Annenberg School for Communication

Audio: Davis' Edgy TV Ad: Effective or Risky?

August 12, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the use of fear in political ads.

Article Source: KERA Radio (Dallas)

5 Reasons Why Congress Should Fund Educational Children’s Television

August 7, 2014

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes her thoughts on why Congress should fund educational children’s television.

Article Source: TheHill.com

Scottish Independence: Do Political TV Debates Matter?

August 4, 2014

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the waning popularity of televised political debates.

Article Source: BBC News
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Media Contact:Amanda Mott | ammott@upenn.edu | 215-8981422August 5, 2014

Penn Undergrad’s Research on Chinese Art Takes Her on a Cross-cultural Journey

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Senior Kimberly Schreiber of West Hartford, Conn., spent the summer exploring Chinese art and “what it means to become an individual in the most populous nation on earth.”

By Christina Cook 

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.