Patrick Fafard Discusses “Follow The Science” Rhetoric On CityNews Ottawa

Patrick Fafard, Senior Investigator at Global Strategy Lab and Professor at the University of Ottawa Faculty of Social Science and Faculty of Medicine, was featured on CityNews Ottawa’s The Sam Leprade Show on June 15th. During the interview, he delved into our latest article published in Policy Press, analyzing how politicians frequently employ phrases such as “just following the science” to shift responsibility and redirect blame onto processes and individuals during the initial months of the Covid-19 pandemic.

Listen to the interview below:


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