Communication in the Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic discusses how the COVID-19 pandemic vastly changed the way in which the world interacts. This book is a collection of unique research, where each chapter is centered around a different topic related to changes in communication as a byproduct of the COVID-19 pandemic. Specific contexts include changes in our intimate relationships, family communication, television messaging, identity navigation, sports diplomacy, and how media outlets communicate to audiences. Scholars of communication, health, sociology, and psychology will find this book particularly interesting.
Dr. Theresa MacNeil is assistant professor of communication at Florida Southern College.
Table of Contents
PART I: Intimate Communication
Chapter 1 Right or Wrong?: An Analysis of In-law Communication during the COVID-19 Crisis
Cara T. Mackie
Chapter 2 Talking Myself off a Ledge: Navigating Identity during COVID-19 Quarantine
PART II: Media Communication
Chapter 3 Sports Diplomacy In The Age of the COVID-19 Pandemic
Chapter 4 Agenda Setting: A Thematic Analysis of New York Times COVID-19 Coverage
Chapter 5 #Kidstogether: How Nickelodeon Framed Entertainment-Education Messages during the COVID-19 Pandemic
This book edited by MacNeil-Kelly explores diverse facets of intimate and mass communications during the COVID-19 pandemic's early stages…. All research is grounded in qualitative methods. Each chapter provides a list of references. This book will be useful to scholars in communication and media studies programs…. Recommended. Upper-division undergraduates. Graduate students.