Video: Is Stephen Colbert’s ‘Super PAC’ Innovative or Dangerous?

November 8, 2011

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her views on the influence of political satire on voters.

Article Source: Washington Post

Video: More Facebook Friends, Fewer Real Ones, Says Cornell Study

November 8, 2011

Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how Facebook might bebeneficial to users’ relationships.

Article Source: ABC News

That’s the Way it Was

In the “Golden Age” of broadcast television, CBS Evening News Anchor Walter Cronkite was called the most trusted man in America. When he signed off with his signature line “That’s the way it is,” that’s the way it was.

Back then, America got its news from an elite corps of professional journalists who policed the flow of information to the public. Today, however, an ever-evolving new media regime has displaced mainstream media news sources, delivering politically relevant news through varied platforms such as The Daily Show, Wikileaks and social media sources like Twitter.

Video: New Website Aims to Fact Check Campaign Ads

November 2, 2011

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses her founding of FlackCheck.org.

Article Source: ABC News

The Facts About the Fact Checkers

November 1, 2011

FactChecker.org founder Brooks Jackson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is spotlilghted.

Article Source: Politico

Presidential Candidates? Few Are the 99 Percent

October 28, 2011

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says, “You want to know that elected leaders understand the consequences of their political decisions.”

Article Source: New York Times
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Media Contact:Jacquie Posey | jposey@upenn.edu | 215-898-6460October 28, 2011

Penn to Host Government and Business National Security Risks Symposium

WHO:             International Relations Program at the University of Pennsylvania

WHAT:           Convergent National Security Risks to Government and Business Third Annual Symposium

WHERE:         Levy Conference Hall

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Media Contact:Jill DiSanto | jdisanto@upenn.edu | 215-898-4820October 24, 2011

‘Hopes and Fears Revisited’

Write one of your hopes or fears onto a Post-It note, “sign” the note with your fingerprint and attach it to the wall.  That’s what two local artists want you to do.

Judy Gelles and Linda Brenner have unveiled “Hopes and Fears Revisited,” a new interactive, mixed-media art installation on display at the Annenberg School.  The official launch and opening reception is Thursday, Oct. 27, from 5 to 7 p.m., but Penn students, staff and faculty have already begun to post their hopes and fears.

Personality Revealed

October 23, 2011

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her perspective on the role of presidents' debate skills.

Article Source: New York Times

A Dictator’s Gruesome Death, Broadcast on YouTube

October 20, 2011

Barbie Zelizer of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on the impact of gruesome images broadcast through the media.

Article Source: Salon.com