Sally Dunlop has been selected to receive the dissertation of the year award from the Health Communication division of the International Communication Association. Her dissertation is titled: Changing health behaviours: The roles of intra- and inter-personal responses to public health mass media campaigns. The award will be presented to Dr. Dunlop at the annual meeting
Recent news reports that stated the use of the social networking site, Facebook, hurts students’ grades in school are contradicted by recent results from the National Annenberg Survey of Youth (NASY) and previous data collected by Eszter Hargittai of Northwestern University. Results were published in the online journal, First Monday, after a fast-tracked peer-review process.