Annenberg School for Communication

“Super-PACs May Be Bad for America, but They’re Very Good for CBS”

July 8, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited.

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How Algorithms Rule the World

July 1, 2013

Oscar Gandy of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for research on “secondary racial discrimination.”

Article Source: The Guardian

Some Anti-Cigarette Ads Can Trigger Desire to Smoke: Study

June 25, 2013

Sungkyoung Lee and Joseph Cappella of the Annenberg School for Communication are mentioned for studying the effectiveness of anti-smoking public service announcements.

Article Source: Yahoo News
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Humanities/Social Sciences Panel Reports; Two From Penn Are Members

At the same time that China and other nations seek to replicate the American model of broad education in the humanities, social sciences and natural science, enrollment in humanities programs in the United States is dropping.
 

Immigration TV: Get Ready for the Ad Blitz

June 11, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “Money can act as a forecast of what will be done if you oppose or support legislation.”

Article Source: Marketplace

When It Comes to Online Privacy, a Disconnect for the Young

June 10, 2013

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses online privacy and how people’s attitudes about it change over time.

Article Source: NPR

When Presidential Words Led to Swift Action

June 8, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the impact on America of two speeches delivered by President John F. Kennedy.

Article Source: New York Times

Big Data’s Effect on Politics Discussed

June 6, 2013

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication is highlighted for cosponsoring a conference about the role of Big Data in American politics.

Article Source: Philly.com

Audio: Kathleen Hall Jamieson on ‘American Politics and the Loss of Accountability’

May 30, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the effect of misinformation and deception on American politics.

Article Source: Minnesota Public Radio

Parents Adopt Own Rules to Curb Children’s ‘Media Diet’

May 22, 2013

Post-doctoral fellow Sarah Vaala of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on determining the effects of media and technology usage on children.

Article Source: USA Today