Annenberg Public Policy Center

Drivers licensed at 18 crash more than younger drivers with driver training

New drivers licensed before age 18 who are subject to mandatory driver education that includes behind-the-wheel training, in addition to Graduated Driver Licensing restrictions, are less likely to crash than drivers licensed at age 18 who are exempt from these requirements.

From the Annenberg Public Policy Center

New COVID-19 roadmap: Four takeaways

A report spearheaded by PIK Professor Ezekiel Emanuel, with input from other Penn experts, 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.”

Michele W. Berger

When trust in science fosters pseudoscience

A study co-authored by PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín finds that people who trust science are more likely to believe and disseminate false claims containing scientific references than people who do not trust science.

From the Annenberg Public Policy Center

Public trust in CDC, FDA, and Fauci holds steady, survey shows

The top U.S. health agencies retain the trust of the vast majority of the American public, as does Anthony Fauci, the public face of U.S. efforts to combat the virus, according to a new survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center.

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Associated Press

No reruns: Committee tries new approach to break through

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that lawmakers staying silent is a rare sight in Congress.

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AP News

An infamous day. A search for answers. Will America tune in?

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center believes the hearings on the January 6 attack on the Capitol will be competing for public attention with topics with greater immediate relevance.

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KCRW Radio (Santa Monica, Calif.)

Whether violence in media and entertainment lead to real-life shootings

Dan Romer of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is interviewed on how the U.S. is steeped in gun culture and on the link between media violence and gun violence.

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AP News

‘Fiery’ Psaki ending tenure as a top White House messenger 

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says the departing press secretary has respected the media while answering questions in ways that provided real information.

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Time

What Elon Musk’s purchase of Twitter could mean for Donald Trump’s account

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center comments on possible election outcomes under the new ownership and management of Twitter.

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Associated Press

When Biden ‘speaking from his heart’ doesn’t speak for US 

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center is interviewed. She weighs in on political rhetoric and those instances when presidents speak for themselves rather than the country.

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