In the Media
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April 22 The New York Times, “No, You Don’t Have to Stop Apologizing”
April 15 NPR’s 1A, “‘Bless Your Heart’ and Beyond”
April 8 The Washington Post’s The Lily article, “The case for grown-up slumber parties.”
September 7 Verily interview with Deborah Tannen, “Standing By Her: The Vital of Female Friends in Today’s Culture.”
July 27 Psychology Today, "How We Talk and Listen Affects Our Relationships."
April 17 Forbes Masters of Leadership Podcast, "Deborah Tannen: Modern Communication Challenges in Work and Life."
February 8 NPR's On Point, "The 'Joy and Heartbreak' of Female Friendships."
February 2 Nobody Told Me! Podcast, "...about women's friendships."
January 30 Harvard Business Review's Women at Work Podcast, "Make Yourself Heard."
October 25 University of California, Berkeley's Conversations with History interview with Deborah Tannen, "A Linguist's Intellectual Journey."
October 25 University of California, Berkeley's Hitchcock Lecture by Deborah Tannen, "Conversations on the Small Screen: Talking over Social Media."
October 24 University of California, Berkeley's Hitchcock Lecture by Deborah Tannen, "The Language of Friendship: The Role of Talk in an Understudied Relationship."
September 18 Something You Should Know Podcast, "Why We Can't Have Civil Debates Anymore."
July 7 PBS NewsHour, "How social media 'likes' create a conversation of connection."
July 5 Just the Right Book Podcast, "Episode 33: Inside the Language of Women's Friendships."
June 5 NPR's KALW, "Deborah Tannen on how women talk to their friends and why it matters."
May 30 NPR's KQED Forum, "Secrets and Security: Deborah Tannen on the Language of Female Friendship."
May 15 WNYC's The Leonard Lopate Show, "Deborah Tannen on Female Friendships."
May 8 NPR's WPR The Joy Cardin Show, "Understanding the Language of Girl Talk."
May 5 Diane Rehm On My Mind Podcast, "Covering the Trump Administration and How to Support Friends in Grief."
May 2 Slate.com Lexicon Valley podcast, "The Language of Female Friendships."
April 24 WESU's For Women Over 40, "Words Matter - Women's Friendships."
April 20 NPR's 1A, interview with Deborah Tannen, "A Little More Conversation: How Women Talk to Each Other."
February 14 NPR Live video interview with Deborah Tannen about the role of language in relationships in honor of Valentine's Day
November 23 NPR's WAMU The Diane Rehm Show, "Teens and Tech: How Digital Communication Impacts Young People and their Relationships."
November 1 The Ezra Klein Show, "Deborah Tannen on gendered speech, Hillary Clinton, Donald Trump, and you."
October 25 NPR's WAMU The Diane Rehm Show, "Civility, Public Discourse, and the 2016 Election."
October 20 CNN International Edition, interview with Deborah Tannen, "Trump Speech Impact on Campaign."
September 22 PBS's Charlie Rose, interview with Deborah Tannen, "Language and Relationships."
September 11 Why? Philosophical Discussions of Every Day Life public radio show, "Women and Men: Talking, arguing, loving, and politicking"
August 3 NPR's WBR The Joy Cardin Show, "'Shouting,' 'Yelling,' and 'Shrill': Taking a Look at Criticism of Women's Voices"
July 29 NPR's All Things Considered, "Is Hillary Clinton The First Woman Nominee — Or The First Female Nominee?"
April 1 Voice of America's Press Conference USA, interview with Deborah Tannen about the double bind and women in power
January 26 NPR's The Diane Rehm Show, "Adult Sibling Relationships."
January 8 NPR's KPCC Take Two, "Creator of 'Just Not Sorry' App Says It's Not about Policing how Women Speak."
November 6 NPR's KQED The Forum, "I'm Sorry, But May We Discuss Tentative Speech?"
October 16 NPR's WBUR Here & Now, "The Deferential Language of Women at Work"
October 6 VoiceAmerica Family Matters Podcast, "Family Talk When You Are All Grown Up: Parents and Adult Siblings"
September 21 National Endowment for the Humanities Fifty Years Celebration article, "Deborah Tannen and Language"
August 7 RealSimple Podcast, "I Want to Like You: Chatty Cathys"
August 7 77 WBAC Radio: The Joan Hamburg Show, regarding Hillary Clinton's media representation
October 5 CNN's The Situation Room, "Does President Obama's Tone Sound Different?"
July 17 NPR's Morning Edition, "Solving the Mystery of Mother-Daughter Speak"
February 15 Martha Stuart Show with guest appearance by Deborah Tannen, "Behind the Sisterly Bond"
November 1 WYNC's 'The Takeaway' interview with Deborah Tannen, "Why Sisters Make Siblings Happier"
September 28 Oprah.com interview with Deborah Tannen, "The Relationship Between Sisters"
September 19 USA Today interview with Deborah Tannen, "Sisters' bonds rival all others, says linguist"
September 16 NPR's Morning Edition,"Culturetopia: Must-Listen Arts & Entertainment (Unlikely Pairings Edition)"
September 11 ABC News 20/20 video with Deborah Tannen, "Sisters: What Makes the Bond so Unique?"
September 8 NPR's Morning Edition interview with Deborah Tannen, "Sisters Speak in 'You Were Always Mom's Favorite'"
September 8 NPR's Diane Rehm Show interview with Deborah Tannen, "You Were Always Mom's Favorite"
January 25 NPR's KQED The Forum interview with Deborah Tannen, "Deborah Tannen: Mothers and Daughters"
January 24 NPR's Diane Rehm Show interview with Deborah Tannen, "You're Wearing That?"
July 1 NPR's Diane Rehm Show, "Political Language"
October 21 NPR's Morning Edition, "The Power of Language"
January 9 NPR's Diane Rehm Show interview with Deborah Tannen, "Fast Talk"
May 10 NPR's Diane Rehm Show interview with Deborah Tannen, "I Only Say This Because I Love You"
October 12 NPR's Diane Rehm Show, "Debate Analysis"
April 3 NPR's Diane Rehm Show, "Women Voters"
January 12 NPR's Diane Rehm Show, "Unbending Gender"