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Dec 5, 2016

Trust issues: Users more gullible when they customize their technology

Technology may have helped turn users into their own information gatekeepers, but they may not necessarily make better, more informed decisions with that data, according to researchers.

Dec 2, 2016

College of Communications joins Google News Lab University Network

Penn State’s award-winning College of Communications, with a journalism tradition that dates to the early 1900s, joined a cohort of 46 schools from around the world in the recently announced Google News Lab University Network. Google’s News Lab, with tools such as Google Search, Google Trends, Google Maps and Google Earth, has been providing training and support to professional newsrooms for years. Through the University Network, the company hopes to do the same for the next generation of journalists in their classrooms.

Nov 30, 2016

President Barron, experts to discuss cybersecurity on WPSU’s 'Digging Deeper'

The security risks and dangers posed by advancing smart and cloud-based technologies and how consumers can best protect themselves will be discussed by cybersecurity and technology experts during the next episode of WPSU Penn State’s “Digging Deeper.” The show will premiere at 11:30 a.m. Dec. 4 on WPSU-TV.

Nov 28, 2016

Penn State doctoral student brings international perspective to her efforts

College of Communications doctoral student Giuliana Sorce -- born in Germany, able to speak seven languages -- studies activism and gender issues while thriving as a teacher, too.

Nov 22, 2016

Arthur W. Page Center elects 3 to advisory board

The Arthur W. Page Center for Integrity in Public Communication elected Ellyn Fisher, senior vice president of the Ad Council and Penn State alumna; Tom Martin, former vice president of communications at ITT and FedEx and now executive-in-residence at the College of Charleston; and Gary Sheffer, former vice president of communications at General Electric, to its advisory board.

Nov 21, 2016

Journalism major selected as College of Communications' commencement marshal

One Penn State student’s successes both in and out of the classroom have led to her to being named the College of Communications student marshal for fall commencement ceremonies Dec. 17 in the Bryce Jordan Center.

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