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Is Social Media Good or Bad for Social Unity?

Annenberg professors Sandra González-Bailón and Yphtach Lelkes reviewed all of the previous literature to compile what scholars have discovered to date.

CDCS Call for Applications for Post-doctoral Fellowships, 2023-2024

The Center on Digital Culture and Society (CDCS) is accepting applications for Post-doctoral Fellowships, 2023-2024. Submit by February 14, 2023.

Faculty News

With Media Today’s 8th Edition, Prof. Joseph Turow Charts Media’s Rapid Evolution

Published in September, the new edition of Turow’s classic textbook covers COVID, Spotify, and Netflix.

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Faculty Video: Juan Llamas-Rodriguez

Meet Assistant Professor Juan Llamas-Rodriguez, who studies the platforms and infrastructure of global communication.

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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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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.

Graduate Student News

Who, What, Why: Annenberg Doctoral Student Ava Irysa Kikut

Kikut worked with high school students and Penn undergrads to develop media messages that speak to the health needs and inequalities pertinent to adolescent Philadelphians.

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Building Solidarity in the Anthropocene Symposium Videos Now Available

CARGC and CDCS are delighted to share video recordings of the month-long symposium that took place in April 2022.

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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.