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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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Three New Postdoctoral Fellows to Join CDCS

Chelsea Butkowski, Frances Corry, and Yuval Katz will form the fourth cohort of postdocs this fall at the Center on Digital Culture and Society.

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Julia Ticona Named 2022-23 Center for Advanced Study in the Behavioral Sciences Fellow

As a CASBS fellow, she will work on a book project about labor platforms and domestic carework in the digital economy.

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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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Student Profile Video: Roopa Vasudevan

Get to know the work of Doctoral Candidate Roopa Vasudevan, who is simultaneously a scholar and a practicing artist.

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Bridging Wikipedia’s Gender Gap, One Article at a Time

Wikipedia has a major gender inequity problem. In a new study, Annenberg researchers evaluate how feminist interventions are closing the gap, and how they could improve.

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Left to Our Own Devices: Coping with Insecure Work in a Digital Age

Julia Ticona's new book examines how gig workers use digital technologies like smartphones and laptops to navigate a precarious and flexible labor market, and how these technologies have transformed the way we work.

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What Can Be Done to Prevent and Resist Image-based Abuse?

A virtual symposium held by Annenberg’s Center for Media at Risk and the Cyber Civil Rights Initiative brought together experts from around the world to share findings, ideas, and solidarity.