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March 8, 2022

In the Media

Maria Brann, Indiana University–Purdue University Indianapolis, spoke to Kaiser Health News about the trauma people experience after having a miscarriage. 

In an episode of A Public Affair, guest host Karma R. Chávez, The University of Texas at Austin, interviewed Jared A. Ball, Morgan State University, about the legacy and politics of Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr.

In POLITICO Magazine, Courtney Caudle Travers, Vanderbilt University, and Cara A. Finnegan, University of Illinois, commented on the aesthetics of Joe Biden’s presidency.  

Avery Holton, University of Utah, spoke to KSL NewsRadio about how parents can educate themselves about the social media platforms that their children are using. 

In The Detroit News, Casey Kelly, University of Nebraska-Lincoln, remarked on former President Donald Trump’s criticism of prosecutors. 

On MPR News, Yachao Li, The College of New Jersey, weighed in on communication in romantic relationships during the pandemic. 

On NCPR, Jennifer Mercieca, Texas A&M University, described the tactics that New York Congressional Representative Elise Stefanik has been using to spread misinformation on social media. In The Conversation, Mercieca and Timothy J. Shaffer, Kansas State University, examined the events of January 6, 2021, and considered whether they constituted “legitimate political discourse.” 

Kevin Meyer, Illinois State University, spoke with The Vidette about the anniversary of President Biden’s inauguration. 

In Inside Higher Ed, Carol Bishop Mills, Florida Atlantic University, argued that the shift toward online learning can mean that faculty end up working from home even when sick.  

Cynthia Peacock, University of Alabama, explained to the Los Angeles Times why some Republican members of Congress who voted against the bipartisan infrastructure bill touted the bill’s projects as beneficial to their districts. 

Leah Ransom, California Polytechnic State University, offered KSBY advice for teaching students to identify credible information online. 

In Newsweek, Joshua Scacco, University of South Florida, weighed in on the implications of former President Donald Trump’s statement that he might seek to pardon the January 6 rioters if re-elected in 2024.

On Marketplace, Joseph Turow, University of Pennsylvania, discussed using augmented reality for shopping. 

On WGXA, Richard Vatz, Towson University, weighed in on calls for Spotify to stop hosting Joe Rogan’s podcast due to misinformation Rogan has spread about the COVID-19 pandemic.