By Yen-I Lee, Washington State University; Xuerong Lu, University of Georgia doctoral student; Yan Jin, University of Georgia
#MeToo, the most impactful social movement campaign in recent memory, has spread around the world through social media. One of the key questions is what makes social movement messages, like #MeToo, go viral in the increasingly complex and competitive social… More
By Jenny Zhengye Hou, Queensland University of Technology
Let me set the scene for you. You are a government communication officer and today is the anniversary of a tragic international disaster. For example, it could be the anniversary of the 9/11 terrorist attacks in 2001, the Wenchuan earthquake in 2008, or the Christchurch mass shooting in March of… More
By Michele E. Ewing and Cheryl Ann Lambert, Kent State University
In a society where anything can be said and taken as fact by large segments of the population, organizations are facing an uphill battle to prove their communication is credible. Unfortunately, fake news producers have widened the gulf between what messaging organizations can and cannot control. To… More
In 1961, Charles and Marie Robertson of A&P supermarkets made a landmark gift to Charles’ alma mater, Princeton University. Benefitting the Woodrow Wilson School of Public Policy and International Affairs, the gift was designated to support students training for careers in government.