By Denise Bortree, director of the Page Center and associate professor of advertising/public relations
This weekend we watched as the White House spokesman presented misinformation and then reprimanded the media for reporting facts. This comes on the heels of backlash over fake news in social media that has raised skepticism and created confusion in the public. I… More
By Rebecca McEntee, South Dakota State University; Renita Coleman, University of Texas; and Carolyn Yaschur, Augustana College.
Professionals charged with communicating for non-profit and social movement organizations have a special obligation to promote the greater good. They have been called “moral visionaries,” tasked with serving as moral educators.
In order to help these communicators achieve this goal,… More
Authors pictured: Ruoxu Wang, Denise Bortree, and Anli Xiao. Not pictured: Mu Wu, Yan Huang, Ruobing Li and Fan Yang
Native advertising, often known as sponsored content or promoted posts, is showing up all over the Internet. Users may expect native advertising on sites like Facebook and Buzzfeed, but a discussion has emerged among those in the public relations… More
This blog post is the first in a series highlighting research from the Page Center's Refugee Communication Project and call for research on the refugee crisis occurring across the globe. We will feature projects from this call in the blog throughout the month of January.
By Daniela Dimitrova, Iowa State University, Emel Ozdora, University of Bilkent and Colleen Connolly-Ahern,… More
Page Center senior research fellow and associate professor of advertising/public relations Marcia DiStaso has successfully completed the examination for Accreditation in Public Relations, entitling her to use the APR professional designation.
The announcement was made by the Universal Accreditation Board (UAB), a consortium of nine professional communication organizations that directs the competency… More