Media Psychology and Psychology-Related Links
Listing of websites for APA and other media psychology related websites.
Rolling bibliography of
articles that are relevant to psychological issues
in the media. Wherever possible, full text is provided with permission of the copyright holder.
Rolling bibliography of books relevant to media psychology.
Be one of APA’s ‘go-to’ experts for national news media
Public Affairs’ media referral service provides journalists with sources for a broad range of psychology topics. Just about any topic covered in the news — from New Year’s resolutions to violence in schools — has a psychological component. The APA Office of Public Affairs’ media referral service connects journalists to psychologists with expertise that relates to the issue they’re covering.
APA members are eligible to be MRS experts and become active participants in the association’s ongoing efforts to raise public awareness and understanding of psychology and its critical role in all aspects of people’s lives. We recommend members do interviews on topics within their particular area of expertise and that those volunteering for the referral service avail themselves of a media training program. APA offers such programs, as do many university relations offices.
The form found at this link http://www.apa.org/news/press/mrs.pdf will allow you to list your areas of expertise and your preferred contact information, and will give the Public Affairs team permission to provide that information when making referrals to journalists who report for recognized news outlets around the world.