Research and Creative Interests
- Climate Change and Media
- Press-State Relations
- Media agenda setting
- Political Communication
Haley Pierce is a Ph.D. student in The Media School. Her research interests concern the political, economic, and social factors that shape individuals’ political information environments and the effects of such information on people’s political attitudes and behavior. Often, she takes up these questions in the context of climate change.
Haley received her M.A. from The Media School with the thesis “Media Ownership and Agenda-Cutting: The Effect of Sinclair Broadcasting on Public Awareness of Climate Change” and her B.S. in Journalism from The University of Nebraska at Kearney.