Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Sarah Palin using a text-message abbreviation in her public discourse.
Diana Mutz of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on styles of political rhetoric and tone.
PHILADELPHIA – Six faculty members at the University of Pennsylvania have been named Penn Fellows for 2011.
The announcement was made by Vincent Price, Penn provost, and Lynn Hollen Lees, vice provost for faculty.
• Vijay Balasubramanian, Merriam Term Associate Professor of Physics in the School of Arts and Sciences and a theoretical physicist who specializes in string theory, black holes, quantum gravity and applications of neuroscience.
Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says “old media have a great chance to redefine themselves.”
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on President Obama’s casual footwear.