Annenberg School for Communication

University of Pennsylvania to Study Why People Still Smoke in 2013

September 29, 2013

Robert Hornik of the Annenberg School for Communication is quoted about researching smoking behaviors.

Article Source: CBS News (Philadelphia)

When Google Brainstorms, Online World Shudders

September 26, 2013

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Marketers use the mantra of anonymity to dissuade people of the creepiness of it all.”

Article Source: Wall Street Journal

Penn to Serve as Smoking Research Center

September 23, 2013

Caryn Lerman of the Perelman School of Medicine and the Annenberg School for Communication and Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discuss a new smoking-research center.

Audio: Penn Prof. John Jackson Tackles Race Relations at Lightbulb Café

September 23, 2013

John Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication and the School of Arts and Sciences will discuss race relations at the Penn Lightbulb Café.

Chesco Housing Agency Goes Smoke-free

September 20, 2013

Michael Hennessy of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “Voluntary regulation by smokers in households with smoke rules would have much more effect.”

Article Source: Philadelphia Inquirer

Audio: ‘The Government is Taking Over Health Care’ and Other Myths About Obamacare Debunked

September 19, 2013

FactCheck.org’s Lori Robertson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses misconceptions about the Affordable Care Act.

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Media Contact:Holly Auer | holly.auer@uphs.upenn.edu | 215-349-5659
Media Contact:Joseph Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798September 20, 2013

Penn Researchers Hornik and Lerman Receive $20 Million in Federal Funding to Establish Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science

A $20 million federal grant will create the University of Pennsylvania Tobacco Center of Regulatory Science (Penn TCORS). A first-of-its-kind regulatory science research enterprise, the new center is designed to conduct studies to inform the regulation of tobacco products to protect public health.  The new grant is supported by the U.S.

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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