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Klaus Krippendorff, Ph.D., Pioneer of Content Analysis and Cybernetics, Dies at 90

On the faculty since 1964, Krippendorff remains the longest-tenured faculty member in the history of the school.

Faculty News

Annenberg and Penn Medicine Researchers Receive $3 Million NIH Grant To Reduce Racial and Ethnic Disparities in HIV Care

Over the next 5 years, the team will explore methods to address structural racism and discrimination in HIV clinics across Philadelphia.

Graduate Student News

Doctoral Candidate Antoine Haywood Awarded 2022 Sachs Program Grant

For his project, Haywood will collect stories from Philadelphia-area Black, Indigenous, and People of Color (BIPOC) media makers

Research

Twitter Gives Conservative News Greater Visibility Than Liberal Content

This bias held even in the context of a social justice movement with left-leaning goals, according to research from Sandra González-Bailón of the Annenberg School for Communication and colleagues.

Research

Over Half of Americans Disapprove of Supreme Court as Trust Plummets

Trust that the U.S. Supreme Court is operating in the best interests of the American people has plummeted.

Research

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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The television and the President

On this day in 1947, Harry Truman delivered the first televised presidential speech. Communications expert David Eisenhower looks at the history of politics and media and the significance of this moment 75 years later.

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CARGC Press Publishes CARGC Paper 18 by Fernanda R. Rosa

“Tseltal and Zapoteco Shared Networks: The Paths Towards a Pluriversal Internet”

Faculty News

Penn in Latin America and the Caribbean

The sixth annual conference centered on the theme of ‘Shared Narratives: Arts, Culture, and Conflict.’

Research

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