Annenberg School for Communication

Beyond America’s racial fault line

Professor of practice Ben Jealous discussed race, politics, America’s long history of interracial collaboration, and his new book with Camille Z. Charles during a co-sponsored event at Kelly Writers House.

Kristina García

Is social media good or bad for social unity?

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

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The New York Times

Meet the people working on getting us to hate each other less

Matthew Levendusky of the School of Arts & Sciences and the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that heightening a sense of American national identity can reduce polarization and partisanship between opposing political parties.

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The New York Times

Fact-checking Biden before the State of the Union

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org finds that at least five Republican lawmakers, including Speaker Kevin McCarthy, have already voiced opposition to a proposal that would dismantle the IRS and replace current forms of federal taxation with a 30 percent sales tax.

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The New York Times

Americans flunked this test on online privacy

A survey by Joseph Turow of the Annenberg School for Communication and colleagues finds that most Americans don’t understand how online devices and services track users.

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TheGrio

John L. Jackson Jr. named the University of Pennsylvania’s next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Penn has selected Annenberg dean John L. Jackson Jr. as next provost

Dean John L. Jackson, Jr., of the Annenberg School for Communication has been named as Penn’s next provost, with a statement from President Liz Magill.

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