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Policing the Digital Divide: How Racial Bias Can Limit Internet Access for People of Color

New research shows that the policing of nonviolent offenses, like loitering, restricts access to free WiFi, particularly for people of color.

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Study Finds Surprising Source of Social Influence

Want to promote your new product or trigger a shift in thinking? Steer clear of the influencers.

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Annenberg Alumni News, Summer 2021

The latest news from Annenberg School graduate alumni.

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The Panoptic Sort: Surveillance Q&A with Oscar Gandy

With the second edition of his classic 1993 book, The Panoptic Sort, recently published, we speak to Gandy about the past, present, and future of surveillance.

Ph.D. Candidates Zane Cooper and Lauren Bridges Receive Grant to Study E-Waste Management

The research team will develop policy recommendations to combat climate injustices caused by e-waste throughout the entire tech supply chain.

Faculty News

Centola and Pickard Honor Former Penn Faculty with New Chair Names

Centola and Pickard have chosen legendary scholars Elihu Katz and C. Edwin Baker.

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Annenberg Faculty Receive $3.49 Million Grant to Study Vaping among LGBTQ+ Youth

Led by Professor Andy Tan, the research team aims to create anti-vaping messages tailored to LGBTQ+ teens.

Graduate Student News

Annenberg Penn and USC Annenberg Host Summer Doctoral Institute on Difference in Media and Culture

Over four days, Ph.D. students from both schools workshopped their research on diversity and representation in media and culture.

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Dolores Albarracín Appointed Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor

A world-renowned social psychologist, she will be jointly appointed at the Annenberg School and Penn Nursing.