Annenberg School for Communication

What makes us share posts on social media?

A new Annenberg School of Communication study reveals that we share the social media posts that we think are the most relevant to ourselves or to our friends and family.

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USA Today

Up for debate? Midterm candidates dispute rules and dodge debates in a new campaign normal

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center explains why political candidates are questioning the effectiveness of debates.



Americans’ civic expertise is apparently not that great

On an episode of “The Smerconish Podcast,” Kathleen Hall Jamieson discusses the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s new study on declining civics knowledge.


The Hill

Fewer than half of Americans can name all three branches of government, survey finds

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s annual Constitution Day survey reveals a significant drop in the percentage of Americans who can name all three branches of government, featuring a quote from Kathleen Hall Jamieson.



Kathleen Hall Jamieson on civics education

In a video interview, Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center discusses the Center’s Constitution Day civics survey and the importance of civics education.


Philadelphia Inquirer

Vaping habits differ by race and sexual orientation among teens, study finds

A study by Andy Tan of the Annenberg School for Communication and colleagues finds that vaping habits vary among teens based on race, sexual orientation, and the intersection of those two identities.