Annenberg School for Communication

Audio: Court Overturns Federal Statute Banning Political Ads in Public Media

April 13, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses a recent decision making itlegal for public radio and television stations to air political ads.

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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798April 16, 2012

APPC Honors 'Sesame Process' for Children’s Media Development

PHILADELPHIA  – Sesame Street, the long-running and award-winning children’s television program that airs on the Public Broadcasting Service, is the recipient of the 2012 Annenberg Public Policy Center Award for Excellence in Children and Media.

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Media Contact:Joseph J. Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798April 11, 2012

Leonore Annenberg Funds at Penn Bestow Nearly $2.7 Million in Grants for 10 Schools, 5 Students, 10 Artists

Philadelphia, PA –The Leonore Annenberg Scholarship and School Funds, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, announces the award of nearly $2.7 million to a combined total of 25 elementary schools, artists, and high school students.

The funds will support an artist’s craft, a school’s needs for its students, and will pay the total cost of college for five deserving high school students.

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Media Contact:Joseph J. Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798April 11, 2012

Annenberg Public Policy Center at Penn Honors the 'Sesame Process' for Development of Children’s Media

PHILADELPHIA  – Sesame Street, the long-running and award-winning children’s television program that airs on the Public Broadcasting Service (PBS), is the recipient of the 2012 Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) Award for Excellence in Children and Media.

The honor will be presented April 12 during a 6 p.m. reception at the APPC, 202 South 36th Street, Philadelphia. Rosemarie Truglio, Ph.D., Senior Vice President of Education and Research at Sesame Workshop, will accept the award, along with some help from Sesame Street’s Elmo.

Finding Journalism’s Future

April 11, 2012

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication writes an op-ed about the future of journalism.

Article Source: Philly.com

Audio: Invisible Children Continues Anti-Kony Campaign

April 3, 2012

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication joins the conversation about the anti-Kony campaign.

Article Source: Marketplace

Arab Media Clash Over Syria

March 24, 2012

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on conflict in Syria.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Penn Studying Disease Prevention in HIV-Positive Black Men

March 27, 2012

John Jemmott of the Annenberg School for Communication and the Perelman School of Medicine is quoted about the University research receiving $2 million grant to help prevent chronic diseases among HIV positive African American men.

Article Source: The Business Journals

Audio: President Embraces “Obama Care”

March 27, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses “Obama Care.”

Article Source: The Take Away

Audio: Paying Attention This Primary Season? Get Your Facts Rights

March 14, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses FactCheck.org.

Article Source: Newsworks