Christopher Cox

Research in Progress: The priming of ‘fake news’ for automated media

Continuing the Center's upcoming research projects studying "fake news," Page Center scholar Christopher Cox is examining the technological and economic factors that influence the creation of fake news prior to automated dispersion. He is paying particular attention to the economic value of creating fake news.

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2019 scholar grants to examine advocacy and narratives in public communication

The Page Center has announced its 2019 call for research proposals. Scholars may submit proposals on two areas of research: advocacy communications and narratives in public communications. The calls are a part of the Center's annual Page/Johnson Legacy Scholar grant program.

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Page Center expands reach with new research fellows program

The Page Center has launched an international search for a senior research fellow to join the Center for a four-year appointment. The work of the fellow will align with the Center’s mission to conduct timely and innovative communications research and promote integrity within the professional and academic fields.

Qian Xu and Shi Chen

Research in Progress: Comparing real news vs. fake news in the Zika epidemic

Fake health news is the worst kind of fake news. It spreads quickly and can cause serious issues when people make decisions regarding their health. Scholars Qian Xu and Shi Chen are conducting a Page-funded study examining how fake news on the Zika virus spread, and how health officials can respond next time. 

The Center's 2019 call for research proposals is open for submissions.

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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.