In the Press

Dr. Bond has been interviewed by both local and national media regarding the role of media in our lives and the influence of media on audiences and society. Below is a sampling of recent popular press references to our research, or popular press interviews with Dr. Bond.

Broadcast Press Coverage

CBS 8 San Diego broadcast interview regarding parasocial breakup during the death of Kobe Bryant, January 2020:

 

Fox San Diego broadcast interview regarding parasocial breakup during the death of Senator John McCain, August 2018:

San Diego FOX 5: Mourning John McCain

Phone interview tonight with San Diego Fox 5 about why we mourn those we only know from the media, those we've never actually met (in relation to the passing of John McCain). Thanks Fox 5!

Posted by Analyzing Media Psychology on Monday, August 27, 2018

 

NBC San Diego online feature interview about online slacktivism during national tragedies, September 2017:

Print Coverage

Canadian Broadcasting article about audience connections to Kobe Bryant interviewing Dr. Bond, January 2020

Washington Post article about queering Captain America featuring email correspondence with Dr. Bond, May 2016

Pacific Standard article about the importance of representation of minorities on screens, citing Dr. Bond’s research, February 2016

NPR article about the importance of television depictions of under-represented groups featuring interview with Dr. Bond, August 2015.