Protest Paradigm Alignment Discrepancies Between a Mask Mandate Protest and a Black Lives Matter Protest
Extended abstract accepted to the visual communication division of the 2021 AEJMC Southeast Colloquium
Morgan Gonzales (Grady MA student)
Abstract: Three people were arrested during a Black Lives Matter march in September of 2020. A day later, a mask mandate protest doubling as a psalm sing also led to the arrests of three people. Despite the similarities between the two demonstrations, local and national news coverage of the two events differed wildly, with the Black Lives Matter coverage aligning closely with the protest paradigm, a characteristic in stark difference with the mask mandate coverage.
Mask-wearing as an Unspoken Statement of One’s Identity during the COVID-19 Pandemic
Abstract: Interpreting a facemask as an unspoken statement of one’s identity during the COVID-19 pandemic based on product symbolism theory, the present study examines the relationships among one’s trust in […]
Proposal Title: “Improving Infectious Disease Models with Longitudinal Surveys of Health Decision Making Preferences and Influences.”
Abstract: The objective of this project is to create more reliable infectious disease models that are informed by social science regarding health-related preferences, perceptions and intentions/behaviors. This project will design […]