Show and tell: Creating guidelines for assuring the credibility of health information sources on social media

You’re reading Show and Tell, which highlights communication “wins” from our community. Want more inspiration like this? Subscribe to our Call to Action newsletter. What to see your work here? Tell us about your win.  Who I am: Dr. James O’Donovan, MBBS, MRes, PhD, Director of Research at Community Health Impact Coalition, Technical Advisor to WHO, NHS … Continue reading “Show and tell: Creating guidelines for assuring the credibility of health information sources on social media”

Lessons learned: Getting mocked hurts your message; self-mocking in response limits damage

Health campaigns on social media receive immediate feedback often in the form of mocking comments and memes. Though mocking is usually done to humiliate the campaign, it can also draw more attention, making it unclear if mocking helps or hurts. A recent study in Health Communication tested how social media users’ feelings, thoughts, and intentions to avoid … Continue reading “Lessons learned: Getting mocked hurts your message; self-mocking in response limits damage”