News Archive for Corporate Social Responsibility Category

Page Center research examines digital media ethics in ‘PR Journal’ special issue

September 24, 2019

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

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

Sustainability concepts

Arthur W. Page Center Awards Grants for 2015-16

June 9, 2015

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

Study Finds What Public Wants from CSR Communication

November 19, 2014

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