China’s New Audience

February 20, 2015

Monroe Price of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “How China conducts itself as a global citizen is often mo

Article Source: China Daily

Self Affirmations Can Be Good for You

February 20, 2015

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying how self-affirmations can help with healthy

Article Source: Boston Globe

Audio: How Michele Bachmann Inspired to Debunk Lies About Science

February 20, 2015

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses SciCheck.

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Evidence Growing for Pictorial Warnings on Cigarettes

February 19, 2015

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center contributes his thoughts on graphic warning labels on cigarette packagi

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The Fine Line Between News and ‘Truthiness’

February 17, 2015

Dean Michael Delli Carpini of the Annenberg School for Communication contributes an op-ed about “truthiness.”

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This Method of Positive Thinking Can Make Sticking to Health Habits So Much Easier

February 4, 2015

Emily Falk of the Annenberg School for Communication is cited for studying the effect of self-affirmation on health adv

Article Source: Shape Magazine

Audio: When Science Meets Politics

February 12, 2015

David Levitan of the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s SciCheck is featured.

Audio: FCC Chairman: A Declaration of Independence for the Internet

February 5, 2015

Victor Pickard of the Annenberg School for Communication says, “As a society, we have to figure out how we regulate this media – what’s the social co

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Jon Stewart Stepping Down as Host of “The Daily Show”

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Dr. Michael X. Delli Carpini Walter H. Annenberg Dean

Annenberg School for Communication

University of Pennsylvania

Author of After Broadcast News: Media Regimes, Democracy, and the New Information Environment (Cambridge 2011), Dean Delli Carpini’s research focuses on the extent, sources and impact of public deliberation, as well as the causes and consequences of the blurring between news and entertainment.


"We are living in an age in which the role of news is in flux. The news media – the local newspaper and local news or national news is done for all intents and purposes. What is up for grabs right now is what will happen for journalism. It is unimaginable if we lived in a world without journalists, but that is completely distinct now from the industry of news. What is there about the new information environment that we can use to make a better information environment or democracy?”

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Evidence Builds for Effectiveness of Graphic Warning Labels on Cigarettes

February 9, 2015

Daniel Langleben of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is quoted about studying the effect of graphic warning labels on