Marwan M. Kraidy, Anthony Shadid Chair in Global Media, Politics and Culture and Director of the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication, is the author of two books, both published in October: American Studies Encounters the Middle East (with Alex Lubin; UNC Press) and Global Media Studies (with Tony Miller; Wiley).
The Leonard Davis Institute of Health Economics (LDI) recently named its newest Senior Fellows. Among them were three scholars with ties to the Annenberg School: Amy Bleakley, Daniel Hopkins, and Robin Stevens.
As candidates Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump head into the second presidential debate on Sunday, a new study finds that what they say about the issues – and don’t say – affects what viewers learn about their plans.
After nearly 50 years at the Annenberg School for Communication, Professor Emeritus Charles Wright, Ph.D., still comes to work at his office at 3620 Walnut Street. Only this year, at the age of 89, has he stepped down from teaching.
“We had a great conversation about it,” said Annenberg School Dean Michael X. Delli Carpini, Ph.D. “And we both felt bad about it. It was bittersweet at best.”
On August 25, Emeritus Professor Klaus Krippendorff, Ph.D., was honored by Business Systems Laboratory with a career achievement award for his work in advancing “Systems Thinking Applied to Communication.”
Like many Americans in the 1980s, Stewart Hoover spent hours watching on television the charismatic faith healing of Oral Roberts and the mascara-laden tears of Tammy Faye Baker. But Hoover had a unique interest in televangelism: He was studying it as part of his doctoral degree program at Annenberg.
Professor Diana Mutz has been awarded the David O. Sears Book Award from the International Society of Political Psychology (ISPP) for her 2015 book In-Your-Face Politics: The Consequences of Uncivil Media (Princeton University Press). She received the award at the ISPP's annual meeting in July in Warsaw, Poland.
Fifteen Annenberg School for Communication faculty and students presented their research last week at the 2016 conference of the International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR) in Leicester, United Kingdom.
Can Harry Potter defeat Donald Trump?
Harry may not be a full-on patronus against the Republican presidential nominee’s appeal, but reading Potter stories does appear to be a shield charm against Trump’s message.
A new study to be published in a special 2016 election issue of PS: Political Science and Politics finds that reading Harry Potter books leads Americans to take a lower opinion of Donald Trump. In fact, the more books the participants read, the greater the effect.
More than 50 faculty and students from the Annenberg School for Communication presented their research at the 66th International Communication Association (ICA) Annual Conference in Fukuoka, Japan from June 8-13.
Professor Amy Jordan celebrated the culmination of her year as ICA president. On the Saturday evening of the conference, Jordan gave her presidential address, entitled, “Digital Media Use and the Experience(s) of Childhood.”