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Listen UP! Podcast Series

A podcast for health communicators by health communicators

CDC is pleased to share season 2 of Listen Up! hosted by Dr. Betsy Mitchell in CDC’s Office of Communications.

Listen Up! is a professional development podcast for health communication professionals, including those working at the federal, state, and local levels, public health students, and others.

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New, Season 2
Unraveling the Digital Tapestry: Pitfalls and Potential for Impact
Season 2, Episode 1

Betsy Mitchell

Unraveling the Digital Tapestry: Pitfalls and Potential for Impact, kicks off with an interview with Dr. David Lazer, distinguished professor of political science and computer science at Northeastern University.

This episode explores the current socio-technological landscape, and what it means for health communicators trying to influence audiences with their digital health messages and online campaigns.

Listen to this episode to learn about a novel effort, the National Internet Observatory, and what it means for the field of public health communications.


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Season 1
The Psychology and Impact of Digital Influence and Manipulation

This podcast explores the concept of influence, the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence, and the psychology behind how audiences may fall prey to or be protected from manipulation in this landscape.

Betsy Mitchell, CDC’s director of the Division of Communications Science and Services, discusses the concept of influence in the rapidly evolving world of artificial intelligence and how audiences might fall prey to emotional manipulation.

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Insights from the Past, Preparing for the Future

Betsy Mitchell, CDC’s director of the Division of Communications Science and Services, and Scott Ratzan,  distinguished lecturer at City University of New York’s Graduate School of Public Health, discuss health communication: from inception to its future direction.

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