President: V. Krishna Kumar; Co-Editors: Kathryn Stamoulis & V. Krishna Kumar; Consulting Editors: Frank Farley, Joseph Browne, Joanne Broder, Mona Sarshar, Lauren Butler (Student), Victoria Ramsperger (Student); Production Editor: Keith Cooke
President’s Column: 2020 What a Year!
V. Krishna Kumar
President-Elect’s Column: How Not to Flame Up and Flame Out on Social Media
Christopher J. Ferguson
Social media can be fun, but only if we stay chill
Past-President’s Column: The pain of 2020: How Did We Get Here?
Netflix’s The Social Dilemma says big tech is to blame
Student Committee Column
Stephanie Miodus & Stephanie Joseph
Featured Articles From Our Award Winners
Increasing Access to Mental Health Services for Children
Fostering resilience in underserved children
Media Psychology in Action: Personal Reflections
Media Psychology provides critical tools for a connected world
Promoting Mental Wellness Through Media
Psychological Associations and giving psychology away
Pick a Side!
Sitting in silence is complicit
Press Start to Play: The Relationship Between Video Games and Well-Being
Positive Effects of Video Games on Well-Being
Other Featured Articles
The Mandela Effect & Scientific Denialism
Alexis S. Torres & Gene A. Brewer
Formation of collective false memories in a digital world
The Neurotechnology of Media Psychology Explained
Neurotechnology connects the brain with the neuropsychology of the mind
The Black Lives Matter Movement and Children’s Television
How are children’s television entities reacting and should they be doing more for the BLM Movement?
Supporting Writing Faculty through Digital Transition: An Ecological Model
Michelle Blake, Shannon Mrkich, Thomas Pantazes
Getting faculty to embrace technology to improve writing
Anti-Racist and Social Justice-Oriented Apps: Clickology for the Greater Good
Stephanie Joseph, Stephanie Miodus, Frank Farley
Apposite provisions for media and hopeful social justice
From Our Film Critic
Enhanced Interrogation or Torture?
A Review of the Movie The (Torture) Report!
From Our Book Critic
Are You a Late Lateef? Beating the Habit of Just Trying to Meet the Drop-Dead Deadline!
V. Krishna Kumar
Discover your “But(s)” to move your “Butt”—A review of Overcoming your procrastination. Advice for 6 personality styles!