Toby Hopp and Jolene Fisher

Research in Progress: The impact of transparency and how it shapes trust

In an era of declining institutional trust, it is important that professionals understand how organizations can use communication to build trust, and how such trust-building works on a psychological level. Two Page Center scholars are conducting a Page Center-funded project to get a clear picture of how transparency affects trust. 

Dean Baquet, Marilyn Laurie, John W. Rowe

Baquet, Laurie and Rowe named 2019 Larry Foster Award honorees

The third annual Arthur W. Page Center Awards will honor New York Times executive editor Dean Baquet; the late Marilyn Laurie, former executive vice president of brand strategy at AT&T; and former Aetna CEO John W. Rowe on Feb. 20, 2019 at the Grand Hyatt – Midtown Manhattan Hotel in New York City.

Fan Yang and Holly Overton

Research in Progress: Understanding corporate rumors and the psychology of how they spread

Corporate rumors can sap sales, sully reputations and, more importantly, damage the long-term relationship between corporations and the public. Through Page-funded research, scholars Fan Yang and Holly Overton are unearthing ways to develop an understanding of the effects and prevalence of corporate rumors.

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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.

The 2019 Arthur W. Page Center Awards for Integrity in Public Communication (Feb. 20 in New York City)

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The Arthur W. Page Center Awards

Every year the Page Center honors icons of public communications who, over the course of their careers, have demonstrated a commitment to the concept of "truth well told."

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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.