Headlines, cognitive processing, and problematic information

Headlines, cognitive processing, and problematic information

BySherwin ArnottNov 17, 20205 min read

Headlines matter. Publishers know it. Good headlines help with the understanding, reach, and impact of a story. Headlines frame articles, shaping the information in the article that follows, and alter…

Sharing public space

Sharing public space

ByRebecca CoryNov 6, 20144 min read

BC Transit in Victoria is currently seeking feedback on a proposal to allow larger sized dogs on buses. Currently, BC Transit policy allows small pets on the bus, but only…

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