Alumni

Annenberg Alumni on ICA Election Ballots

Five Annenberg alumni are candidates for elected offices with the International Communication Association, signifying the Annenberg School for Communication’s continued strong influence on the discipline.            

Annenberg alumni running for elected office include:  

Draper Wins Top Paper Award from Canadian Communication Association

Doctoral candidate Nora Draper received the Beaverbrook Media@McGill Prize for the best student paper during the Canadian Communication Association Conference recently. The honor recognizes promising scholars in Canadian Communication Studies. Ms. Draper wrote about citizen journalism in a paper titled “Rethinking citizen photojournalism: Mediated witnessing and the obligations of citizen bystanders”  

Congratulations Annenberg Doctoral Graduates

Thirteen Annenberg doctoral students were honored during the University of Pennsylvania’s 257th Commencement on Monday, May 13, 2013. The Annenberg School for Communication also recognized them during the Annual graduate ceremony at the School. Congratulations to all!    

Nir Published in the Journal of Broadcasting & Electronic Media

Annenberg Visiting Scholar and alumna Lilach Nir (Gr '05) has published Public Space: How Shared News Landscapes Close Gaps in Political Engagement. In a cross-national comparative study of 13 countries and content analyses of news items from over 50 international print and television outlets, Dr. Nir shows that the larger the shared audience for the main news channel, the smaller the gaps in political knowledge and interest between citizens.

Khadijah White Contributes Chapter to New Book

Doctoral candidate Khadijah White contributed a chapter to the book Reverberations: The Philosophy, Aesthetics and Politics of Noise (Continuum 2012) titled "Considering Sound: Language, Meaning and the Construction of Noise.”

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