Black on Victoria mayor leaving Twitter

July 21, 2020
Times Colonist
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Communications and Culture Assoc. Prof. David Black was interviewed by the Times Colonist regarding Victoria Mayor Lisa Helps’ decision to deactivate her Twitter account.

Here is an excerpt:

David Black, an associate professor in the School of Communication and Culture at Royal Roads University, said social media has provided residents greater access to share concerns with politicians. “But that also sometimes means that people aren’t measured and fair and evidence-based in their views,” he said.

This story appeared in the Times Colonist.