President Steenkamp: The building blocks of truth

June 12, 2020
Philip Steenkamp, PhD

The rise of social media enables the rapid production and circulation of fake news. It spreads like a virus around the world at lighting speed. 

You could say its a post-truth pandemic.

Researchers George Veletsianos and Jaigris Hodson are two among our Royal Roads community who are combatting misinformation, stigma and fear related to COVID-19.

As a university, Royal Roads is committed, through learning, teaching and research, to seeking the truth with its building blocks of experience, expertise and evidence.

Our democracy — and our lives — depend on it.

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