Humboldt, Facebook and Hungary elections
Concordia University experts are available for comment on several newsworthy topics this week.
Humboldt tragedy: What's next for a grieving community?
Following the road accident that claimed the lives of 15 people in Saskatchewan last Friday, the slow process of healing and recovery begins. How does a town recover from the loss of its children? What are the steps a community needs to take to move forward?
Rosemary Reilly, associate professor of Applied Human Sciences, has extensive experience studying the impacts of trauma on communities and post-traumatic growth.
514-848-2424 ext. 5818
Mark Zuckerberg testifies before U.S. Congress
Facebook’s founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg is appearing before two Congressional committees in Washington DC on Tuesday and Wednesday in the wake of the Cambridge Analytica scandal. Zuckerberg is taking the blame and promising to do better—but will he? And can he?
Fenwick McKelvey assistant professor in Communications Studies, is an internationally cited expert on social media policy and politics and digital political communication.
514-848-2424 ext. 8673
Elections in Hungary
With Viktor Orban’s third consecutive victory, it is clear that his Fidesz party’s Eurosceptic and anti-immigration message continues to appeal to Hungarians. But election observers say his victory was assisted by opaque campaign finance laws, media bias and xenophobic rhetoric.
Andrew Gollner, emeritus professor of political science, is a frequent commenter on Hungarian politics and culture.
514-848-2424 ext. 2122