Professor Sharrona Pearl: "Victorian Blockbuster Bodies and the Freakish Pleasure of Looking" (Nineteenth-Century Contexts: An Interdisciplinary Journal)
Doctoral Student Rosemary Clark: "'Hope in a hashtag': the discursive activism of #WhyIStayed" (Feminist Media Studies)
In the Media
Inquisitr: "The Black Panther Party's Two Histories: Black vs. White" cites the research of Dean Michael Delli Carpini.
- Washington Post: "A shocking one-third of Americans believe this Zika conspiracy theory"
- Philadelphia Inquirer: "What Americans know and fear about Zika"
- The New Yorker: "The Dangerous Conspiracy Theories About the Zika Virus"
Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson was also quoted in a number of media outlets:
- Associated Press: "Into the mosh pit: Republican campaign talk gets nastier"
- The Nation: "Donald Trump, the Most Dangerous Face in the Republican Crowd"
- NBC4 New York: "Ted Cruz's New 'Eminent Domain' Ad Lets Kids Dump on Trump"
- Christian Science Monitor: "Young Sanders supporters: What if Clinton wins the nomination?"
FiveThirtyEight: Professor Dan Hopkins wrote "Ted Cruz's General Election Strategy is Wishful Thinking" and "Rubio or Cruz Could Help the GOP Win Over More Latino Voters."
Musiqology: "Listen: A Roundtable on Race and the Oscars" was written by Doctoral Student John Vilanova and includes audio from a roundtable on race and the Oscars held at the Institute for Contemporary Art (see below). He also wrote the piece, "Kendrick Lamar and the Structural Limits of Black Excellence."
The Hill: "Suicide, homicide and the prevention of gun violence" was authored by APPC Research Director Dan Romer.
The Philadelphia Inquirer: "Penn study looks for healthy habits on TV shows" is a Q&A with Patrick E. Jamieson, director of APPC's Adolescent Health and Risk Communication Institute about covers a new grant given to Coding of Health and Media Project (CHAMP). The grant was also covered in The Daily Pennsylvanian's "How healthy are your TV shows? Annenberg study tracks healthy behavior in programs."
At the Podium
Professor Sandra González-Bailón delivered a keynote speech at the Networking Workshop for International Postdoctoral Researchers in Computational Social Sciences in Cologne, Germany.
Professor Kathleen Hall Jamieson made the presentation “Countering Misuses of Scientific Findings” at the American Association for the Advancement of Science 2016 annual meeting as part of the panel “Going Public: How Science Communicators Can Break Through the Noise.”
Professor Robert Hornik gave the Elihu Katz Colloquium Lecture, "Assessing Behavioral Effects of Exposure to Ordinary Media Content: some theory, some methods, and some evidence."
Scholars Program in Culture and Communication Visiting Scholar David Hesmondhalgh gave the lecture, "Cultural Markets and Human Flourishing: A Moral Economy of David Bowie."
Claire Wardle (Gr'04) delivered the 2016 George Gerbner Lecture, "The ‘New’ Ethical Challenges of Digital Journalism."
Center for Global Communication Studies Visiting Scholars Stanislav Budnitskiy, João Araújo Monteiro Neto, Lin Shi, and Till Waescher each presented at CGCS's 2016 Visiting Scholar Lunchtime Discussion.
Doctoral Candidate Sandra Ristovska gave a video presentation, "Utilizing Video to Advance Policy: The Human Rights Perspective" at the University of Padova (Italy) at the roundtable, "Translating Knowledge into Policies and Practice."
Betsy Levy Paluck gave the Elihu Katz Colloquium lecture, "Changing Social Norms and Behavior: Communications from Peers, Media, and Institutions."
Paul DiMaggio gave the Elihu Katz Colloquium lecture, "Disciplining Interpretation: Machine Learning Approaches to Studying Cultural Change."
White House Digital Staffer Jenna Brayton gave the talk, "The First Digital White House: A YouTube Presidency, Hashtag Activism, and the Significance of the Shift to the Internet" at Annenberg.
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