President Steenkamp: The building blocks of truth

June 12, 2020
Philip Steenkamp, PhD
President Steenkamp standing in front of green foliage outdoors

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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