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Tag: Department of Communication

cover of "Engaging Diverse Communities"

Jan 7, 2021

Wolfpack Writers: Melissa Johnson

We caught up with communication professor Melissa Johnson to learn more about her new book "Engaging Diverse Communities: A Guide to Museum Public Relations." 

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Dec 17, 2020

Study Finds Strong Links Between Trust and Social Media Use

The study from NC State's Department of Communication also looked at what contributed to user trust in Facebook. 

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Dec 10, 2020

Study Highlights What Makes COVID Misinformation So Tough to Stop on Social Media

Communication professor Yang Cheng's findings may help communicators share accurate information more effectively. 

Trista Acebo outside of Witherspoon Student Union

Nov 2, 2020

Howling Success: From the Marines to the Wolfpack

Arabic and communication double-major Trista Acebo, a veteran of the U.S. Marine Corps, is helping other student veterans at NC State navigate the transition to college. 

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Oct 12, 2020

Caring For Others Is a Key Driver in Getting People to Use Chatbots for Mental Health

NC State communication professor Yang Cheng assessed what would motivate people to use chatbots for mental health services in the wake of a mass shooting. 

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Oct 1, 2020

How Steak-umm Became a Social Media Phenomenon During the Pandemic

Doctoral student Ekaterina Bogomoletc explains how a brand of frozen meat products took social media by storm (and why that matters). 

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Sep 21, 2020

As Collegiate Esports Become More Professional, Women Are Being Left Out

A new study from NC State's Department of Communication finds women are being sidelined in collegiate esports. 

From left: April Gonzalez, Janiya "Starr" Gibens, and Kendall Griffith

Aug 18, 2020

Three Students Awarded First Angela C. Caraway Scholarships

Hear more from Humanities and Social Sciences students Janiya "Starr" Gibens and Kendall Griffith. 

headshot of Jacqueline Yanchocik

Jul 21, 2020

My NC State Story: Jackie Yanchocik (Communication ‘12)

Jackie Yanchocik has explored many industries — sports, entertainment and education — since graduating with a degree in communication. 

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May 22, 2020

How Social Media Platforms Can Contribute to Dehumanizing Other People

Communication professor Jessica Jameson examines how social media can be used to normalize hate speech and dehumanize entire groups.