It’s easy to think of journalism as newspapers, advertising as commercials, and public relations as spin. But the depth of study in journalism and mass communication really knows no bounds. Hubbard School faculty members are taking deep dives on numerous topics. They’re answering questions that could change how we view the world and solving problems that affect citizens in their daily lives. Take a look.
Helping Policy Makers Make a Difference
Associate Professor Matthew Weber studies how legislators find and use facts in their policies on adolescent depression.
Effects of Prior Exposure to Conflicting Health Information on Responses to Subsequent Unrelated Health Messages
Does exposure to conflicting health information in people’s routine interactions with the broader information environment threaten the success of message-based population-level public health strategies?