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Communications in a Post-Truth World

“Fake news” is a term that started out as a way to describe online content that is intentionally false or inaccurate, but now it is also being used to describe stories that people simply do not like. This newfound level of mistrust surrounding both fake and real stories is making communication more difficult. As part of the Communications@Syracuse curriculum, online students met in New York City March 31 through April 2 to consider this problem for an immersion focused on “Communications in a Post-Truth World.”

How will political reporting change under the Trump Administration?

The White House’s relationship with the media changes with each new administration. Early into Trump’s administration, Communications@Syracuse asked political journalists to share their thoughts on the future of political journalism in the U.S. We received responses from journalists around the country including editors and correspondents from C-SPAN, Tampa Bay Times and Mother Jones. 

Morning vs. Night: Here’s the Most Productive Way to Schedule Your Day

It can seem like there are never enough hours in the day to finish everything on your to-do list. To help, Communications@Syracuse compiled research on peak productivity hours for early birds and night owls.

20 of the Most Powerful Military Photos of 2016

At the end of every year, it’s easy to reflect and tally up all of the negative things that happened. With global tragedies and celebrity deaths, plus the added stress of a spite-fueled national election, 2016 was no different. Instead of focusing on the negativity of the past year, we want to reflect on a group of Americans who never stop, no matter how heavy the workload. In honor of their service, we have compiled 20 of the most powerful military photos from 2016.

 

How Data Helps Create Successful Sponsored Content

Creating successful content requires analyzing the behavior and the preferences of your audience. You have to understand what type of articles interest the people you are writing for and their reactions to the posts you publish. Péter Szántó, the founder of and product manager for SpringTab shares his tips for creating effective sponsored content.

 

Immersion Brings Program Network into Focus

Digital sales planner for CNN Networks and Communications@Syracuse student Janine Doyon shares her experience at the Fall Immersion in Syracuse. The immersion "solidified my identity as a Newhouse student and validated the importance of the education we are receiving. It shifted how I think about the program and how I will approach my experience moving forward."