CRSLA Labs: Media
These invited interviews helped stimulate societal paradigm shift about regional and foreign accents, develop evidence-based practice of accent modification, and educate/create awareness through social commentary and research.
- HUFFINGTON POST:
- Interviewed on “So THAT’S why your accent gets stronger when you’re drinking”. April 18, 2018
- Interviewed on “I can’t stop conspiracy theorizing about Jennifer Aniston’s Voice in this Smartwater commercial”. Aug 17, 2017
- NEWSTALK 1010 (Canada’s largest Talk Radio):
- Interviewed on “Is Drunk Accents a Thing”. Live interview on the show, The Rush, aired on September 27, 2016.
- THE ATLANTIC
- “Would you really like Hillary more if she sounded different? How biases shape our perceptions of a powerful woman’s voice. Video interview: https://youtu.be/5Z7_AKoezCA
- Interview story published:
Aug 1, 2016
- PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY
- Story featured titled, “Stockton Professor Bridges Communication Gaps in Universities”, May 7, 2016.
Upvoted.com (The Science & Tech Journal of Reddit.com),
Online publication: https://upvoted.com/2015/12/09/heres-why-a-young-
- TODAY’S SHOW:
- So here’s why it’s OK to start a sentence with ‘So’
- FOX NEWS:
- Do the 'ayes' really have it? Researchers show that voice votes are invalid.
Feb 7, 2014: Foxnews.com http://www.foxnews.com/science/2014/02/07/do-ayes-really-have-it/
- COM & NBC NEWS: Various interviews published on topics of accents, speech, and voice:
- Aug 15, 2011: Teen has tongue surgery to speak Korean :http://bodyodd.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/08/15/7356316-teen-has-tongue-surgery-to-speak-korean-huh
- Sep 9, 2011: Pahking the car: Regional accents getting stronger
- Mar 14, 2012: Loud Talkers: Why do some voices seem to be set at top volume?
- Jan 25, 2013: The wavery, shaky “old person’s voice” explained
- June 8, 2013: Hey y’all, why yous accents come back when you’re drinking?
- National Public Radio (NPR), WCPN 90.3 FM, Sound of Ideas, live 1-hour long three-panel expert discussion recorded and aired from the studio with audience calling in with questions and comments. Topic: “Can we talk” “(A discussion about the many contemporary words or phrases that are grammatically or syntactically incorrect, but flourish in the popular culture. Who decides proper usage --- especially when it crosses boundaries of race and identity?) http://www.ideastream.org/soi/entry/42557
- Video Featured on Local TV, Ohio Channel:http://www.ohiochannel.org/MediaLibrary/Media.aspx?fileId=132817
- NPR (WCPN 90.3), Interview, “Sounding American: Foreign Accent Modification” featured on The Morning Edition, July 4th, 2011: http://www.ideastream.org/news/feature/41156
- The Lotus: Federation of Indian Community Associations Interview Article: https://docs.google.com/viewer?a=v&pid=sites&srcid=ZGVmYXVsdGRvbWFpbnxmaWNhY2xldmVsYW5kfGd4OjVjZTA2MGJlOThhMjYwMzE (scroll down to page 7)
- CSU Cleveland Stater Interview Article:http://www.csuohio.edu/class/com/clevelandstater/Archives/Vol%2011/Issue%2011/copy/News111111.html