APPC Postdoctoral Fellow Presents Research Findings

Joelle Sano Gilmore, Ph.D., a postdoctoral fellow at APPC’s Annenberg Center for Advanced Study in Communication, presented research findings at the annual meeting of the Eastern Sociological Society in Philadelphia, PA on February 25, 2011. Dr. Gilmore discussed similarities between corporate underwriting spots during children’s programming on PBS and advertisements during children’s programming on commercial networks, including the use of child-friendly production techniques and the prevalence of spots

APPC launches new Annenberg Classroom website

The new website – – combines and connects the Policy Center’s award-winning multimedia curriculum on the Constitution with daily civics news and student discussion. The website now houses all of APPC’s popular civics education resources, including Student Voices, an innovative youth civic engagement program that features “Speak Outs,” articles on current events and news

Another Sunnylands Classroom film honored with CINE awards

Jury Selection: Edmonson v. Leesville Concrete Company, a documentary that follows the path of Thaddeus Edmonson to the U.S. Supreme Court where the Justices ruled that under the Fourteenth Amendment’s equal protection clause parties in civil cases cannot reject potential jurors on the basis of their race, has been honored with a fall 2010 CINE