Society

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More Than Ever, Boston Shows, Our Lives Are Interconnected

April 22, 2013

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Visuals connect us in ways words just can’t.”

Article Source: Philly.com

Home Sellers Hold Out for Higher Prices

April 19, 2013

Susan Wachter of the Wharton School comments on homeowners’ unwillingness to sell.

Article Source: MarketWatch

Video: Husband of Gabby Giffords Speaks on Gun Control

April 17, 2013

A gun-violence forum hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice featuring retired astronaut Mark Kelly is highlighted.

Article Source: NBC10 Philadelphia

Penn Hears Call for More Courage on Gun Laws

April 18, 2013

A gun-violence forum hosted by the School of Social Policy and Practice called “Finding Common Ground: Moving Forward” is featured.

Article Source: Philly.com

Why We Watch

April 16, 2013

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication discusses how viewing images helps people process traumatic events.

Article Source: The Business Journals

Flood of Graphic Images After Boston Blasts Raises Concerns

April 16, 2013

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on graphic images shared via the media after the Boston Marathon blasts.

Article Source: Newsworks

Audio: Iconic Targets Put Older Cities Particularly at Risk, Philly’s Former Top Cop Says

April 16, 2013

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences says “treating every terrorist attack as something that threatens our existence will only encourage more of it.”

Article Source: Newsworks

Wickham: Africa Needs to Pave Its Own Road

April 1, 2013

Tukufu Zuberi of the School of Arts and Sciences comments on his recent documentary and African Independence.

Article Source: USA Today

Mental Illness a Frequent Cell Mate for Those Behind Bars

April 5, 2013

Jason Schnittker of the School of Arts and Sciences is quoted about studying the link between prison time and mental illness.

Article Source: US News

Investments in Education May Be Misdirected

April 2, 2013

Flavio Cunha of the School of Arts and Sciences is cited about a collaborative study on the disparity in math abilities between rich and poor children.

Article Source: New York Times