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Delli Carpini Named to Leadership for Paideia Program at Penn

The new undergraduate program focuses on wellness, service, and citizenship.


Donald Trump’s Election Did Not Increase Political Polarization

America is no doubt polarized, but new research finds it is no more so now than prior to 2016.


Brevity is the Soul of Twitter: 280-Character Limit Makes Twitter More Civil

Professor Yphtach Lelkes analyzed tweets from before and after Twitter implemented the increased character limit.


Americans’ Civics Knowledge Increases But Still Has a Long Way to Go

This year more Americans can name the three branches of government.


Annenberg Presentations at APSA 2019

We've compiled a helpful list of all presentations being given by Annenberg authors.


The Many Contradictions of China

Former CARGC postdoctoral fellow Maria Repnikova is fascinated by Chinese political communication.


Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication Releases CARGC Paper 11

Julia Becker (C'18) examines the American and Mexican political climates, immigration rhetoric, and street art as protest.

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Mutz Receives Grant to Monitor Political Incivility in Media

She will improve the ability of measuring tools to accurately identify incivility expressed in mainstream political discourse.


Echo Chambers May Not Be as Dangerous as You Think, New Study Finds

Collective intelligence can increase belief accuracy even in politically homogenous groups.


Do Most Americans Believe in Human-Caused Climate Change?

It depends on how you ask; three wording decisions can significantly alter estimates.