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Lauren Feldman

Associate Professor, Department of Journalism & Media Studies, School of Communication and Information
Rutgers University
Participates in 2 items

Lauren Feldman is an associate professor of journalism and media studies, in the School of Communication & Information at Rutgers University. She studies media effects in political and science contexts.Her recent work on climate change communication includes studies of the effects of partisan media on public opinion about climate change, the portrayal of climate change in satirical news programs, and how efficacy information in media coverage of climate change influences public engagement.

Lauren's research has been supported by grants from the National Science Foundation, the Carnegie-Knight Task Force on Journalism, and the Spanish Ministry of Science. She has been published her research in numerous peer-reviewed journals and edited volumes.

Sessions in which Lauren Feldman participates

Friday 4 June, 2021

Time Zone: (GMT-05:00) Eastern Time (US & Canada)
8:55 AM
1:15 PM
1:15 PM EDT - 2:30 PM EDT | 1 hour 15 minutes

Scholars, journalists, and activists continue to debate the role of emotional messaging in climate change communication. This talk will consider existing theory and research on the role of emotions, especially fear and hope, in public engagement and activism around climate change. Particular attention will be paid to how media, including both news and entertainment, evoke emotions about climate change, with the potential to both activate and alienate publics.Borum Chatto...