Voters Say They Are Wary of Ads Made Just for Them

July 23, 2012

Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on a study about Americans rejecting tailored political ads.

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Joseph J. Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798July 24, 2012

Penn Annenberg Study: Americans Roundly Reject Tailored Political Advertising as Politicians Embrace it

A large majority of Americans are dead-set against the practice of tailored political advertising at the very time in the 2012 election that the activity is seeing unprecedented growth.  In fact, a high percentage of Americans dislike tailored political advertising so much they say their likelihood of voting for a candidate they support would decrease if they find out the candidate engages in it. 

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Media Contact:Jeanne Leong | jleong@upenn.edu | 215-573-8151July 20, 2012

Penn Annenberg Researchers Study Media’s Role and the Flow of Information in Iran

 

 University of Pennsylvania researchers are helping to provide a snapshot of how Iranians access news and information and what technologies Iranians use to learn about current events under restrictive laws.

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820July 16, 2012

Penn School of Social Policy & Practice’s Ortner Center Pairs With Avon to Go ‘Beyond Brochures’

PHILADELPHIA –- A grant from the Avon Foundation will allow researchers at the University of Pennsylvania to take an in-depth look at how the Internet plays a role in preventing violence against women

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Media Contact:Joseph J. Diorio | jdiorio@asc.upenn.edu | 215-746-1798 July 16, 2012

Penn: Annenberg Study Finds Using Present Verb Tense Can Positively Affect Substance Abuse

The use of present versus the past tense in recalling an experience with binge drinking can positively influence behaviors, an important development in aiding the development of alcohol abuse messages.

Audio: Expert Says Misleading Ads on the Way in Presidential Season

July 11, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses misleading campaign ads.

Article Source: Newsworks

Audio: Op-ed: Now’s The Time for a Candid Candidate

July 9, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center joins the conversation about voters being ready to hear “hard truths” from politicians.

Article Source: NPR

The Week in Fake Washington

July 10, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is cited for her recent op-ed in the Washington Post about honest politicians.

Article Source: Politico

Could a Truly Honest Politician Become President?

July 6, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center pens an op-ed about the possibility of an honest politician becoming president.

Article Source: Washinton Post

Audio: Romney Changes Message on Obamacare

July 5, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses Mitt Romney’s changing view about the Affordable Care Act.

Article Source: The Take Away