Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center shares her views on the influence of political satire on voters.
Keith Hampton of the Annenberg School for Communication comments on how Facebook might bebeneficial to users’ relationships.
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.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses her founding of FlackCheck.org.
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
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.