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Global Communication Scholar Aswin Punathambekar to Join Annenberg

In addition to his own research on media globalization, Punathambekar will direct the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication.

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Desmond Patton Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

Interim President Wendell Pritchett and Interim Provost Beth Winkelstein announce the appointment of Desmond Upton Patton as the University of Pennsylvania’s thirty-first Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, effective July 1, 2022.

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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.

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Kathleen Hall Jamieson Receives 2022 Mitofsky Award

Professor and APPC Director honored for her pioneering work on fact checking and research into political deception and misinformation in America

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“This is a Huge Wakeup Call”: Tech’s Role in Russia’s War on Ukraine

Media scholar Courtney Radsch says tech platforms should have been faster to address Russian government propaganda, misinformation, and censorship.

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Public Media Can Improve Our ‘Flawed’ Democracy

A new study finds that countries with well-funded public media have healthier democracies. The co-authors explain why investment in U.S. public media is an investment in the future of journalism and democracy alike.

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Climate Scientist Michael Mann to Join Penn Faculty

Michael E. Mann will be joining the School of Arts & Sciences, with a secondary appointment in the Annenberg School.

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Journalism is Outdated: Professor Barbie Zelizer Discusses a New ‘Manifesto’

In "The Journalism Manifesto," Professor Barbie Zelizer and her co-authors argue that journalism needs a major transformation in order to survive as an essential pillar of our democracy.

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Annenberg Welcomes Jennifer Rothman as New Secondary Faculty

Rothman, a Professor at Penn Carey Law School, specializes in intellectual property law.

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Racial Justice Protests Influenced Local News Reporting, Study Finds

A new Media, Inequality, and Change Center report finds that news coverage of policing did become more inclusive and less dehumanizing, but was still heavily slanted toward a police perspective.