The Jandoli Institute hosted a live Twitter Chat on May 12 focued on the role of music during the pandemic.
- Patrick Hosken, editor at MTV News and a 2012 graduate of the Jandoli School of Communication at St. Bonaventure University.
- Carole McNall, an assistant professor in the Jandoli School. McNall serves as adviser to WSBU-FM, the university’s radio station. She has hosted a program at the station for more than 10 years.
- Stephen Wilt, a senior journalism major in the Jandoli School. Wilt was station manager at WSBU-FM for two years. He writes about and hosts podcasts about popular music.
Jandoli Institute Executive Director Richard Lee moderated the Twitter chat and tweeted from the institute’s @Jandoli_Inst handle. A Jandoli School associate professor, Lee covered rock’n’roll as a reporter and often writes about the intersection of music and current events.
Nicholas Coyne, a 2015 Jandoli School graduate and former WSBU-FM programming director, was unable to join the chat live, but sent answers to all the questions. Coyne is artist relations and playlist curator, focusing on emerging artists at TIDAL Rising.
Click on a question to view the panelists’ responses:
- Is there one event that touched you more than any of the others?
- How about a song?
- What is it about music that we find comforting and inspiring?
- Why have many artists been postponing album releases?
- How can we keep supporting the artists we love?
- What do you foresee for live concerts in the future?
- Has the pandemic given you an opportunity to listen to something new?
- What Stevie Wonder song gives us the best hope for the future?