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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.


How Storytelling Can Motivate Us to Help Others

A new study finds that personal stories – instead of cold facts – make people want to help keep others safe.


The Great and Powerful Dr. Oz? Alternative Health Media Consumption and Vaccine Views

A new study by researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds that exposure to alternative health media affects people's beliefs about healthcare issues like vaccination.


“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.


Vaccines: Philosophical, moral beliefs tied to religion determine acceptance

A longitudinal study conducted pre-COVID-19 considered Americans' attitudes toward vaccines for the flu, measles, HPV, and others.

Graduate Student News

Student Profile Video: Roopa Vasudevan

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


Annenberg Presentations at ICA 2022

The International Communication Association will be hosting a hybrid conference this year with the in-person sessions in Paris.


New COVID-19 roadmap: Four takeaways

A new report lays out a dozen priorities for the federal government to tackle in the next 12 months. The aim: to help guide the U.S. to the pandemic’s ‘next normal.’


Public Media Can Improve Our ‘Flawed’ Democracy

A new study finds that countries with well-funded public media have healthier democracies. The co-authors explain why investment in U.S. public media is an investment in the future of journalism and democracy alike.

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Climate Scientist Michael Mann to Join Penn Faculty

Michael E. Mann will be joining the School of Arts & Sciences, with a secondary appointment in the Annenberg School.