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The Platform Economy and the Future of the City

New digital technologies are remaking the way we live, changing the way passengers and goods move and services are provided. They hold out the hope of numerous benefits for consumers and cities by making transactions more efficient while increasing accessibility, variety, and convenience for consumers. At the same time, it is clear these outcomes won’t automatically come about without the right policies in place to guide their development and adoption. As a result, numerous debates have arisen around how to ensure that the costs and benefits of these new technologies are equitably shared.

7th Annual CAMRA Screening Scholarship Media Festival

The Screening Scholarship Media Festival (SSMF) provides a creative, collaborative space to explore the affordances and challenges of multimodal strategies in research, and to interrogate their social implications. SSMF is a hybrid between a traditional academic conference and a film/media festival that fosters the intersection of art and science across disciplines since 2013.

Marketing Your Communication Major

How does studying communication translate to my job search?
What types of jobs am I even “qualified” to do?
What resources does Penn Career Services have that can help me navigate my career path?
What can I be doing now to set myself up for success?

Annenberg in Washington Info Session

Interested in interning in Washington, D.C. this summer? Communication majors can apply for a $6,000 stipend from Annenberg to support this experience. (Students must officially declare the major by May 2019 to be eligible.)

Join us for an information meeting to learn more. You'll hear from Comm majors who have participated in the Annenberg in Washington program, and learn about resources available to aid you in your internship search. In addition, Dr. Litty Paxton and Alison Feather will be on hand to answer your questions.

Center for Media at Risk Forum: Securing MediaMakers

The Securing MediaMakers Forum explores the growing need for security -- ranging from data encryption to legal teams to protected work environments -- among investigative journalists and documentary filmmakers. While this is an historical issue, panelists address these issues in the contemporary context, calling out First Amendment erosions brought by the Trump administration and his sanctioning of threats and contempt for journalists and political opponents.


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