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Speakers » Euirang Lee

  • Graduate Student

  • School of Journalism, University of Missouri

Euirang Lee is currently a master student in School of Journalism at University of Missouri with an emphasis on strategic communication. Her research interest centers on health communications including health campaigns, promotions and education.

Crisis Leadership and the Discourse of Renewal: Lessons from Pope’s Messages Following a Sewol Ferry Disaster in South Korea

On August 2014, Pope Francis made his first visit to Korea in 25 years. The papal visit was a nation-wide phenomenon called Pope Syndrome. Using the discourse of renewal theory, the study investigated media coverage on the Pope’s visit following a Sewol ferry disaster. The study analyzed how Pope’s messages had a nation-wide impact on healing public’s grief.