Are Accurate Health Messages Getting Through?

May 29, 2012

Susan Mello and Dina Shapiro of the Annenberg School for Communication discuss their research on media and healthcare.

Article Source: Newsworks

Political Ads Stir Health Care Scare

May 29, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center describes ads as “deceptive dramatization.”

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Video: Fact Checking Campaign Advertisements, Panel 1

May 22, 2012

A forum on fact checking and the 2012 elections sponsored by the Annenberg Public Center is featured.

Article Source: C-SPAN Video Library

Attack Ads Start Early for Presidential Elections

May 23, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “There’s never been this much of it this early, most of it attack-based.”

Article Source: Philly.com

Experts: Romney a Master at Not Mentioning Certain Topics

May 18, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “This is an era where anything spoken in public can become a self-indicting sound bite.”

Article Source: USA Today

Romney Ropes Off Media to Avoid Making Unscripted Gaffes

May 17, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on political candidates in the media.

Article Source: Business Week

Commencement 2012

Gray skies and a light sprinkle couldn’t dampen the enthusiasm as 5,858 graduates made their way to Franklin Field for Penn’s 256th Commencement on May 14.

University Chaplain Charles L. Howard urged the Class of 2012 to offer thanks to their parents and other loved ones and to the faculty, staff and administration that helped them achieve their goals.

Video: Fighting for Fair play on TV and Taxes

May 11, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses political ads and tax fairness.

Article Source: Moyers & Company

The Impact of In-Your-Face Talking Heads

May 11, 2012

Diana Mutz of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on her research about the impact of political television on audiences.

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Sendak’s Lessons for Children and Their Parents

May 13, 2012

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her views about the influence of the late Maurice Sendak.

Article Source: Philly.com