President: Jerri Lynn Hogg; Editor: V. Krishna Kumar; Associate Editor: Kathryn Stamoulis; Consulting Editors: Frank Farley, Joseph Browne; Justin Karter (Student)
President’s Column: The Role of Media Psychology and Technology in Enhancing Five Core Behaviors for Promoting Good
Jerri Lynn Hogg
New technologies can facilitate your being healthy and happy.
President-Elect’s Column: Nyi* Psychology of Water Technology and Resource Management
Water Conservation, Technology, & Media Psychology
Past-President’s Column: Forensic Media Psychology: A Growing Professional Specialty
The role of Forensic Media Psychology in and outside of courtrooms.
APA Council of Representatives Report
From the Editor: My first Experience with a Reporter
V. Krishna Kumar
What a reporter focused on in a news story
Do Sex and Violence Sell?
Robert B. Lull and Brad J. Bushman
Advertisements are more effective in nonviolent and nonsexual programs.
Branded Content and Transmedia Storytelling
Using media technologies to create high impact social films
Evolution of Television in Pakistan
The journey that started in 1964 with the launch of PTV has evolved into more than 80 licensed satellite channels.
Still Divided: Technology and Inequality
Jasmin Tahmaseb McConatha and Michael J. Corcoran
Elders lag behind other age groups on technology use
The Digital Drug
Is the smartphone our dangerously addictive new mass drug of choice?
Brands Harnessing Digital Marketing to Maintain Superiority over Consumer Reviews
Brands declare ‘Check mate’
Student Spotlight: Boontarika “Boonie” Sripom
Book and Film Reviews
Detoxing Negative Thoughts
Review of The Girly Thoughts 10-Day Detox
All The Lonely People: Music on Life’s Discordant Journey
A review of Vivir es fácil con los ojos cerrados (Living is easy with eyes closed)
APA Toronto Program Convention Committee: Program Highlights
Student Committee Announcement
Media First Response Consultation Update
Positive Media & Technology