The plenary address of Professor Monroe Price from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania for IAMCR 2019 in Madrid, Spain.
Annenberg School for Communication Assistant Professor Jessa Lingel extends the concept of “dazzle camouflage” – the practice of painting World War I ships in outlandish geometric patterns – to the way that the LBGTQ community often uses highly-visible practices to avoid surveillance.
Social media networks, which often foster partisan antagonism, may also offer a solution to reducing political polarization, according to new findings published in the Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences from University of Pennsylvania professor Damon Centola and a team of colleagues. Read more about the study here.
Annenberg School for Communication Professor Yphtach Lelkes explains the history and growth of affective polarization - the degree to which Democrats and Republicans in the United States don't just disagree on policy positions, but actually dislike one another as groups.
Many of us have a sense that our online shopping habits are obsessively-tracked, but few realize that a similarly hidden surveillance revolution is also taking place inside brick-and-mortar stores, where Americans still do most of their buying. In this video, Professor Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania describes this worrisome trend, which he believes is normalizing the constant surveillance in our lives.