Annenberg School for Communication

Pictures of Destruction, Why We Look and How They Affect Us

March 14, 2011

Barbie Zeiler of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how graphic images help our understanding of natural disasters.

Article Source: Philadelphia.cbslocal.com
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Media Contact:See below | | March 14, 2011

Shrek, Dora Make Cereal Taste Better, Kids Say

March 8, 2011

Sarah Vaala of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for co-authoring a study about how popular animated characters on cereal boxes influence children’s taste assessments.

Article Source: ABC News

Cartoon Characters Neutralize Healthful Cereal Messages

March 8, 2011

Matthew Lapierre of the Annenberg School for Communication leads a study on how the use of media characters on food packaging influences children’s taste assessment.

Article Source: National Public Radio
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Media Contact:Joe Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798March 7, 2011

Media Character Use on Food Packaging Appears to Influence Children’s Taste Assessment

CHICAGO – The use of media characters on cereal packaging may influence children’s opinions about taste, according to a report in the March issue of Archives of Pediatrics & Adolescent Medicine, one of the JAMA/Archives journals.

The article is the outgrowth of a study by Annenberg doctoral students Matthew Lapierre and Sarah Vaala, and Deborah L. Linebarger, Ph.D., assistant professor of communication.

Comcast Should Add Al-Jazeera English

March 6, 2011

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication argues for al-Jazeera to be added to the Comcast schedule.

Article Source: Philly.com
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“Civil Disabilities: Theory, Citizenship and the Body”

 

WHO & WHAT:           An interdisciplinary conference featuring leading scholars in disability studies whose research includes civic fitness, technology designed to assist people with disabilities, history, politics and education.