Although some researchers have attributed the rise in adolescent suicide to social media and smart phone use, researcher Dan Romer says economic and parental pressures are as likely to blame.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson's “Cyberwar” was awarded the Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award by the NCA's Political Communication Division.
Members of the Transatlantic Working Group (TWG), a project of APPC, offer a 'Disinformation ABC' and other ways to address hate speech, extremism and malevolent speech online.
The Transatlantic Working Group examines how efforts by government and platforms to moderate online content -- and curb hate speech, terrorism, and viral deception -- have been flawed.
The updated "The Handbook of Attitudes" covers theory and research on how we evaluate people, places, things and ideas. Many chapters were presented at an APPC conference.
A series of papers originally presented as works-in-progress at a Zika communication summit at APPC in March 2017 were published in a special issue of Risk Analysis on “Communicating About Zika,” aimed at providing theoretical and practical insights.
In Cyberwar, Kathleen Hall Jamieson investigates the role of Russian hackers and trolls in the 2016 presidential election and argues it is likely that Russian help was crucial to Donald Trump's victory.
Reporter Jane Mayer writes that Kathleen Hall Jamieson's book "Cyberwar" concludes that Russia likely delivered Trump’s victory.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson and postdoctoral fellow Doron Taussig argue in Political Science Quarterly that President Donald J. Trump has forged a unique rhetorical signature that disrupts the norms of politics and discourse.
In "Kids' TV Grows Up," former APPC professional-in-residence Jo Holz looks at the evolution of children's programming from Howdy Doody to SpongeBob SquarePants.