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Communication and Trust Bryan H. Reber

Abstract: The concept of trust and how to measure it. How trust in organizations differs around the world. What communication professionals have to take into account.

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Cigarette package inserts can promote efficacy beliefs and sustained smoking cessation attempts Emeritus and Retired Faculty

Abstract: In June 2012, Canada implemented new pictorial warnings on cigarette packages, along with package inserts with messages to promote response efficacy (i.e., perceived quitting benefits) and self-efficacy (i.e., confidence to […]

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We are All Fishes Now Shira Chess

Abstract: Following DiGRA 2014, our Fishbowl was used by some members of the GamerGate movement as proof of the “nefarious” dealings within our academic community. Some have asked the question of […]

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Governmental control of the Internet and WikiLeaks Ivanka Pjesivac

Abstract: This study looked at how newspapers operating in nations with varying degrees of governmental Internet control discussed Internet freedom of expression within their coverage of Wikileaks. This was done […]

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Ethical Obligations in Risk and Crisis Communication Bryan H. Reber

Abstract: When organizations face times of crisis or need to communicate risk to stakeholders, ethical dilemmas inevitably emerge. Communication must be quick and accurate, but often the attempt to achieve […]

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Informing crisis communication preparation and response through network analysis Itai Himelboim, Bryan H. Reber & Yan Jin

Abstract: To test and elaborate as necessary the Social-Mediated Crisis Communication (SMCC) model’s key publics classifications (Liu et al., 2012) and to provide practical insight to public identification for crisis […]

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Can World System Theory Predict News Flow on Twitter Itai Himelboim

Abstract: Social media platforms provide world governments with the opportunity to distribute news content from their broadcast channels directly to foreign publics [Wallerstein, I. (1974). The modern world system. New York: […]

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Mission Accomplished Keith Herndon

Tax incentives designed to lure film production away from California and New York have become commonplace in state legislatures across the country.  By 2009, at least 44 states had enacted […]

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