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How Do British South Asian Social Media Influencers Navigate the Intersection of Race, Religion, Ethnicity and Gender Online?

In this Q&A, Prof. Aswin Punathambekar discusses his new paper on life online for three social media influencers, including The Great British Bake Off’s Nadiya Hussain.

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From Myspace to GeoCities: Communication Scholars Investigate the Dead Platforms That Have Shaped Digital Culture

Annenberg researchers Muira McCammon and Jessa Lingel collected research on dead-and-dying digital platforms for a recent issue of Internet Histories

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New Annenberg Virtual Reality ColLABorative Brings Immersive Technologies to Academic Research

The lab supports critical and interdisciplinary exploration and theory building around virtual, augmented, and mixed reality technologies.

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What Makes Us Share Posts on Social Media?

A new study reveals that we share the social media posts that we think are the most relevant to ourselves or to our friends and family.

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Child Care Gig Workers Are Getting Scammed. Why Aren’t the Platforms Where Scammers Lurk Doing More About It?

Professor Julia Ticona spoke to domestic gig workers about the scams they face on the platforms where they find work and how they help one another avoid them.

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The Importance of Protecting Privacy in a Post-Roe World

Professor Jessa Lingel says privacy watchdogs are warning Americans who seek abortions that authorities may use their digital data against them.

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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.