Sociology

Dissecting the Green New Deal

During what’s likely the largest climate event ever held at Penn, leaders in a range of fields discussed the practicalities and implications of the resolution introduced into Congress in February aimed at stemming climate change.

Michele W. Berger

Minorities in majority spaces

Ashleigh Cartwright, doctoral candidate in sociology, examines how nonwhite students are selected and prepared to integrate historically white schools.

Penn Today Staff

Adolph Reed is retiring. But he’s still got more to say

After more than 40 years as a political science professor, incisive commentator, and mentor to countless students, Reed is ending his teaching career. Now, he can turn his full attention to writing, and the 2020 campaign.

Gwyneth K. Shaw



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Associated Press

Study Finds False Stories Travel Way Faster Than the Truth

Kathleen Hall Jamieson of the Annenberg Public Policy Center questions a study’s methods for measuring truth in news stories, and suggests rebranding “false” stories as “viral deception” to emphasize the severity of potential harm.

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Dame Magazine

The New Yorker Has a Byline Problem

Research by Alex T. Williams of the Annenberg School for Communication has shown that minority journalists are hired at lower rates after graduation than white journalists, in part because of fewer opportunities while still in school.

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