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‘Desensitized’ Parents Let Kids Watch More Movie Violence, Sex October 23, 2014 | HealthDay News

Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on a shift in parents’ attitudes towards children’s exposure to violence and sex in movies.

Citing Kerns Missteps, Montco D.A. Announces Changes October 23, 2014 |

The Law School’s Quattrone Center and its executive director, John Hollway, are cited as a resource for Montgomery County’s district attorney to conduct a review of a prosecution and what changes can be implemented to prevent further mistakes.

The National War Memorial: ‘If someone were to make a statement of disrespect to the armed forces, you couldn’t pick a better spot’ October 22, 2014 | National Post

Postdoctoral fellow Piotr Szpunar of the Annenberg School for Communication is interviewed about the shooting at the national war memorial in Ottawa.

3 Ways to Fast-track Your Savings October 22, 2014 |

Richard Marston of the Wharton School comments on saving for retirement.

How Companies Prepare for the Worst October 21, 2014 | Wall Street Journal

Michael Useem of the Wharton School suggests that companies should have multiple successors on standby at all times.