COVID-19 Observatory: Bungled Response Compounds Misery in Brazil

By: Michael R. Malone The initiative has been tracking public health policy response data to determine how swift or lax implementation of mitigation efforts have impacted the spread of the virus in Latin American countries. Brazil, which has followed the inept example of Mexico in failing to swiftly enact national public health policies to contain the coronavirus pandemic, has now become the world leader in terms of infections and daily deaths, according to the latest round of data provided by the Latin America COVID-19 Observatory. In a trilingual webinar Tuesday, [...]

2020-06-09T11:18:31-04:00June 9, 2020|Journalism, School of Communication|

School of Communication Research and Creative Activity Focusing on COVID-19

By: SoC News Faculty from the School of Communication are contributing to research on COVID-19 and the effects this virus has had on society. Through various projects, faculty are exploring the role of communication in reporting COVID-19 data, employee perceptions on business communication, social media use, and other topics. The list below will be updated as projects are developed. 1. Organizational communication for public health emergencies by Yeunjae Lee, Queenie Li, and Weiting Tao This project aims to understand how organizations communicate with their employees during the COVID-19 outbreak and its resulting impacts on [...]

2020-04-16T16:42:38-04:00April 16, 2020|School of Communication|