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Global Media Scholar Juan Llamas-Rodriguez to Join Annenberg Faculty

Llamas-Rodriguez's research interests include media representations of the U.S./Mexico border and the proliferation of media content that transcends borders.

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“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.

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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.

Undergraduate News

Jo Piazza (C'02) to Speak at the 2022 Communication Major Graduation

An accomplished author, journalist, and podcaster, Piazza will deliver the alumni address to our graduates on May 15.

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Viewing 2021 Through A Lens: Photojournalist Kylie Cooper C’22 Captures History

Cooper’s annotated photo essay about the liminality of 2021 captured the Capitol insurrection, the Ground Zero commemoration of the 20th anniversary of 9/11, and more.

Faculty News

Journalism is Outdated: Professor Barbie Zelizer Discusses a New ‘Manifesto’

In "The Journalism Manifesto," Professor Barbie Zelizer and her co-authors argue that journalism needs a major transformation in order to survive as an essential pillar of our democracy.

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A novel theory on how conspiracy theories take shape

In a new book, Dolores Albarracín, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, and colleagues show that two factors—the conservative media and societal fear and anxiety—have driven recent widespread conspiracies, from Pizzagate to those around COVID-19 vaccines.

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Racial Justice Protests Influenced Local News Reporting, Study Finds

A new Media, Inequality, and Change Center report finds that news coverage of policing did become more inclusive and less dehumanizing, but was still heavily slanted toward a police perspective.

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COMPASS Summer Fellowship Program Now Accepting Applications for 2022

Applications for the Consortium on Media Policy Studies Summer Fellowship Program in Washington, D.C. are due January 7, 2022.

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Amy Siskind Donates The Weekly List Collection to the Annenberg School Library

In addition to archiving the website, Annenberg will house Siskind's podcasts, video, and related personal memorabilia.