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Correcting Misperceptions about — and Increasing Empathy for — Migrants

Americans dramatically overestimate the number of migrants affiliated with gangs and children being trafficked.

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COVID-19 Conspiracy Beliefs Increased among Users of Conservative and Social Media

These increases in conspiracy beliefs were associated with less mask wearing and decreased intentions to get a vaccine.

Undergraduate News

Comm Major Sophia Liu Receives Mitchell Center Fellowship

The fellowship supports research focused on democracy.

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Samantha Moore-Berg Named Inaugural Bruneau Fellow

The fellowship was established to honor the memory of Emile Bruneau, peace and conflict neuroscientist.

Faculty News

Political Communication Scholar Yphtach Lelkes Promoted to Associate Professor with Tenure

In this Q&A, Lelkes discusses how his research has evolved during his time at Annenberg.

Undergraduate News

Comm Major Alum Ben Friedman Wins Thouron Award

Thouon Awards give Penn seniors and alums the opportunity to pursue graduate studies in the U.K.

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A Conversation with Stacey Abrams

The Georgia politician sat down with Ben Jealous to discuss topics from gerrymandering to romance novels in a virtual discussion.

Alumni

Pawel Popiel Named 2021-2023 Gerbner Fellow

He studies the politics of platform regulation and communications policy.

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.