Public Programs

NCA event about Martin Luther King Jr

NCA organizes and participates in a number of programs that serve to disseminate relevant information about communication to public audiences. These programs are open to community members, members of the media, Communication teachers and students, and anyone interested in learning more about the Communication discipline's relevance to current and emerging issues.


Most Recent Program

(Mis)communicating Science

On April 19, 2018, NCA presented a public program titled “(Mis)communicating Science." Media are powerful agents of communication, enabling the rapid dissemination of news and information – but they can also spread misinformation. This public program addressed the role of media and news in spreading misinformation about science, which can affect the public’s attitudes and behaviors about topics such as climate change and the environment, health and medicine, and more.

 
April 19, 2018 | Washington, DC