Are Popular Protests a Mortal Threat to Dictators?

February 10, 2011

Ian Lustick of the School of Arts and Sciences discusses the effect of protests on dictatorships.

Article Source: National Public Radio

OMG, When Did We Start Talking Like Txt Msgs?

February 8, 2011

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on Sarah Palin using a text-message abbreviation in her public discourse.

Article Source: Associated Press
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Popular Uprising in Egypt

Note for TV and radio: The University of Pennsylvania has an ISDN line on campus and a satellite uplink facility with live-shot capability near campus.

Roger Allen

Professor of Arabic Language and Literature