Tag Archives: politics

Pew Research Center researched how Americans view climate change and what steps they think the United States should take to address these issues. The research examines age, political, and regional differences. A online survey of 10,701 U.S. adults was conducted from March 13-19, 2023.  Key findings include: 1.) 69% of Americans favored the U.S. becoming carbon … Continue reading How Do Americans View Climate Change?

Pew Research Center examined the rise of podcasts as news and information sources in the past year. Podcasts cover a wide range of topics and attract different types of listeners. Pew Research Center highlights the reasons why Americans listen to podcasts and what these podcasts discuss. A survey of 5,132 U.S. adults was conducted from Dec. … Continue reading How Americans Use Podcasts as News and Information Sources

Morning Consult and Politico examined US voters’ views on law enforcement violence in 2023. A survey of 1,977 registered voters was conducted Jan. 27-29, 2023. Key findings include: 1.) 3-in-4 voters surveyed said police violence against the public is a “very” or “somewhat” serious problem in the United States. — This figure was 73% in … Continue reading Some American Voters See Police Violence as a Common Problem Against Black Americans

Pew Research Center examined Americans’ perceptions of financial institutions and large corporations. A survey of 5,098 adults was conducted from Oct. 10–16, 2022. Key findings include:1.) 26% of Republicans and 25% of Democrats said large corporations have a positive effect on the country.— This statistic was 54% for republicans and 23% for Democrats in 2019.2.) … Continue reading Anti-Corporate Sentiment in the U.S. is Widespread

JUST Capital and The Harris Poll explored how the American public expected companies to respond to the most crucial issues of 2020. A survey of 2,055 U.S. adults was conducted from Oct. 20-22, 2020. Key findings include: 1.) 72% of Americans think that business leaders have a role to play in assisting their employees during … Continue reading Americans Believe Corporate Leaders Have a Role in Protecting Democracy

This blog is based on the original study in the Public Relations Journal. Election campaigns make use of core public relations practices: press secretaries, news conferences, on-air interviews, email blasts, social media outreach, etc. They also cultivate associations with influencers to advance their image and reputation, based on the prominence and credibility of selected brand ambassadors. Nike had … Continue reading Election Mudslinging, from the Bayou to the Swamp: Assessing Agenda-Building in the 2019 Louisiana Gubernatorial Runoff Election

This summary is provided by IPR based on the original study by Pew Research Center Pew Research Center examined how journalists and the public feel about the news industry. A survey of 11,889 U.S.-based journalists was conducted from Feb. 16 – March 17, 2022. Two surveys of 9,388 and 10,441 U.S. adults were conducted Feb. 7-13 and … Continue reading Journalists Sense Turmoil in Their Industry Amid Continued Passion for Their Work

This blog is based on the original journal article in the Public Relations Journal. The concept of American democracy has conventionally been structured around voters receiving political information from government institutions, political parties, and news media sources. Today, corporations play a major role in a democratic society by taking public stances on controversial social-political issues, … Continue reading The Impact of Corporate Social Advocacy on Stakeholders’ Issue Awareness, Attitudes, and Voting Behaviors

Messner, Marcus, & Garrison, Bruce (2011). Study shows some blogs affect traditional news media agenda. Newspaper Research Journal, 32(3), 112-126. Summary This study explored the source interaction between elite traditional news media and political filter blogs during a two-month period and found that while traditional news media frequently cite blogs in their coverage, the source … Continue reading Study shows some blogs affect traditional news media agenda

Macnamara, Jim. (2012). Public communication practices in the Web 2.0 –3.0 mediascape: The case for PRevolution. PRism, 7(3), 1–13. Summary This article presents a critically informed analysis of public relations practice in what Mark Poster termed the Second Media Age that began with the Internet and which is increasingly characterized by interactive ‘social’ media enabled … Continue reading Public communication practices in the Web 2.0 –3.0 mediascape: The case for PRevolution