Public Policy

Bail reform and public safety

A Quattrone Center study has found that misdemeanor bail reforms in Harris County, Texas have had a positive impact on public safety.

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Philadelphia Inquirer

Polio was once the most feared disease in the U.S. A new Annenberg poll shows most Americans know little about the virus, despite recent N.Y. outbreak

A survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds that most people are unfamiliar with polio and how it’s spread, with a quote from Kathleen Hall Jamieson.

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Associated Press

Biden at 80: A ‘respecter of fate’ mulls second White House bid

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that Nancy Pelosi’s decision to pull back from leadership will raise questions about whether Democrats like Biden should step aside to give others the opportunity to lead.

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The Washington Post

Musk’s latest move at Twitter can only sink ad revenue

A quoted report from the Annenberg Public Policy Center found that AI systems aren’t reliable at moderating social media posts.

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Times Higher Education

Europe is ahead of the U.S. on gender equity. So why is abuse in HE rife?

In an opinion piece, Susan B. Sorenson of the School of Social Policy & Practice contrasts Europe’s pronounced efforts to reduce gender inequality with recent studies which find alarming rates of gender-based violence in European universities.

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San Francisco Chronicle

Nervous about election results? You should be. Americans hardly know anything about civics

A study from the Annenberg Public Policy Center found that more than half of American adults couldn’t name the three branches of government.

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The Washington Post

Asteroids, climate change, killer robots: A handy guide to doomsday scenarios

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center says that America’s common media culture has been replaced by a culture where creating distrust of expert voices becomes profitable.

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