Politics

Video: Journalists Role in Fact Checking Politicians

September 26, 2012

A discussion, hosted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, about the role of journalism in fact checking is featured.

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Video: Robertson: Romney Welfare Claims ‘Not True’

September 26, 2012

Lori Robertson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses Mitt Romney’s claims that President Obama has dropped welfare work requirements.

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The Democrats’ Market-friendly Health-care Alternative

September 25, 2012

Ezekiel Emanuel of the Perelman School of Medicine and Wharton School co-authors an op-ed about a health-care alternative.

Article Source: The Wall Street Journal

Half of First Presidential Debate to Focus on Economic Issues

September 20, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on what is to be expected of the upcoming presidential debates.

Article Source: Business Week
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Media Contact:Katherine Unger Baillie | kbaillie@upenn.edu | 215-898-9194September 20, 2012

Queer Bioethics Comes to Life at Penn

PHILADELPHIA — It’s not every day that a new academic discipline is born. But that’s exactly what happened in 2010, when the Project on Bioethics, Sexuality and Gender Identity — or “Queer Bioethics,” for short — came to life at the University of Pennsylvania.

Audio: One Message for Voters, Another for Donors

September 19, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses deciding whether or not to believe comments made by political candidates in private.

Article Source: The Take Away

Effective Leadership Depends on Art of Compromise

September 19, 2012

President Amy Gutmann is cited for her book The Spirit of Compromise.

Article Source: The Huffington Post

Oops, He Did It Again: Romney Keeps Relearning History’s Loose-lips Lessons of Campaign Gaffes

September 19, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “It’s damaging when the public perceives that something said in private is not being said in public.”

Article Source: Washinton Post

Voter ID Law Due in Court

September 11, 2012

Seth Kreimer of the Law School comments on the impending Pennsylvania voter-ID law.

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Chicago Teacher Strike Poses Test for Unions

September 12, 2012

Richard Ingersoll of Graduate School of Education and the School of Arts and Sciences comments on Chicago’s teacher strike.

Article Source: ABC News