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25 Percent of Harrisburg Property Owners Don’t Pay Taxes on Time August 21, 2014 | Harrisburg Patriot-News

Kevin Gillen of the School of Arts & Sciences explains how late tax payments weaken the system.

Audio: Journals Requiring More Transparency August 21, 2014 | “Newsworks,” WHYY Radio (Philadelphia)

Joseph Simmons of the Wharton School comments on co-authoring a mock study that became the impetus for a change in monitoring peer-reviewed publications.

Ferguson’s College Refuge August 21, 2014 | Inside Higher Ed

Charles H.F. Davis III and Shaun Harper of the Graduate School of Education are cited for studying the graduation rates and existing disparities in Ferguson, Mo.

What’s Behind the Challenge August 21, 2014 |

Roy Rosin, David Asch and Raina Merchant of the Perelman School of Medicine contribute their thoughts about the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge. Wharton’s Jonah Berger is cited for his book Contagious: Why Things Catch On.

What Frames Michael Brown’s Image? August 20, 2014 | Philadelphia Inquirer

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on the power of news images.