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April 2012

APPC calculates dollars spent by four highest spending third party groups on deceptive TV ads attacking or supporting Republican presidential contenders

For Immediate Release Contact: Kathleen Hall Jamieson at info@flackcheck.org or 215-898-9400 Drawing on spending estimates from Kantar Media CMAG and the fact checking of FactCheck.org, the Annenberg Public Policy Center has created a dollars in deception measure (DDs) calculating dollars spent on televised presidential third party ads by the groups calling themselves “The Red White
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APPC releases research on gender portrayals in film 1950-2006

Since 1950 males outnumber female movie characters 2 to 1   But when present, females twice as likely to be involved in sexual scenes;   Both males and females increasingly involved in violence   PHILADELPHIA – Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) research that analyzed 855 top 30 box-office films from 1950 to 2006 shows that
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