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Centola and Pickard Honor Former Penn Faculty with New Chair Names

Centola and Pickard have chosen legendary scholars Elihu Katz and C. Edwin Baker.

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Sarah J. Jackson Wins McGannon Award for #HashtagActivism

The book considers the ways in which networks of historically subordinated groups mobilize progressive change on social media.

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Black Media-Makers and the Fierce Urgency of Now

Professor Sarah J. Jackson organized a day-long symposium focused on the unique challenges experienced by Black storytellers.

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Jackson Joins MIC Center as Co-Director

Jackson's research on media use by and representation of marginalized publics intersects with and complements the MIC Center's mission.

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The Annenberg School Welcomes 13 New Visiting Scholars and Postdoctoral Fellows

Learn a little bit about the research interests of our new postdoctoral fellows and visiting scholars.

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Annenberg Researchers Shift Focus to Coronavirus

Topics include media consumption and misinformation, social media whistle blowers, partisanship, impact on workers, and more.

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Philadelphia's Media Ecosystem is Broken. Can We Fix It?

The MIC Center and its collaborators have received a $2.6 million grant to try.

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Democracy Without Journalism? Q&A with Victor Pickard

Pickard argues that the journalism crisis and the spread of misinformation are rooted in our profit-driven media system.

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Building Solidarity among Gig Workers through Digital Organizing

A new MIC Center report offers recommendations for activists and policymakers.

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Cell-Mostly Internet Users Place Privacy Burden on Themselves

Participants lacked understanding of how near-constant mobile internet use potentially compounds other inequalities in their lives.