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The Mission to Get Pennsylvanians Online

The Pennsylvania Broadband Research Institute, a collaboration between Penn and Penn State, looks for ways to bridge the digital divide in the state — and the rest of the nation.


Pawel Popiel and David Elliot Berman Named Marjorie & Charles Benton Opportunity Fund Fellows

For their project, Popiel and Berman will conduct research on Philadelphia's efforts to get the city's most marginalized communities online.


After 41 Years, the Union for Democratic Communications Conference Returns to Philadelphia

The organization, dedicated to creating connections between academics, media makers, analysts, and activists, has a rich history that involves many early members of the Annenberg community.


Annenberg Scholars Honored at the 2023 ICA Conference in Toronto

Fifteen members of the Annenberg community received awards for their public engagement. best dissertation, top papers and more.


Democratizing the Internet: Platforms, Pipes, Possibilities

A symposium held by the Media, Inequality & Change Center brought together a diverse array of thinkers to envision a more democratic internet.


Haywood and Jackson Honored by Philadelphia Association of Black Journalists

Doctoral candidate Antoine Haywood and Walter H. Annenberg Dean John L. Jackson, Jr. receive 2023 PABJ Media Professional Awards.


‘Fight for it:’ Nikole Hannah-Jones on abolition, reparations, and building a more just future

Journalist Hannah-Jones delivered the 22nd annual Reverend Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. Lecture in Social Justice in conversation with Sarah Jackson of the Annenberg School for Communication.


Annenberg Welcomes New Research Staff, Visiting Scholars, and Postdoctoral Fellows

A new academic year brings new faces to Annenberg and many of its centers.


MIC Receives $1 Million Grant To Continue Research on Philadelphia News Media

The “Shift the Narrative Coalition” will focus on changing news narratives around policing, trauma, safety, and crime in Philadelphia.

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MIC Center Recruiting a Postdoctoral Researcher

The MIC Center Is Recruiting a Post-doctoral Researcher to Focus on the Political Economy of Local Media.