CRSLA Labs: Media

 

MEDIA INTERVIEWS

 

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

https://www.huffingtonpost.com/entry/why-your-accent-gets-stronger-when-youre-drinking_us_5ad4a745e4b077c89ceaef9e

  • COM
    • Interviewed on “I can’t stop conspiracy theorizing about Jennifer Aniston’s Voice in this Smartwater commercial”. Aug 17, 2017

http://www.slate.com/blogs/browbeat/2017/08/17/why_does_jennifer_aniston_sound_weird_in_this_smartwater_ad.html

 

  • 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:

https://www.theatlantic.com/science/archive/2016/08/hillarys-voice/493565/

Aug 1, 2016

 

  • PRESS OF ATLANTIC CITY
  • Story featured titled, “Stockton Professor Bridges Communication Gaps in Universities”, May 7, 2016.

http://www.pressofatlanticcity.com/news/stockton-professor-bridging-communication-gaps-in-universities/article_d5fc3706-13d6-11e6-8cea-9bfb3e01fcb3.html

 

  • COM:
  • Here’s why a young person’s voice sounds different than an old person’s voice”. Interview published in

           Upvoted.com (The Science & Tech Journal of Reddit.com),

           December, 2015.

           Online publication: https://upvoted.com/2015/12/09/heres-why-a-young-                

           persons-voice-sounds-different-than-an-old-persons-voice/

  • TODAY’S SHOW:
    • So here’s why it’s OK to start a sentence with ‘So’

May 15, 2014. http://www.today.com/health/so-heres-why-its-ok-start-sentence-so-2D79669285

 

  • 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/

 

 

http://bodyodd.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/08/18/7408676-allo-guvnah-mimicking-accents-may-be-innate-talent

 

  • Sep 9, 2011: Pahking the car: Regional accents getting stronger

http://bodyodd.msnbc.msn.com/_news/2011/09/09/7544176-pahking-the-cah-regional-accents-getting-stronger

 

  • Mar 14, 2012: Loud Talkers: Why do some voices seem to be set at top volume?

http://bodyodd.nbcnews.com/_news/2012/03/14/10673717-loud-talkers-why-do-some-voices-seem-to-be-set-at-top-volume?lite

 

  • Jan 25, 2013: The wavery, shaky “old person’s voice” explained

http://bodyodd.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/01/25/16684174-the-wavery-shaky-old-persons-voice-explained?lite

 

  • June 8, 2013: Hey y’all, why yous accents come back when you’re drinking?

http://bodyodd.nbcnews.com/_news/2013/06/07/18827543-hey-yall-why-yous-guys-accents-come-back-when-youre-drinking?lite

 

 

  • 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