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Selected Weekly News Placements
Week of March 2, 2015

Margaret Duffy, a professor and chair of strategic communication at the MU School of Journalism, found that Facebook use can lead to symptoms of depression if the social networking site triggers feelings of envy among its users.
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 90 international, national, state and online media outlets.
03/02/15          Huffington Post UK
03/02/15          KCPQ-TV Seattle, WA (#13 U.S. television market)
03/02/15          WJXT-TV Jacksonville, FL (#49 U.S. television market)
03/02/15          WCAU-TV Philadelphia, PA (#4 U.S. television market)
03/02/15          WCVB-TV Boston, MA           (#7 U.S. television market)
03/02/15          Denver Post (#15 U.S. newspaper, 324,970 daily circulation)
03/02/15          USA Today (#1 most read U.S. newspaper)
03/03/15          CNN Headline News (HLN)
03/03/15          The Oklahoman (#51 U.S. newspaper, 143,803 daily circulation)
03/03/15          St. Louis Business Journal
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2015/0203-if-facebook-use-causes-envy-depression-could-follow/
 
Angela Curl, an assistant professor in the School of Social Work within the College of Human Environmental Sciences, found that even if just one member of an elderly couple stops driving, negative consequences result for both the driver and non-driver.
*Stories about this research have appeared in more than 40 international, national, state and online media outlets.
02/24/15          New York Magazine’s Science of Us blog
02/24/15          sciencedaily.com (#2 most visited science news website)
02/27/15          Bankrate.com (#64 most visited news website)
02/24/15          KOMU Columbia, MO
03/02/15          KMOX St. Louis, MO (#21 U.S. broadcast market)
Link to release: http://munews.missouri.edu/news-releases/2015/0224-unexpected-outcomes-for-elderly-couples-who-stop-driving/