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2014 ASA Media Coverage Highlights  

This page highlights just some of the extensive media coverage ASA’s Public Affairs and Public Information Department has generated this year.

June 2014

Study: The Role of Bridging Cultural Practices in Racially and Socioeconomically Diverse Civic Organizations — Ruth Braunstein (University of Connecticut), Brad R. Fulton (Duke University), and Richard L. Wood (University of New Mexico). Google said at least eight media outlets covered this study, which has been published online and will appear in the August print edition of the American Sociological Review.

Covererage Highlights

New York Magazine, Jesse Singal, 6-25-14.

Business Standard, IANS, 6-25-14.

Yahoo!News India, IANS, 6-25-14.

PsychCentral, Rick Nauert, 6-25-14.

Religion News Service, Cathy Lynn Grossman, 6-25-14.

The Washington Post, Cathy Lynn Grossman (Religion News Service), 6-25-14.

Deseret News (Utah), Cathy Lynn Grossman (Religion News Service), 6-26-14.

The Kansas City Star, Cathy Lynn Grossman (Religion News Service), 6-27-14.

May 2014

Study: Does Fertility Behavior Spread among Friends? — Nicoletta Balbo (Bocconi University) and Nicola Barban (University of Groningen). Google said more than 55 media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the June issue of the American Sociological Review.

Covererage Highlights

National Journal, Brian Resnick, 5-29-14.

Daily Mail (England), Anna Hodgekiss, 5-29-14.

Tulsa World, Ginnie Graham, 5-29-14.

HealthDay News, Randy Dotinga, 5-29-14.

The Philadelphia Inquirer, Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News), 5-29-14.

U.S. News and World Report, Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News), 5-29-14.

WebMD, Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News), 5-29-14.

WSFA.com, Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News), 5-29-14.

Medical News Today, Honor Whiteman, 5-29-14.

Medical Daily, Shweta Iyer, 5-29-14.

University Herald, Jaleesa Baulkman, 5-29-14. *

Yahoo!News, Tia Ghose (LiveScience.com), 5-29-14.

FoxNews.com, Tia Ghose (LiveScience.com), 5-30-14.

The Daily Journal (New Jersey), Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News), 5-30-14.

The New Zealand Herald, Anna Hodgekiss (Daily Mail), 5-30-14.

The New Republic, Alice Robb, 5-30-14.

The Times of India, IANS, 5-30-14.

MTV News, Tamar Anitai, 5-31-14.

News Journal (Delaware), Randy Dotinga (HealthDay News), 6-2-14.

Reuters, Shereen Lehman, 6-3-14.

Chicago Tribune, Shereen Lehman (Reuters), 6-3-14. *

New York Daily News, Shereen Lehman (Reuters), 6-4-14.

Deseret News (Utah), Emily Hales, 6-4-14.

Study: Obesity (Sometimes) Matters: The Importance of Context in the Relationship between Obesity and Life Satisfaction — Tim Wadsworth (University of Colorado-Boulder) and Philip M. Pendergast (University of Colorado-Boulder). Google said more than 20 media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the June issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Covererage Highlights

Slate, Katy Waldman, 5-29-14.

New York Magazine, Jesse Singal, 5-29-14.

Medical Daily, Anthony Rivas, 5-29-14.

Toronto Sun (Canada), 5-29-14.

Ottawa Sun (Canada), 5-29-14.

St. Catharines Standard (Canada), 5-29-14.

Chicago Tribune, Katy Waldman (Slate), 5-30-14. *

Daily Mail (England), Anna Hodgekiss, 5-30-14.

PsychCentral.com, Rick Nauert, 5-30-14.

Guardian Liberty Voice, Tabitha Farrar, 5-30-14.

Stuff.co.nz (New Zealand), Katy Waldman (Slate), 5-31-14.

ANI News (India), ANI, 6-1-14.

Business Standard, ANI, 6-1-14.

The Portland Mercury (Oregon), 6-2-14.

The Daily News (North Carolina), 6-2-14.

Medical Daily, Justin Caba, 6-5-14.

Columbia Daily Tribune (Missouri), Katy Waldman (Slate), 6-8-14.

Sarasota Herald-Tribune, Katy Waldman (Slate), 6-10-14.

San Francisco Chronicle, Kathryn Roethel, 6-10-14.

Study: “Good Girls”: Gender, Social Class, and Slut Discourse on Campus — Elizabeth A. Armstrong (University of Michigan), Laura T. Hamilton (University of California-Merced), Elizabeth M. Armstrong (University of Michigan) and J. Lotus Seeley (University of Michigan). Google said more than 35 media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the June issue of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Covererage Highlights

TIME.com, Eliana Dockterman, 5-28-14.

The Atlantic, Olga Khazan, 5-28-14.

U.S. News and World Report, Tierney Sneed, 5-28-14.

Slate, Amanda Hess, 5-28-14.

Zee News (India), IANS, 5-28-14.

Deccan Herald (India), IANS, 5-28-14.

Firstpost (India), IANS, 5-28-14.

The Christian Science Monitor, Stacy Teicher Khadaroo, 5-29-14.

Alaska Dispatch, Stacy Teicher Khadaroo (The Christian Science Monitor), 5-29-14.

NBCNews.com, Joan Raymond, 5-29-14.

Al Jazreea America, Marisa Taylor, 5-29-14.

Chicago Tribune, Amanda Hess (Slate), 5-31-14.

PolicyMic, Matt Essert, 5-31-14.

SBS, Amanda Hess (Slate), 6-1-14.

The Huffington Post, Nina Bahadur, 6-2-14.

USA Today, Jonathan Swartz, 6-3-14.

The Michigan Daily, Carolyn Gearig, 6-4-14.

The Times of India, IANS, 6-8-14.

Study: Changing Work and Work-Family Conflict: Evidence from the Work, Family, and Health Network — Erin L. Kelly (University of Minnesota), Phyllis Moen (University of Minnesota), J. Michael Oakes (University of Minnesota), Wen Fan (University of Minnesota), Cassandra Okechukwu (Harvard University), Kelly D. Davis (Pennsylvania State University), Leslie B. Hammer (Portland State University), Ellen Ernst Kossek (Purdue University), Rosalind Berkowitz King (Eunice Kennedy Shriver National Institute of Child Health and Human Development), Ginger C. Hanson (Kaiser Permanente Northwest, Center for Health Research), Frank Mierzwa (RTI International), and Lynne M. Casper (University of Southern California). Google said more than 20 media outlets covered in this study, which appeared in the June issue of the American Sociological Review.

Covererage Highlights

The Huffington Post, Alena Hall, 5-6-14.

The Washington Post, Jena McGregor, 5-9-14.

The Wall Street Journal, Lauren Weber, 5-9-14.

The Patriot Ledger (Massachusetts), Greg Kratz (Deseret News), 5-12-14.

Observer-Dispatch (New York), Greg Kratz (Deseret News), 5-12-14.

The MetroWest Daily News (Massachusetts), Greg Kratz (Deseret News), 5-12-14.

Boonville Daily News (Missouri), Greg Kratz (Deseret News), 5-13-14.

Deseret News (Utah), Greg Kratz, 5-13-14.

BenefitsPro, Dan Cook, 5-16-14.

The Daily Telegraph (Australia), Alena Hall (Huffington Post), 6-1-14.

Journalist’s Resource, Justin Feldman, 6-9-14.

Harvard Business Review, Nanette Fondas, 6-10-14.

April 2014

Study:Exposure to Local Homicides and Early Educational Achievement in Mexico — Florencia Torche (New York University) and Monica L. Caudillo (New York University). Google said at least eight media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the April issue of Sociology of Education.

Covererage Highlights

USA Today, Greg Toppo, 4-17-14.

The Sheboygan Press (Wisconsin), Greg Toppo (USA Today), 4-17-14.

The Times Herald (Michigan), Greg Toppo (USA Today), 4-17-14.

Mansfield News Journal (Ohio), Greg Toppo (USA Today), 4-17-14.

The Star Press (Indiana), Greg Toppo (USA Today), 4-17-14.

Iowa City Press-Citizen, Greg Toppo (USA Today), 4-17-14.

The Advocate (Ohio), Greg Toppo (USA Today), 4-17-14.

Washington Square News, Marita Vlachou, 4-22-14.

Study: Caught in a Bad Romance: Adolescent Romantic Relationships and Mental Health — Brian Soller (University of New Mexico). Google said more than 20 media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Covererage Highlights

Hindustan Times (India), IANS, 4-16-14.

PsychCentral.com, Rick Nauert, 4-16-14.

The Free Press Journal (India), 4-16-14.

ABP News (India), IANS, 4-16-14.

The New Indian Express, IANS, 4-16-14.

The Globe and Mail (Canada), Gayle MacDonald, 4-17-14.

Jagran Post (India), Anjali Thakur, 4-17-14.

Delhi Daily News (India), 4-17-14.

Yahoo!News Singapore, IANS, 4-17-14.

The Times of India, ANI, 4-21-14.

The Guardian (England), Jill Filipovic, 4-21-14.

The British Psychological Society (England), 4-22-14.

Marie Claire, Suzannah Ramsdale, 4-23-14.

KRQE.com (New Mexico), Tina Jensen, 4-25-14.

Study: The Threat of War and Psychological Distress Among Civilians Working in Iraq and Afghanistan — Alex Bierman (University of Calgary) and Ryan Kelty (Washington College). Google said at least eight media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the March issue of Social Psychology Quarterly.

Covererage Highlights

Gothamist, Christopher Robbins, 4-9-14.

HealthDay, Robert Preidt, 4-10-14.

U.S. News and World Report, Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-10-14.

Yahoo!Health, Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-10-14. *

Philly.com, Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-10-14.

Newsday (New York), Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-10-14.

Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-10-14.

Health.com, Robert Preidt (Health Day News), 4-10-14.

Study: Casualties of Social Combat: School Networks of Peer Victimization and Their Consequences — Robert Faris (University of California-Davis) and Diane Felmlee (Pennsylvania State University). Google said more than 135 media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the April issue of the American Sociological Review.

Coverage Highlights

Deseret News (Utah), Lois Collins, 3-31-14.

USA Today, Michelle Healy, 4-1-14.

Detroit Free Press, Michelle Healy (USA Today), 4-1-14.

NPR.org, Maanvi Singh, 4-1-14.

New York Daily News, Tracy Miller, 4-1-14.

TIME.com, Randye Hoder, 4-1-14.

U.S. News and World Report, Allie Bidwell, 4-1-14.

Slate, Emily Bazelon, 4-1-14.

Today.com (NBC News), Melissa Dahl, 4-1-14. (Article and video clip)

Jezebel, Tracie Egan Morrissey, 4-1-14.

PerezHilton.com, 4-1-14.

Newsweek, Zach Schonfeld, 4-1-14.

CBS News, Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-1-14.

Winnipeg Free Press (Canada), Robert Preidt (HealthDay News), 4-1-14.

LiveScience.com, Stephanie Pappas, 4-1-14.

The Huffington Post, Stephanie Pappas (LiveScience.com), 4-1-14.

Politico, Caitlin Emma, 4-1-14.

The Times-Picayune (Louisiana), 4-1-14.

TIME.com, Alice Park, 4-1-14.

Daily Mail (England), Mark Prigg, 4-1-14.

Los Angeles Times, Mary MacVean, 4-2-14.

Orlando Sentinel, Mary MacVean (Los Angeles Times), 4-2-14.

Atlanta Journal-Constitution, 4-2-14. (Video clip)

The Times of India, ANI, 4-2-14.

Yahoo!News, Liz Dwyer, 4-2-14.

PsychCentral.com, Rick Nauert, 4-2-14.

The Palm Beach Post, 4-2-14. (Video clip)

South China Morning Post (Hong Kong), McClatchy-Tribune, 4-3-14.

NBCSanDiego.com, Matt Lewis and R. Stickney, 4-3-14.

The Christian Science Monitor, Lane Brown, 4-4-14.

March 2014

Amicus Brief: ASA Amicus Brief Supports Suits to Overturn Utah, Oklahoma Gay Marriage Bans. Google said dozens of media outlets covered this brief, which was filed on March 3.

Coverage Highlights

San Diego Gay and Lesbian News, 3-3-14.

Pride Source, Susan Horowitz and Jan Stevenson, 3-4-14.

Fox13Now.com (Utah), Ben Winslow, 3-4-14.

The Salt Lake Tribune, Brooke Adams, 3-4-14.

Deseret News (Utah), Dennis Romboy, 3-4-14.

The Washington Post, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

NPR.org, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

San Francisco Chronicle, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

Houston Chronicle, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

The Miami Herald, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

ABCNews.com, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

NBCNews.com, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

Yahoo!News, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

The Seattle Times, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

The Sacramento Bee, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

Star-Tribune (Minnesota), Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

San Jose Mercury News, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

The Olympian (Washington), Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

The Kansas City Star, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

The Sun News (South Carolina), Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

Idaho Statesman, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

The Huffington Post, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14.

The Charlotte Observer, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

MyFoxBoston.com (Massachusetts), Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-4-14. *

The Washington Times, Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-5-14.

WTOP.com (Washington, D.C.), Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-5-14.

The Guardian (England), Brady McCombs (Associated Press), 3-5-14.

Social Science Space, Michael Todd, 3-5-14.

On Top Magazine, Carlos Santoscoy, 3-6-14.

Towleroad.com, Andy Towle, 3-6-14.

February

Study: Race, Gender, and Chains of Disadvantage: Childhood Adversity, Social Relationships, and Health — Debra Umberson (University of Texas at Austin), Kristi Williams (Ohio State University), Patricia A. Thomas (Purdue University), Hui Liu (Michigan State University), and Mieke Beth Thomeer (University of Texas at Austin). Google said at least five media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the March issue of the Journal of Health and Social Behavior.

Coverage Highlights

Medical Daily, Susan Scutti, 2-27-14.

Counsel & Heal, Cheri Cheng, 2-27-14.

PsychCentral.com, Janice Wood, 2-28-14.

UPI.com, 3-3-14.

The Daily Texan, Wynne Davis, 3-5-14.

Study: Unmasking the Conflicting Trends in Job Tenure by Gender in the United States, 1983–2008 — Matissa N. Hollister (McGill University) and Kristin E. Smith (University of New Hampshire). Google said at least six media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

Coverage Highlights

BusinessNews Daily, Chad Brooks, 2-7-14.

Yahoo!News, Chad Brooks (BusinessNews Daily), 2-8-14.

The Huffington Post, Chad Brooks (BusinessNews Daily), 2-10-14.

Mother Nature Network, Chad Brooks (BusinessNews Daily), 2-10-14.

Boston Review, Claude S. Fischer, 2-10-14.

Kompas (Indonesia), 2-24-14.

January

Study: How You Downsize Is Who You Downsize: Biased Formalization, Accountability, and Managerial Diversity — Alexandra Kalev (Tel Aviv University). Google said at least three media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

Coverage Highlights

The Plain Dealer (Ohio), Olivera Perkins, 1-30-14.

Fortune/CNN Money, Anne Fisher, 2-5-14.

Human Capital (Australia), 2-6-14.

Study: Close, But No Cigar: The Bimodal Rewards to Prize-Seeking — Gabriel Rossman (University of California-Los Angeles) and Oliver Schilke (University of California-Los Angeles). Google said more than 10 media outlets covered this study, which appeared in the February issue of the American Sociological Review.

Coverage Highlights

The Washington Post, Henry Farrell, 1-15-14. ("The Monkey Cage" blog)

Slate, Joshua Keating, 1-15-14. ("Browbeat" blog)

Toronto Star, Jacques Gallant, 1-15-14.

The Washington Post, Henry Farrell 1-16-14. ("The Monkey Cage" blog)

Pacific Standard, Ryan Jacobs, 1-15-14.

Salon, Ryan Jacobs (Pacific Standard), 1-17-14.

The Boston Globe, Kevin Hartnett, 1-26-14.

NPR, 1-19-14 (Radio clip from "All Things Considered")

Melrose Free Press (Massachusetts), Arnold Koch, 2-16-14.

WAMC.org, Bradley Cornelius, 2-28-14. (Article and radio clip)

The Washington Examiner, Paul Bedard, 3-1-14.

The Atlantic, Derek Thompson, 3-2-14.

La Presse (Canada), Marc Cassivi, 3-2-14.