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
ABC 10 San Diego broadcast interview about Psychology of Popular Media 2021 publication on parasocial relationships during COVID-19, October 2021:
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:
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: