2018 COMPASS Summer Fellows Head to Washington D.C.

This week, eight doctoral students in Communication will begin summer fellowships with government and policy organizations, thanks to the Consortium on Media Policy Studies (COMPASS).

For more than a decade, this consortium of Communication doctoral programs has sponsored a select group of Ph.D. students to spend a summer in Washington, D.C. These COMPASS Summer Fellows have a front row seat to learn about U.S. federal policymaking as they make their own contributions to the policy process through their research and writing.

Annenberg Launches Center for Media at Risk

On April 19 - 21, the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania celebrated the official launch of the Center for Media at Risk, a new center to study and counteract the way that practitioners of all forms of media — journalism, entertainment, film, and digital — have been harassed, silenced, and coerced by the rising tide of authoritarianism around the globe.

International Call for Applications: Postdoctoral Fellowship, Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication


Postdoctoral Fellowship
Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication
Annenberg School for Communication
University of Pennsylvania

The Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania invites applications for a “CARGC Postdoctoral Fellowship.” This is a one-year position renewable for a second year based on successful performance.

John L. Jackson, Jr. Named Dean of the Annenberg School

John L. Jackson, Jr. has been named as the next dean of the Annenberg School for Communication, effective January 1, 2019. Jackson, a faculty member at Annenberg since 2006, is currently the Dean of Penn's School for Social Policy and Practice. 

Twelve New Doctoral Students Join the Annenberg School

This fall, the Annenberg School welcomes twelve new doctoral students as its 2017 cohort. From activism to neuroscience to media systems to politics, they bring a variety of interests and experiences to Annenberg, and have already begun collaborating with faculty and other students.

Art Exhibit by Dwayne "Mr. Fish" Booth on Display at the Annenberg School

Dwayne "Mr. Fish" Booth, cartoonist and Annenberg lecturer, has a new art exhibit on display at the Annenberg School. Titled "We Are Not Alone," the exhibit features 10 pencil and ink drawings of famous people who hold considerable influence. Booth argues in his artist's statement that the public values celebrities' opinions over those of the majority. To learn more, read Penn Current's story on Booth's exhibit.


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