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Social Media Can Complement Surveys on Public Health Issues

A new study suggests that social media conversations can be used to monitor and predict people’s attitudes and knowledge about Zika.

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Call for Papers: Symposium on Communication, Ecology, and Cultural Heritage

Papers should focus on the intersections of media and communication technologies with ecology and cultural heritage.

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Debunking Study Suggests Ways to Counter Misinformation and Correct ‘Fake News’

Debunking is more effective — and misinformation is less persistent — when an audience develops an explanation for the corrected information.

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National Academy of Sciences President Marcia McNutt Delivers 2016 Annenberg Lecture

McNutt discussed best practices in science communication and how they have shifted over time.

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Cigarette Warnings with Images Better at Conveying Risks of Smoking

Study uses real-world approach to test pictorial warning labels