Kingston Whig-Standard. 

Bruce Griffiths (Housing and Hospitality Services) – Accessibility is top of mind in new residence plans, in Academica Top 10.


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