The September "Public Relations Journal" is a special issue presented by the Arthur W. Page Center that features four studies on digital media.
Eight scholars from five universities conducted Page Center-funded research that examines a variety of topics within digital media, including ghost-posting by CEOs, managing fake news crises, corporate social responsibility on social media and engaging… More
The May Public Relations Journal is a special issue presented by the Arthur W. Page Center that focuses on international corporate social responsibility (CSR). Fourteen scholars contributed Page-funded research to the project.
In the May issue, Page scholars delve into a number of topics, including the challenges of implementing global CSR strategies, the impact of CSR, building… More
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.
The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication, a research unit of Penn State University’s College of Communications, is awarding 21 grants to communication researchers and teachers from around the world for 2015-16. The awards total approximately $79,000.
Nine of the grants are for communication research projects related to sustainability. The remainder comprise an “open call”… More
New research is providing a roadmap for companies on how to communicate their corporate social responsibility (CSR) activities effectively. It was funded by a grant from The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication at Penn State University.
Two communications professors, Sora Kim of the Chinese University of Hong Kong and Mary Ann T. Ferguson of… More