Special Issue on Climate Change Communication

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Ed Maibach Fairfax July 08, 2008 12:30 PM
Greetings, The editors of the International Journal of Sustainability Communication and I are pleased to announce that a special issue of the journal devoted to climate chang…

Stand Against Corona Pledge and Study Results on Prosocial Messaging to Motivate Collective Action

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Liz Foote Maui May 28, 2020 01:40 AM
Did anyone see, or participate in, the #StandAgainstCorona online pledge? So far over 2700 people have taken the pledge. It was actually created as an field experiment to test dif…

Mask Use, Messaging, and Social Norms

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Liz Foote Maui June 03, 2020 01:58 AM
As someone who’s had an N-95 mask in my carry on flight kit for years (alongside my spray bottle of 70% rubbing alcohol…), I have been really interested in following all the messa…

Will COVID19 Finally Push us to Prioritize Outreach and Communications?

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Liz Foote Maui June 17, 2020 12:22 AM
I recently came across this article, “‘By failing to prepare you are preparing to fail’: Lessons from the 2009 H1N1 “swine flu” pandemic.” when one of the co-authors (Jeff French)…

"How to Nudge a Coronavirus Nonbeliever"

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 09:24 AM
I came across this article by Cass Sunstein (“Nudge”) about the role of personal identity surrounding the issue of mask-wearing (or lack thereof…). It references the iconic “Don’t…

Montana Mask-Wearing PSAs with Normative Messaging

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 09:35 AM
I saw these graphics posted on Twitter, presented as a great example of social proof. I think they also use humor pretty well. I'm not sure where they came from; for starters I di…

America’s Response to the Coronavirus through the Lens of Systems Thinking

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 10:08 AM
This article in The Atlantic by Zeynep Tufekci, “It Wasn’t Just Trump Who Got It Wrong,” is a fascinating exploration of America’s response to the coronavirus pandemic through the…

“Accurate, Honest and Transparent: How Leaders Should Communicate about Coronavirus”

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Liz Foote Maui July 09, 2020 11:27 AM
As someone who watched NY Governor Andrew Cuomo’s daily coronavirus briefings pretty religiously, I enjoyed reading this opinion piece from Australia about how leaders should comm…

Behavioural Science around the World: A World Bank Report

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Julie Cook Kitchener August 18, 2020 03:45 PM
Hi everyone, Last year, the World Bank published a report entitled "Behavioral science around the world: Profiles of 10 countries". They provide details on what these 10 countrie…

A Social Marketing Perspective on Vietnam’s Response to COVID-19

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Liz Foote Maui September 02, 2020 02:27 AM
Khai Trieu Tran of the University of Danang contributed this story to the International Social Marketing Association's website that details how Vietnam has responded to the COVID-…

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