Linda Simensky, a visiting professor of cinema studies and the vice president of children’s programming at PBS, talks top trends in animation today.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center has released a pair of Science Media Monitor reports analyzing how the news media cover two important issues in science—gene editing and scientific retractions.
As a biology major, senior Andrew Ravaschiere spends much of his time in a laboratory conducting cellular research. But as a cinema and media studies minor, he got out of the lab and into the world of filmmaking during the summer, working as an intern for a documentary filmmaker.
On a summer field trip, students assisted in the filming of virtual reality videos of artists in Puerto Rico reacting to Hurricane Maria.
Pairing biology and cinema studies, Bianca Charbonneau and Yoni Gottlieb have produced a light-hearted, informative video that teaches the proper method for planting dune grasses to build a healthier dune ecosystem.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center, home of FactCheck.org and Annenberg Classroom, and iCivics, the education nonprofit founded by Sandra Day O’Connor, have released NewsFeed Defenders, a new online game designed to teach media literacy and help students and adults better understand what news is and how to avoid being deceived by misinformation.
A new report from The Lenfest Institue and the Annenberg School for Communications that studied how Philadelphia residents receive and seek information outlines seven ways publishers and the media outlets can best reach residents.
Cinema and media studies lecturers discuss the tricky and nuanced vetting process that precedes announcing winners at the television awards show, including the politics, business, and social issues surrounding the current “Golden Age” of television.
As part of two CURF grants, students Kyle Rosenbluth and Daniel Fradin traveled to the Arctic to explore a Canadian Inuit community for a documentary—and came back with ample story to tell.
Researchers from the Annenberg School for Communication and Michigan State University found that movies that are mass-marketed transcend racial orientation of the cast or narrative focus.
Valerie Ross of the Critical Writing Program weighs in on the tricky relationship between studying problematic public figures and recent calls for accountability from the #metoo and Time’s Up movements.
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Peter Decherney of the School of Arts and Sciences and the Annenberg School for Communication contextualizes the impact of Garrett Brown’s Steadicam on the art of cinematography. (Video)
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