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Culturally Appropriate Breast Cancer and Environmental Risk Messages: Targeting Racially and Ethnically Diverse Mothers
Breast cancer is the most common cancer among women in the United States. It’s also the leading cause of death for women globally. But educational information that doesn’t take into account cultural differences among women may not be as effective as communication embracing those differences.
Examining the Effects of Internal Communication and Emotional Culture on Employees’ Organizational Identification
Organizational culture is a social glue that holds organizational members together and prescribes how things are understood, judged, and valued in an organization. What can leaders do to promote the positive emotional culture of the workplace? How can internal communications cultivate a positive emotional culture and facilitate employees’ sense of belonging in their organizations?
Emerging information technology is amplifying otherness through neglect, exclusion, and disinformation, all of which have significant consequences. Neglect, while perhaps the most recognized problem with emerging technology, is persistent.
Misinformation on Instagram: The Impact of Trusted Endorsements on Message Credibility
Instagram continues to be one of the fastest growing social networks and currently has more than one billion users. While Instagram has not been a focus of investigations into misinformation, it has not been immune to bad actors. And the nature of the Instagram platform, for example the inability to link to credible sources, makes establishing authenticity problematic.