Generation gap persists when judging news credibility

By Darin Watkins, Edward R. Murrow College of Communication PULLMAN, Wash. – Two decades ago, Washington State University researchers found a dramatic difference in how young and old judge news credibility. With the advent of online news delivery, that gap seems even more pronounced.

Online comments influence opinions on vaccination decisions

By Sue McMurray, Carson College of Business PULLMAN, Wash. – With measles and other diseases once thought eradicated making a comeback in the United States, healthcare websites are on the spot to educate consumers about important health risks. Washington State University researchers say that people may be influenced more by online comments than by credible […]

Lack of media credibility focus of 2005 Murrow Symposium

A panel of regional media representatives will discuss that industry’s controversial lack of credibility as part of this year’s Edward R. Murrow Symposium. The event will begin 7:30 p.m. Wednesday, April 13, in Beasley Performing Arts Coliseum.The theme for this year’s 31st annual symposium is “Trust Me, I’m a Paid Professional: Telling the Truth Amid Declining Credibility.” Admission is free. Panelists will  […]