Blog Archive for Advice Category

Kirstie Hettinga and Alyssa Appelman

Correction placement affects perceived importance and credibility

June 4, 2018

New research suggests online news publications can enhance credibility by rearranging their corrections.

With funding from the Arthur W. Page Center, assistant professors Kirstie Hettinga, California Lutheran University, and Alyssa Appelman, Northern Kentucky University, examined readers’ perceptions of corrections in digital news stories. The scholars’ findings suggest that The New York Times, a legacy publication with a high… More

Sarah Vlazny

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

May 10, 2018

By Sarah Vlazny, Page Center intern and recent Penn State alumna

Graduating with public relations degree in 2018 feels a little like graduating with a law degree in a country that’s just had a regime change. Not only does it seem like the practice of public relations is undergoing more changes now than ever before, but the very… More

Roger Bolton

Part 3: Q&A with Center board member Roger Bolton

May 4, 2018

Page Center intern Sarah Vlazny interviewed Arthur W. Page Society president and former Aetna senior vice president of communications Roger Bolton. This installment is the third of three blog posts covering Vlazny's discussion with Bolton, who is also a member of the Page Center advisory board. In the the current post, Bolton talks about authentic campaigns and aligning philanthropic strategies… More

Roger Bolton

Part 2: Q&A with Center board member Roger Bolton

May 2, 2018

Page Center intern Sarah Vlazny interviewed Arthur W. Page Society president and former Aetna senior vice president of communications Roger Bolton. This installment is the second of three blog posts covering Vlazny's discussion with Bolton, who is also a member of the Page Center advisory board. In the the current post, Bolton discusses the impact CEOs and corporations can… More

Roger Bolton

Part 1: Q&A with Center board member Roger Bolton

April 30, 2018

Page Center intern Sarah Vlazny interviewed Arthur W. Page Society president and former Aetna senior vice president of communications Roger Bolton. This installment is the first of three blog posts covering Vlazny's discussion with Bolton, who is also a member of the Page Center advisory board. In the the current post, Bolton talks about corporate advocacy and its role… More

Ron Culp

Ron Culp speaks about PR ethics at Ben Bronstein Lecture series

March 28, 2018

By Ron Culp, faculty member at DePaul University and long-time veteran in public relations

When I mentioned to corporate PR legend Bill Nielsen that I was coming here tonight, he gave me an assignment. Bill is the former head of communications at Johnson & Johnson and board chair of the Page Center here at Penn State. So I… More

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