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
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.
Page Center Research projects will be highlighted in two panel discussions at a pre-conference session of the annual meeting of the International Communication Association (ICA) in San Juan, Puerto Rico on Thursday, May 21. The session is titled Ethical Stakeholder Engagement: A Showcase of Projects from the Arthur W. Page Center.
A new book, Ethical Practice of Social Media in Public Relations, has been published by Routledge. It offers insights for PR practitioners, scholars and students on issues such as transparency, company social media policies, corporate social responsibility, and ethical frameworks for social media communication.
The book has 15 chapters, all written by communications scholars from around the… More