When Peter Decherney led a team of filmmakers and scholars to Myanmar in 2014, he quickly realized that there was a compelling story to tell about the country’s vibrant and, until recently, government-censored movie-making industry.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her opinion on the performance of candidates who participated in the Republican presidential debate.
Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “Of course social media doesn’t push you to risk your life and take to the streets, but it helps the actions of those who take the risk to gain international visibility.”
Marwan Kraidy of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on Donald Trump’s political strategy and remarks regarding the Muslim community.
Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on the desensitization of Americans when hearing about mass shootings.
Doctoral candidate Timothy Libert of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for researching websites that leak user data to third parties.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says “Every program that conservatives haven't liked for the past 40 years has been identified as a socialistic program and no one has been standing up to defend socialism.”