Annenberg School for Communication

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

Video: President Obama Reframes ‘Red Line’ Rhetoric

September 4, 2013

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on President Obama’s rhetoric surrounding his Syria policy.

Article Source: Politico

Lessons Miley Teaches on Sexuality

September 1, 2013

Amy Bleakley of the Annenberg Public Policy Center pens an op-ed about Miley Cyrus’ performance at the MTV Video Music Awards and adolescent sexuality.

Article Source: Philly.com

Syrian Conflict a Worry and a Puzzle to Many

August 30, 2013

Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how the conflict in Syria might cause confusion among news viewers and experts.

Article Source: Philly.com

Personality Trait Makes Haters Hate, Research Finds

August 27, 2013

Collaborative research from the Annenberg School for Communication about “dispositional attitude” is featured.

Article Source: Newsworks