Leticia Bode, Melissa Tully, and Emily Vraga

Research in Progress: Combating the spread of fake news and misinformation on social media

There is research that examines the correction of misinformation in general, but most research has not looked at correction in the context of social media. This Page Center scholar project will look into the best ways to correct and combat misinformation in the new and vast world of social media.

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‘PR Journal’ special issue focuses on Page Center research on international CSR

The May Public Relations Journal is a special issue presented by the Arthur W. Page Center that focuses on international corporate social responsibility. Research topics includes the challenges of implementing global CSR strategies, the impact of CSR, building public trust internationally and more.

Sarah Vlazny

Graduating Page Center intern reflects on transition to ‘real world’

Penn State graduate and Page Center intern Sarah Vlazny assisted with and worked on a number of Center projects. For her last contribution to the Page Center blog, she shared her thoughts as a millennial entering the public relations industry, what she has seen as a young media consumer and what she foresees in the future as a young media practitioner. 

CPRE

CPRE recommends sixth course on ethics for PR classrooms

The Commission on Public Relations Education recommended that a required ethics course be incorporated into public relations program curriculum. Its recommendation came from a three-year study published this month that examined university programs in the United States and abroad.

Awards

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.