In The News: Department of Communication Studies

Las Vegas Sun
June 15, 2020

A normal day on the UNLV campus has students walking class to class, studying in groups at public tables, and waiting in line at the student union for a snack before heading to a packed lecture hall for class.

Las Vegas Sun
June 15, 2020

A normal day on the UNLV campus has students walking class to class, studying in groups at public tables, and waiting in line at the student union for a snack before heading to a packed lecture hall for class.

MarketWatch
June 2, 2020

You can’t exactly force friends, neighbors or strangers to wear a face covering to slow the spread of coronavirus, but experts prescribe a few approaches to help nudge them in the right direction — and keep yourself safe.

KVVU-TV: Fox 5
May 28, 2020

A local Las Vegas UNLV student and Nevada National Guard is celebrated for her heroism not just for her service during 1 October but also during the coronavirus pandemic.

Las Vegas Sun
May 28, 2020

Jackie Trujillo appears to be seasoned for any crisis that comes her way.

NPR
May 22, 2020

The World Health Organization has called the spread of misinformation around the coronavirus an "infodemic." So what do you do when it's somebody you love spreading the misinformation? In this episode, Maddie talks with Invisibilia reporter Yowei Shaw about one man's very unusual approach to correcting his family. And we hear from experts about what actually works when trying to combat misinformation.

KTNV-TV: ABC 13
May 20, 2020

The nation's top infectious disease expert Dr. Anthony Fauci has been recommending people wear face masks out in public since early April.

Daily Mail
May 18, 2020

A survey finds your stance on climate change determines your decision to wear a mask during the coronavirus pandemic.

KNPR News
May 14, 2020

The viral video Plandemic might have been debunked, but its coronavirus conspiracy theories offer something that science can't: An explanation.

Earth and Space Science News
May 14, 2020

According to a recent poll by the technology company Morning Consult, the decision to wear a mask in the United States correlates with an individual’s concern about climate change.

Mashable
April 30, 2020

It’s easy to jump to the conclusion that online support groups don’t come close to the benefits that real-life therapy can offer, but that’s a misconception. In actuality, online grief support is not only a viable alternative to in-person groups, but in some ways, it can be better.

Axios
April 28, 2020

Americans worried about human-induced climate change report wearing face masks in public in substantially higher percentages than people who are not concerned about it, per a new Morning Consult poll.