Obama Making Cultural Waves, or Just a Ripple?

May 10, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses reactions to programming depicting homosexual relationships.

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Maurice Sendak Dies at 83; Artist and Writer Best Known for ‘Where the Wild Things Are’

May 9, 2012

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg School for Communication says, Sendak “changed children’s writing, and American culture with it.”

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Who’s Who? Obama, Romney Projecting Mirror Image

May 7, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on political campaigns communicating in real time via Internet videos and social media.

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Penn Trustees to Extend President Gutmann’s Contract

PHILADELPHIA -- The Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania will extend the contract of President Amy Gutmann for five additional years beyond its current expiration date. 

Audio: Campaign Slogans From This Moment Forward

May 1, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses presidential campaign slogans.

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An Anti-Obesity Campaign Takes to the Airwaves

May 1, 2012

Amy Jordan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on an anti-obesity public-service ad campaign.

Article Source: New York Times

Hey Day: A Uniquely Penn Tradition

Following a tradition that reaches back to 1916, Penn juniors celebrated Hey Day 2012 on April 25, by donning red shirts, strutting along Locust Walk carrying canes, and biting into straw hats.

A celebration unique to Penn, Hey Day marks the “moving up” of juniors to the senior class. This year’s event began with a class picnic, followed by the traditional procession to College Hall.

Obama Emphasizes New Aspects of Life Story

April 24, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on how President Obama used his personal experiences less to carry out his message while president.

Article Source: Los Angeles Times

New Romney Spokesman Deleted Inflammatory Tweets

April 23, 2012

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Romney’s new campaign spokesman.

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Is Television the New Secondhand Smoke?

April 20, 2012

Matthew Lapierre of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for collaborating on a media study about how many hours per day children watch television.

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