Linguists in the Media

Rusty Barrett

New York Times "What Does it Mean to 'Yassify' Anything?"

 

Allison Burkette

Subtitle Podcast "The Speechways of the Folk"

 

Andrew Byrd

I Don't Understand with William Shatner "Where Did Language Come From?"

 

Jennifer Cramer

Martin, Tom. 2022. “Program for February 10, 2022.” Eastern Standard. WEKU (Richmond) Radio. https://esweku.org/track/2986858/february-10-2022-full-length.

LeComte, Richard. 2021. “Linguistics Professor’s Knowledge of Language Helps Improve Exams for Family Doctors.” College of Arts & Sciences (UK). https://linguistics.as.uky.edu/linguistics-professor%E2%80%99s-knowledge-language-helps-improve-exams-family-doctors.

Stringer, Jay K. W. 2021. “Country queen snags All-Star crown, furthers conversation on the rural Queer voice.” Queer Kentucky. https://queerkentucky.com/country-queen-snags-all-star-crown-furthers-conversation-on-the-rural-queer-voice/.

Atkins, Audrey. 2021. “What’s so funny about my Southern accent?” Reckon South. https://reckonsouth.com/whats-so-funny-about-my-southern-accent/.

Friedlander, Whitney. 2021. “Walker, Clarice, The Queen's Gambit: Y'all, We Need to Talk About TV's Southern Accent Issues.” Paste Magazine. https://www.pastemagazine.com/tv/southern-accents-on-tv-good-and-bad/.

 

Josef Fruehwald

Indignity Vol. 2, No. 20: The mysterious lingo of Philadelphia–Baltimore.

 

Dennis Preston

Interviewed by Kavita Pillay, forthcoming for the Linguistic Society of America-sponsored podcast Subtitle on “General American.”

Interviewed by Jahi Whitehead, forthcoming for the Gimlet Media podcast, Every Little Thing, on American newscaster English.

Interviewed by Savannah Wright, forthcoming for a CNN podcast on Dialect Diversity in

the US. https://www.cnn.com/audio/podcasts/margins-of-error/episodes/64c98de7-54...

Interviewed by Aja Drain, forthcoming for an NPR Codeswitch broadcast/podcast on the

use of the lexical item “folk(s).”

Interviewed by Jessica Mendoza and Jingnan Peng, for the Christian Science Monitor

podcast Say That Again? Episode 1: “You are how you sound.” https://www.csmonitor.com/Podcasts/Say-That-Again.

With Valerie Fridland, Interviewed by Jahi Whitehead, for the Gimlet Media podcast, Every Little Thing, on American newscaster English. https://open.spotify.com/episode/6MssiyrCyyxH8A1QJTvFO5 

 

2021

Interviewed for the podcast Oh, I see by Chloe Henderson for “Perceptual Dialectology and Midwestern dialects.” First broadcast January 26, available at Apple [https://podcasts.apple.com/us/podcast/oh-i-see/id1494549257], Spotify, Facebook, Instagram, iHeart, Stitcher, and Twitter).

 

Interviewed for USA Today, on the use of “black” for African-American identity.