This seminar will explore the roles that media and social media have played in shaping both the national and global response to the COVID-19 pandemic, as well as how media will shape our health in the pandemic’s aftermath.
Hosted by Boston University School of Public Health in collaboration with WBUR.
4:00 – 4:05 pm
4:05 – 4:15 pm
THE CENTRAL ROLE OF MEDIA
Margaret Low, Chief Executive Officer, WBUR
4:15 – 4:25 pm
MEDIA EXPOSURE AND HEALTH
Roxane Cohen Silver, Professor of Psychological Science, Medicine, and Public Health, University of California Irvine
4:25 – 4:35 pm
COMMUNICATION DURING GLOBAL TRAUMA
Elana Newman, McFarlin Professor of Psychology, University of Tulsa
4:35 – 4:45 pm
THE ROLE OF MEDIA GOING FORWARD
Mariette DiChristina, Dean, Boston University College of Communication