Public Media

Podcast with Megan Lynch (2022, August 15). Grieving Online. “What the Media?!!?” KMOX.

Interview with Jenna Price (2022, May 6). My mother-in-law loved me. She would never have voted for me. The Sydney Morning Herald.

Interview with Beth Kowitt (2022, January 28). The founder and CEO of Texas Roadhouse caught COVID. 4 months later, he died by suicide. Family and colleagues detail his final days and legacy. Fortune.

Interview with Brian Mackey (2021, January 26). Mourning in a Pandemic. The 21st/Illinois Public Media/NPR.

Interview with Maria Aspan (2020, September 27). The biggest risk in business right now is grief. Fortune.

Interview with Maria Aspan (2020, September 27). 5 better ways to help your employees mourn at the office. Fortune.

Interview with Ashley Thompson. (2020, June 2). How to offer condolences in an Instagram comment. KELOLAND Living [television].

DeGroot, J. M. (2020, May 28). What should you say when someone you know is grieving? The New York Times [Opinion].

Interview with Katherine Kam (2019, November/December). Sympathy posts. WebMD Magazine, p. 17.

Interview with Mihir Zaveri (2019, April 10). R.I.P. to a startling Facebook feature: Reminders of dead friends’ birthdays. The New York Times. facebook-dead-users-happy-birthday.html

Research included in Airaksinen, T. (2018, November 19). STUDY: College students felt depressed, ‘rejected’ after 2016 election. PJ media.

Interview with This Month in CAS (2018, October). Grief & our digital afterlives. This Month in CAS.

Interview with Christina Couch (2018, September 12). Designing for a better death. PBS Nova Next.

Interview with Toni Airaksinen (2018, September 10). Study: Clinton voters “still grieving” after election. PJ Media.

Interview with Roddy Nikpour (2017, June 30). In focus: Social media memorialization and “cybergraves.” Cronkite News; Arizona PBS [podcast].

Interview with Romy Oltuski (2017, June 1). 7 appropriate ways to handle grief on Facebook when you lose a loved one. Prevention.

Research included in Landa, G. R. (2017, March 2). New ties between the living and the dead. Scenario Magazine [Online].

Research included in Mosaka, A. (2016, July 27). On death and social media. 702Live [radio]. Transcript at

Interview with Ann Fisher (2016, June 14). Tech Tuesday: An American iPhone and reacting to tragedy on social media. All Sides with Ann Fisher. WOSU [radio].

Research included in Wilmot, C. (2016, June 8). The space between mourning and grief. The Atlantic. Available at

Interview with Matt Huston. (2016, March). All that remains. Psychology Today, 49(2), 38-40. Also available at

Interview with Taly Krupkin. (2015, June 12). US evangelical stream of women are convinced that hitting the husband commands. Haaretz [Online].

Research included in Delaney, S. (2015, June 5). Virtually grieving – the changing face of coping with loss. eHospice [Online].

Research included in Herrick, L. (2014, July 16). The reasons we grieve on social media. Huffington Post [online].

Interview with K. Pellizzaro (2011, July) on interpersonal aspects of Facebook. Facebook anonymous [Video documentary for thesis project]. Southern Illinois University Edwardsville.

Interview with K. Long (2010, August 20) on responsible Facebook practices. Use care when posting comments online. The Alestle [Southern Illinois University Edwardsville student newspaper], p. 13.

Interview with T. Karas (2010, February 5) on Facebook memorial groups. The psychology of postmortem Facebook. The Daily Northwestern [Online].

Interview with B. Mumyakmaz (2009, November 5) on Facebook memorial groups. Facebook cemetery helps those left behind to share the grief. The Mass Media, p. 6. Available online (2010, January 15):

Research included in Alberta Association for Media Awareness [Online newsletter]. (2009, November). Facebook: A forum for sharing grief.

Interview with J. Adams (2009, February 10) on Facebook memorial groups. Internet helps family, friends memorialize deceased. The Post [Online; Ohio University student newspaper].