News Archive for Social Media Category

2018 Call

Page Center funding research that targets ‘fake news,’ other communications issues

April 11, 2018

With misrepresentation and half-truths plaguing public discourse these days, the Page Center identified a need to better understand the nature, dynamics and consequences of the “fake news” phenomenon as a contemporary form of misinformation. The Center will fund 11 research projects that study “fake news” from a number of perspectives, as well as seven other studies that tackle a… More

PRism Online Journal

Page-funded research showcases ethical challenges in stakeholder engagement

November 24, 2015

A special issue of the PRism journal on stakeholder engagement explores ethical challenges organizations face when disseminating messages through several modes of communication. From visual stories non-profits tell with their Instagram accounts to the challenges philanthropic goals pose for major corporations, communication researchers studied the strategies behind these corporate methods and how the public responds.

The research,… More