Annenberg School for Communication

At Front Lines, Nearing Witness in Real Time

July 27, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication shares her thoughts on the role social media plays in the rhetoric of war.

Article Source: New York Times

‘Rule Followers’ Flock to a Convention Where Fake Violence Reigns

July 26, 2014

Daniel Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on research about the impact of gun violence in top-selling PG-13 rated movies on viewers in comparison to best-selling R-rated movies.

Article Source: New York Times

Video: Social Media in the Israel-Palestinian Conflict

July 24, 2014

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses the role of social media in the coverage of the Israel-Palestinian conflict.

Article Source: HuffPost Live
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40th Anniversary of Nixon's Resignation

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an on-campus satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability and an on-campus ISDN line.

Dr. Michael Delli Carpini Professor of Communication and Dean, Annenberg School for Communication

 Annenberg School for Communication

Dr. Delli Carpini’s research explores the role of the citizen in U.S. politics. He is the author or co-author of numerous books and publications, including What Americans Know About Politics and Why It Matters.

Media Contact
Joseph J. Diorio, 215-746-1798 or jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu

Dr. Kathleen Hall Jamieson Professor of Communication and Director, Annenberg Public Policy Center

 Annenberg School for Communication

Dr. Jamieson is the author or co-author of 15 books, including Presidents Creating the Presidency.

Media Contact
Michael Rozansky , 215-746-0202 or mrozansky@asc.upenn.edu

Dr. Alvin Felzenberg Adjunct Professor of Communication

 Annenberg School for Communication

Dr. Felzenberg, an American presidential historian, is the author of The Leaders We Deserved (and a Few We Didn't): Rethinking the Presidential Rating Game.

           

Media Contact
Joseph J. Diorio , 215-746-1798 or jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu

Dr. Rogers Smith Professor of Political Science

 School of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Rogers served as Nixon campaign organizer in 1968, heading up Teens for Nixon in Illinois. His research interests focus on public law, American political thought and political theory.

Media Contact
Jacquie Posey, 215-898-6460 or jposey@upenn.edu

Dr. Thomas Sugrue Professor of History and Sociology

 School of Arts & Sciences

Dr. Sugrue specializes in 20th century American politics, urban history, civil rights and race. He co-edits the book series Politics and Culture in Modern America.

Media Contact
Jacquie Posey, 215-898-6460 or jposey@upenn.edu

Dr. Barbie Zelizer Professor of Communication

 Annenberg School for Communication

Dr. Zelizer’s work focuses on the news media in times of crisis and war. She is the author of Covering the Body: The Kennedy Assassination, the Media and the Shaping of Collective Memory.

Media Contact
Joseph J. Diorio , 215-746-1798 or jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu

Mitch McConnell Distances Himself From a Budget That He Effusively Praised

July 10, 2014

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org is cited.

Article Source: Huffington Post

Can $2 Cigarette Tax Keep Philly Young People From Picking Up a Habit?

July 7, 2014

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Philadelphia’s cigarette tax.

Toddlers, Television and the Troubling ‘Word Gap’

June 26, 2014

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center writes about the ‘word gap’ among children.

Article Source: The Hill

Researcher Says ‘Haters’ Are Better at Focusing on Things They Really Like

June 22, 2014

Research on “dispositional attitude” by Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts & Sciences as it relates to a person’s activity level is highlighted.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

Haters Spend More Time Just Hating

June 20, 2014

Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication is mentioned for her collaborative research on what “haters” spend time doing.

Article Source: Times of India

Study: TV Violence Linked to ‘Imagined’ Fears of Real-life US Crime

June 19, 2014

Daniel Romer and Patrick Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center are quoted about their research that found a parallel between television violence and viewers’ real-life fears about crime.

Article Source: CBS News (Washington D.C.)