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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460September 17, 2013

Penn Lightbulb Café: Impolite Conversations on Race, Religion and Politics

John L. Jackson, Richard Perry University Professor of Communication, Africana Studies  and Anthropology kicks off this semester's Lightbulb Cafés on September 24 with “Practicing Impolite Conversations: Talking About Race, Religion, Politics, and Everything Else.”

Obama’s Syria Speech Unlikely to Sway a Skeptical Public

September 9, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about the difficulty President Obama finds in speaking to a skeptical public about Syria.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

Checking the Facts Behind ACA Claims

September 9, 2013

FactCheck.org’s Lori Robertson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is featured for researching the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: Philly.com

Video: President Obama Reframes ‘Red Line’ Rhetoric

September 4, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on President Obama’s rhetoric surrounding his Syria policy.

Article Source: Politico

Lessons Miley Teaches on Sexuality

September 1, 2013

Amy Bleakley of the Annenberg Public Policy Center pens an op-ed about Miley Cyrus’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards and adolescent sexuality.

Article Source: Philly.com

Syrian Conflict a Worry and a Puzzle to Many

August 30, 2013

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how the conflict in Syria might cause confusion among news viewers and experts.

Article Source: Philly.com

Personality Trait Makes Haters Hate, Research Finds

August 27, 2013

Collaborative research from the Annenberg School for Communication about “dispositional attitude” is featured.

Article Source: Newsworks

Why Do Haters Hate?

August 26, 2013

Dolores Albarracín of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying whether people “differ in the tendency to like or dislike things.”

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Audio: RNC Versus CNN and NBC

August 20, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses how the Republican National Committee’s decision to withdraw their partnership with CNN and NBC could affect the 2016 presidential election season.

Article Source: The Take Away

Audio: How Do Parents Manage Their Kids’ Screen Time?

August 23, 2013

Amy Bleakley of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses media time in the home for children.

Article Source: WHYY