Selected Works of Page Scholars

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Alyssa Appelman & Kirstie Hettinga. (2020) Correcting Online Content: The Influence of News Outlet Reputation. Journalism Practice.

Qian Xu, Shi Chen & Lida Safarnejad. (2020) Effects of Information Veractiy and Message Frames on Information Dissemination: A Case Study of 2016 Zika Epidemic Discussion on Twitter. Health Communication.

M. Rosie Jahng, Hyunmin Lee & Annisa Rochadiat. (2020). Public relations practitioners’ management of fake news: Exploring key elements and acts of information authentication. Public Relations Review.

Gaither, B. M., & Sinclair, J. (2018). Environmental Marketplace Advocacy: Influences and Implications of U.S. Public Response. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 95(1), 169–191.

Hung-Baesecke, C.-J. F., Chen, Y.-R. R., Stacks, D., Coombs, W. T., & Boyd, B. (2018). Creating Shared Value, Public Trust, Supportive Behavior, and Communication Preferences: A Comparison Study in the United States and China. Public Relations Journal, 11(4), 1–21.

Jin, Y., Austin, L., Eaddy, L., Spector, S., Reber, B., & Espina, C. (2018). How financial crisis history informs ethical corporate communication: Insights from corporate communication leaders. Public Relations Review.

Neill, M. S., & Barnes, A. (2018). The Use of Influence Tactics by Senior Public Relations Executives to Provide Ethics Counsel. Journal of Media Ethics, 33(1), 26–41.

Tao, W., Song, B., Ferguson, M. A., & Kochhar, S. (2018). Employees’ prosocial behavioral intentions through empowerment in CSR decision-making. Public Relations Review.

Walden, J. (2018). Guiding the conversation: A study of PR practitioner expectations for nonnominated employees’ social media use. Corporate Communications: An International Journal, 23(3), 423–437.

Kim, S. (2017). The Process Model of Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR) Communication: CSR Communication and its Relationship with Consumers’ CSR Knowledge, Trust, and Corporate Reputation Perception. Journal of Business Ethics.

Neill, M. S. (2017). Ethics Education in Public Relations: Differences Between Stand-Alone Ethics Courses and an Integrated Approach. Journal of Media Ethics, 32(2), 118–131.

Neill, M., & Weaver, N. (2017). Silent & unprepared: Most millennial practitioners have not embraced role as ethical conscience. Public Relations Review, 43(2), 337–344.

Bowen, S. A. (2016). Clarifying ethics terms in public relations from A to V, authenticity to virtue: BledCom special issue of PR review sleeping (with the) media: Media relations. Public Relations Review, 42(4), 564–572.

Carpenter, S., & Lertpratchya, A. P. (2016). Social Media Communicator Roles: A Scale. Social Media + Society, 2(1), 2056305116632778.

Polonsky, M. J., Grau, S. L., & McDonald, S. (2016). Perspectives on social impact measurement and non-profit organisations. Marketing Intelligence & Planning; Bradford, 34(1), 80–98.

Sherrick, B. (2016). The Effects of Media Effects: Third-Person Effects, the Influence of Presumed Media Influence, and Evaluations of Media Companies. Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly, 93(4), 906–922.

Austin, L. (2015). Approaching Ethical Crisis Communication with Accuracy and Sensitivity. Public Relations Journal, 9(1), 27.

Bowen, S. A. (2015). Exploring the Role of the Dominant Coalition in Creating an Ethical Culture for Internal Stakeholders. Public Relations Journal, 9(1). 

Brummette, J., & Zoch, L. M. (2015). Identifying the values that guide stakeholder expectations. PRism Journal, 12(2), 1–16.

DiStaso, M. W. (2015). How Occupy Wall Street Influenced the Reputation of Banks with the Media. Corporate Reputation Review, 18(2), 99–110.

DiStaso, M. W., Vafeiadis, M., & Amaral, C. (2015). Managing a health crisis on Facebook: How the response strategies of apology, sympathy, and information influence public relations. Public Relations Review, 41(2), 222–231.

Edwards, H. H. (2015). Social responsibility and the evolution of corporate philanthropy: An analysis of successful corporate-cause partnerships in an era of the global corporate citizen. PRism Journal, 12(2), 14.

Grigore, G., Theofilou, A., Watson, T., & Sthapitanonda, P. (2015). Ethical stakeholder engagement: Exploring the relationship between corporations and NGOs in Thailand, Romania, and the UK. 12, 2(PRism Journal), 17.

Lambert, C. A., & Quintana, C. (2015). Online representations of employee resource groups inhibit employee engagement: A critical/cultural analysis of corporate websites. PRism Journal, 12(2), 15.

Lertpratchya, A. P., & Carpenter, S. (2015). Social media communicators’ motivations for professional engagement: A study of altruism, reciprocity, and reputation. PRism Journal, 12(2), 14.

Lipschultz, J. H. (2015). Public Relations and Social Media: A Useful Collection. Journal of Media Ethics, 30(3), 222–224.

Kim, S., & Ferguson, M. A. T. (2015). Dimensions of effective CSR communication based on public expectations. Journal of Marketing Communications, 24(6), 549–567.

Messner, M., & Guidry, J. (2015). Considering ethics in visual storytelling: A study of nonprofit organisations on Instagram. PRism Journal, 12(2), 12.

Messner, M., Guidry, J., & Commonwealth, V. (2015). Considering ethics in visual storytelling: A study of nonprofit organisations on Instagram, 12.

Ni, L., Wang, Q., Flor, M. D. la, & Peñaflor, R. (2015). Ethical Community Stakeholder Engagement in the Global Environment: Strategies and Assessment. Public Relations Journal, 9(1). Retrieved from

Supa, D. W., & Dodd, M. D. (2015). Examining the impact of advertising vs. public relations in consumer engagement with social responsibility. PRism Journal, 12(2), 13.

Anghelcev, George, and Sela Sar. "In the mood for [the right kind of] social marketing communication: how congruity between consumer mood and message framing influences intentions to recycle." Journal of Social Marketing 4.1 (2014): 38-57.

Dodd, M. D. (2014). Conceptualizing and Measuring “Corporate Social Advocacy” Communication: Examining the Impact on Corporate Financial. Public Relations Journal, 8(3), 23.

Feldner, S. B., & Berg, K. T. (2014a). How Corporations Manage Industry and Consumer Expectations via the CSR Report. Public Relations Journal, 8(3), 27.

Gallicano, T. D., Cho, Y. Y., & Bivins, T. H. (2014). What Do Blog Readers Think? A Survey to Assess Ghost Blogging and Commenting, 2(1), 36.

Kim, S. & Ferguson, M. A. T. (2014). Public Expectations of CSR Communication: What and How to Communicate CSR. Public Relations Journal, 8(3), 22.

Pompper, D. (2014). The Sarbanes-Oxley Act: Impact, processes and roles for strategiccommunication.International Journal of Strategic Communication,8(3). Special issue, “Financial Strategic Communication.”

Waters, R., & Ott, H. (2014). Corporate Social Responsibility and the Nonprofit Sector: Assessing the Thoughts and Practices Across Three Nonprofit Subsectors. Public and Nonprofit Administration. Retrieved from

Bowen, S. A. (2013). The International Divide in Public Relations Ethics Education: Advocacy versus Autonomy, 42.

Kanihan, S. (2013). Communications managers in the dominant coalition: Power attributes and communications practices.Journal of Communications Management, 17 (2).

Ojebode, Ayobami. (2013). Ethical dilemma revisited: PBO newspapers and the professional elbowroom of the Nigerian journalist. Journal of African Media Studies, Volume 5 (3), Pages 295 - 322.

Snow, Nancy. (2013) Truth is the Best Propaganda: Edward R. Murrow’s Speeches in the Kennedy Years. McLean, VA: Miniver Press.

Daugherty, Emma L. (2012). Executive women in business: Exploring challenges and pathways of specialty areas. International Journal of Business Strategy, (12)1, 47-56.

Daugherty, E. L. (2012, March). “An Exploratory Study of Successful Entrepreneurial Women in Communications: Recommendations from the Field.” Presented at the International Academy of Business and Economics Annual Meeting. Key West, FL.

DiStaso, M. W. (2012). Measuring Public Relations Wikipedia Engagement: How Bright is the Rule? Public Relations Journal, 6(2), 25.

Schwartz, M. S. (2012). The State of Business Ethics in Israel: A Light Unto the Nation?Journal of Business Ethics, 105(4),429-446.

Pompper, D., & Crider, D. (2012). New media and symmetry-conservation duality: As viewed through the legal / public relations counselor relationship lens. In S. G. Duhé (Ed.),New media and public relations, 2nd ed. (pp. 31-39). New York: Peter Lang.

Gangadharbatla, H. & Sheehan, K. (2012). Individual Factors and Green Message Reception: Framing, Lifestyles and Environmental Choices.Talking Green (pp. 129-146). New York, NY: Peter Lang.

Polonsky, M., & Grau, S. L. (2011). Assessing the social impact of charitable organizations-four alternative approaches. International Journal of Nonprofit & Voluntary Sector Marketing, 16(2), 195–211.

Erzikova, E. (2010). University teachers’ perceptions and evaluations of ethics instruction in the public relations curriculum. Public Relations Review, 36(3), 316–318.

Foreman, G.(2010)The Ethical Journalist: Making Responsible Decisions in the Pursuit of News. UK: Blackwell Publishing.

Cummings, R. H. (2010)Radio Free Europe’s “Crusade for Freedom”. Jefferson, NC: McFarland & Company, Inc.

Connolly-Ahern, C., Grantham S. & Cabrera-Baukus, M. (2010). The Effects of Attribution of VNRs and Risk on News Viewers' Assessments of Credibility.Journal of Public Relations Research,22(1), 49-64.

Kish-Gephart, J. J., Harrison, D. A., & Treviño, L. K. (2010). Bad apples, bad cases, and bad barrels: Meta-analytic evidence about sources of unethical decisions at work. Journal of Applied Psychology, 95(1), 1–31.

Peck, L. A. & Matchett, N. J. (2010) An Online Ethics Training Module for Public Relations Professionals: A Demonstration Project.Public Relations Journal, 4(4).

Fitzpatrick, K. R. (2010)Future of United States Public Diplomacy. Netherlands: Brill Publishing.

Colwell, S. R., & Noseworthy, T. J. (2009, July 1). When We Confuse Market Economics as Market Ethics: Evidence from an Event Study. Retrieved September 19, 2018, from

Cooper, T. (2009). Learning from the experts: How ethics and moral philosophy are taught at leading English-speaking institutions. Ethical Space: The International Journal of Communications Ethics. 6(1).

Fisher Liu, B. (2009). An analysis of US government and media disaster frames.Journal of Communications Management. 13(3), 268-283.

Lordan, E. J., & III, B. S. J. (2009). Video News Release Policies and Usage at Us Television News Stations. Journalism Practice, 3(1), 46–58.

Wilkins, L. & Coleman, R. (2009). The Moral Development of Public Relations Practitioners: A comparison with Other Professions and Influences of Higher Quality Ethical Reasoning.Journal of Public Relations Research, 21(3), 318-340.

Polonsky, M. J. & Grau, S. L. (2008). Evaluating the Social Value of Charitable Organizations: A Conceptual Foundation.Journal of Macromarketing. (June 2008), 130-140.

Samp, J. A., & Cohen, A. I. (2008). Judgments of Corporate Wrongdoing: The Influence of Age, Race, and Personal Effect on Third Party Appraisals and Expectations of Corporate Responses. Communication Research Reports, 25(3). Retrieved from

Schejter, A. (2007) “Jacob’s Voice, Esau’s Hands:” Transparency as a First Amendment Right in an Age of Deceit and Impersonation.Hofstra Law Review35(2), 1489-1518.

Schejter, A. (2006). “Art Thou For Us, or For Our Adversaries?” Communicative Action and the Regulation of Product Placement: A Comparative Study and a Tool for Analysis.Tulane Journal of International and Comparative Law,15(1), 89-119.