President: June Wilson; Editor: V. Krishna Kumar; Associate Editor: Kathryn Stamoulis; Consulting Editors: Frank Farley, Joseph Browne, Mona Sarshar, Lauren Butler (Student), Victoria Ramsperger (Student); Production Editor: Keith Cooke
President’s Column: The Disillusionment with Social Media
Fake news, civility, violence, and social media
President-Elect’s Column: Vision for 2019
From the Editor: Survey, Survey Everywhere
V. Krishna Kumar
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Articles From Our Award Winners
It’s Getting Easier — AND Harder To Give Psychology Away
Some strategies for disseminating psychological information
Media Psychology, Ethics and Persuasive Design
Should psychologists assist in designing “addictive” technologies?
Involving Students in Media Literacy Plan Creation and Implementation
Megan Hopper, Joshua Fitzgerald, & Alexander Kritselis
Encouraging students to become more fully active media consumers
Other Featured Articles
The Child Development Center Study of Adopted Identical Twins Reared Apart and My Media Adventures
Twins and films
Is Wall-to-Wall News Coverage Hurting Civil Discourse?
Is polarized, continuous news coverage eroding our shared civic values? Should we blame the media?
Beyond Dying: A Look Into How Technology Is Reshaping the Grieving Process
How is technology reshaping the grieving process?
From Our Film Critics
Disturbing Methods: A Dark Story of Genes, Adoptions, Dignity and Ethics
Athena Linton, Valerie Cordero, Nicholas Galea, Kevin Larmour, Stephanie Miodus, Kelsey O’Donnell, William Pilny, Samantha Schwartz, Zachary Shannon, and Frank Farley
A review of Three Identical Strangers
Jack Ryan? Yes. Tom Clancy’s? Eh
Gregory F. (Greg) Zerovnik
A review of Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan
Short Films: Faster Than a Speeding Bullet
Nancy DeVore & Mary Gregerson
Reviews of A Single Life and The Box
Love’s Broken Arrow
Frank Farley, Mona Sarshar, & Elisa K. Colchado
A review of A Star Is Born
A Summary of the Task Force Report on the Sexualization of Popular Music
Members: Chrysalis L. Wright, Francesca Dillman Carpentier, Lesley-Ann Ey, Cougar Hall, K. Megan Hopper, Wayne Warburton; Consultants: Sarah Coyne, Jennifer Stevens Aubrey, L. Monique Ward, C. Glenn Cupit
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