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Global Communication Scholar Aswin Punathambekar to Join Annenberg

In addition to his own research on media globalization, Punathambekar will direct the Center for Advanced Research in Global Communication.

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Video-Based Experiment Proves Successful at Brokering Peace Among Ex-FARC Combatants and Local Communities In Colombia

Five-minute videos showing ex-guerilla fighters co-existing with their new neighbors promoted peaceful reintegration.

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Prof. Robert Hornik Receives Chaffee Career Achievement Award at ICA 2022

The prestigious award comes in honor of Hornik's impact on the field of health communication and of evaluating messaging campaigns' ability to drive behavior change.

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How Do Media Depictions of Tobacco Influence Smoking Decisions for Young Adults?

Two studies from the Annenberg School for Communication’s Robert Hornik find that media portrayals of such behaviors can change actions and perception, but how and by how much depends on a range of factors.

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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.

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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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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.

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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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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.’

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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.