2018 Call

Page Center funding research that targets ‘fake news,’ other communications issues

The Page Center funded 11 projects that will study “fake news” from a number of perspectives, as well as seven other studies that will tackle a variety of vital communications topics. The collection of studies are a part of the Center's annual Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar Grants.

2018 Page Center Awards

Second annual Page Center Awards shine a light on authentic, ethical communicators

The Page Center honored its second class of Larry Foster Award honorees on Feb. 21 in New York City. The careers of Bill George, Gwen Ifill and John Onoda were recognized at the fundraising event, which was filled with kind words, wise advice and optimism for the future of public communications. 

Ron Culp

Ron Culp speaks about PR ethics at Ben Bronstein Lecture series

Public relations veteran Ron Culp visited Penn State's University Park campus on March 27. The keynote speaker of the annual Ben Bronstein Lecture in Public Relations Ethics, Culp delivered his speech titled “The PR landscape and your moral compass: Mapping a path to success”

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Cultural differences in how Bulgarian and Turkish newspapers cover refugee crisis

National newspapers in Bulgaria and Turkey frame the Syrian refugee crisis differently, according to Page Center-funded research recently published in American Behavioral Scientist. The study found Turkish papers were more likely to depict refugees as victims while Bulgarian newspapers offered a more distanced portrayal often through an administrative lens.


The Arthur W. Page Center Awards

Relive the second annual Arthur W. Page Center Awards where icons of integrity Bill George, Gwen Ifill and John Onoda were honored.

Page Center Modules

Page Center Training Modules

The Page Center is strengthening the role of ethics education in communications classrooms. We offer 12 free online modules on a range of ethics topics in public relations.

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Legacy Scholar Grants

Support for scholars and professionals making important contributions to ethics and responsibility in public communication.