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9/11, 20 Years Later

Barbie Zelizer joined experts across the University to share her thoughts on how 9/11 transformed her field, her research, and the world.

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Jackson and Tan Mentor Doctoral Students on Conducting Community-Engaged Research

Thanks to a new Penn program, doctoral students Antoine Haywood and David S. Cordero are getting hands-on research experience.

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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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FactCheck.org Honored with 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award

A project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, FactCheck.org was recognized for excellence in professional journalism.

Research

MIC Infographic: Raising the Bar for Journalism

A new infographic entitled “Raising the Bar for Journalism” and released by the Media, Inequality & Change Center (MIC) makes...

Andrews and Haywood Named Presidential Ph.D. Fellows

Doctoral students Mary E. Andrews and Antoine Haywood are recipients of the new Penn Presidential Ph.D. Fellowship, which includes three years of funding.

Research

Toward a Better Understanding of "Fake News"

Professor Duncan Watts published a framework for developing a comprehensive research agenda to study the origins, nature, and consequences of misinformation on democracy.

Alumni

Pawel Popiel Named 2021-2023 Gerbner Fellow

He studies the politics of platform regulation and communications policy.

Graduate Student News

Doctoral Student Florence Madenga Studies Journalism, Censorship, and Internet Shutdowns on the African Continent

What counts as journalism and what doesn’t? Why are certain types of storytelling censored and others aren’t?

Faculty News

Five Questions about the New White House Press Secretary

Barbie Zelizer discusses Jennifer Psaki’s first weeks on the job and what a shift back to a traditional press briefing means for journalism.