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Anthony Bryson, PhD - Fielding Graduate University. Phoenix, AZ, US

Anthony Bryson, PhD Anthony Bryson, PhD

Adjunct Faculty - Media Psychology | Fielding Graduate University


Instructor in Media Psychology and Political Psychology



Anthony Bryson, PhD Publication







Anthony Bryson is an instructor in Media Psychology and Political Psychology at Fielding Graduate University.

Industry Expertise (6)


Training and Development

Program Development

Social Media

Media Production


Areas of Expertise (6)

Media Psychology

Political Psychology

Global Media and Social Change

Social Media and Emerging Technology

Media Ethics

Psychologies of Persuasion

Education (3)

Fielding Graduate University: PhD Candidate, Media Psychology

Fielding Graduate University: MA, Media Psychology 2010

Ottawa University: BA, Information Technology Systems 2006

Affiliations (6)

  • Ottawa University : Subject Matter Expert (Enterprise Architecture) and Instructor (MIS, Psychology & Communications Programs)
  • UCLA Extension : Instructor (Global Media and Social Change)
  • Internation Information System Security Certification Consortium (ISC2) : Member
  • Multi-State Information Sharing & Analysis Center (MS-ISAC)
  • Arizona Cyber Threat Response Alliance (ACTRA/Arizona Infragard)
  • Research Education Networking Information Sharing & Analysis Center (REN-ISAC)

Event Appearances (2)

Manufactured Dissent: How mass media reinforces the divide in the national political discourse (for fun and profit)

(2016) Psi Beta Chapter Evening Psychology Lecture  Mesa Community College

Foreign Relations: How Canadians view the differences between themselves and their American cousins

(2015) . Global Issues Guest Lecture  Ottawa University

Articles (2)

Manufactured Dissent: An Analysis of the Tea Party Movement, Special Interest Agenda-Setting, and the Enabling Factors Provided by Mass Media Coverage

Fielding Graduate University

(2013) Agenda-setting theory postulates that mass media is able to influence issue salience for the viewing audience. This research project examined the theory that political special interests affected the national agenda by forcing the attention of the mass media through a push campaign of issue-specific publications, driving both the mass media and political operatives to "chase" the special interest issue or subject matter of choice...

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The Trump Card: The long game of discrediting media and influencing elections

(2017) The Bilateral Commission Press

Anthony Bryson, PhD

Americans woke up on November 9th, 2016 to find that political neophyte Donald J. Trump had surprisingly defeated former Secretary of State Hillary Rodham Clinton in what had been an ugly election battle. Some cheered. Some cried. Some celebrated. Some protested. But a common question on everyone’s mind was... “How could this have happened?” The Trump Card attempts to answer this question, looking not only at the election, but the systemic changes in mass media which led to this historic moment.

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