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In the Media
In The Atlantic, John Banas, University of Oklahoma, weighed in on what to do if someone sends you the “Plandemic” video.
In a MarketWatch article, Emma Frances Bloomfield, University of Nevada, Las Vegas, offered advice on how to respond to friends and family who refuse to wear a face mask.
In an op-ed for The Hill, Rachel Bonaparte, Montgomery College in Maryland, addressed discussions about racial injustice at work.
In an interview on Medium, Stephanie Dailey, Texas State University, and Merab Gomez, graduate student at the same institution, suggested some ways to cultivate a healthy relationship with technology.
Amanda Firestone, University of Tampa, described to Forbes why people write fanfiction.
In the Daily Mail, Kory Floyd, University of Arizona, weighed in on how lack of physical touch has affected people’s physical and mental health during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In an episode of the Academic Minute, Terry Gipson, SUNY New Paltz, discussed how art can help students improve their communication skills.
Jeffrey Hall, University of Kansas, explained in The Intelligencer why shaming people on social media may not change their behavior. Hall also weighed in on KBIA regarding the different sources of information that people have about the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the Washington Post, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, University of Pennsylvania, and Allison Prasch, University of Wisconsin-Madison, commented on President Trump’s daily COVID-19 briefings.
Amy Janan Johnson, University of Oklahoma, described to The Atlantic how stay-at-home measures affected people in relationships, new and old.
On Fivethirtyeight, David Karpf, George Washington University, considered how the different dynamics between 2016 and 2020 factored in Bernie Sanders’ primary loss.
In the New York Times, John M. Murphy, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, weighed in on the relationship between Bill De Blasio and Donald Trump.
In a guest post on the Scholarly Kitchen, NCA Executive Director Trevor Parry-Giles, University of Maryland, argued that learned societies, including NCA, must strive for resilience in response to the COVID-19 pandemic. Parry-Giles also commented on the employment outlook for Communication graduates in a U.S. News and World Report article.
In a Medium article, Natalie Pennington, University of Nevada Las Vegas, remarked on how internet communities can serve as a source of comfort for people who are grieving.
In an episode of Pop Life, Kendall R. Phillips, Syracuse University, compared the new Snowpiercer television series to Bong Joon-ho’s 2013 film based on the same French comic book.
Irving Rein, Northwestern University, spoke to the Associated Press about why people tuned into the NFL draft during the COVID-19 pandemic.
In the Houston Chronicle, Heidi Rose, Villanova University, commented on the challenges that the COVID-19 pandemic poses for people who are deaf or hearing impaired.
In the Pepperdine Graphic, Roslyn Satchel, Pepperdine University, described how COVID-19 has exposed systemic racial health disparities.
Josh Scacco, University of South Florida, spoke to WFTV in Florida about May polling results that suggest Floridians are concerned about COVID-19.
In Bicycling, Xi Tian, graduate assistant at Penn State University, explained how a study about how married adults discuss conflict could be relevant to dealing with uncertainty associated with COVID-19.
Mark Ward Sr., University of Houston-Victoria, was profiled in the weekly religion section of the Victoria Advocate for research that has contributed to interfaith dialogue.
In the Chronicle of Higher Education, Joy Melody Woods, the University of Texas at Austin, and Shardé M. Davis, University of Connecticut, discussed creating #BlackInTheIvory for Black scholars to share their experiences with discrimination in higher education.
Sarah J. Jackson, University of Pennsylvania, received a 2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to support research on Black media-makers in the 21st century.
Duncan Watts, University of Pennsylvania, received a 2020 Andrew Carnegie Fellowship to support research on bias and misinformation in the media.
Erin Ash has been appointed Director of Graduate Studies in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.
Brandon Boatwright has been appointed Assistant Professor and Director of the Social Media Listening Center in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.
Virginia Harrison has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.
Jordan Morehouse has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.
Andrew Pyle has been promoted to Associate Professor with tenure in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.
Clarke Rountree has retired from the University of Alabama in Huntsville and is now Professor Emeritus of Communication Arts.
Victoria Skye Wingate has been appointed Assistant Professor in the Department of Communication at Clemson University.