In "Messages, Micro-targeting, and New Media Technologies," published in The Forum in October, Kathleen Hall Jamieson writes that the trend in politics of micro-targeting ads toward individual voters makes it more difficult for reporters and scholars to know "who is saying what to whom, where and with what effect."
Annenberg Public Policy Center Distinguished Fellow Karen Glanz has been elected a member of the Institute of Medicine, the health arm of the National Academy of Sciences.
Amy Jordan, Ph.D., associate director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has been elected President Elect-Select of the International Communication Association, the leading international organization devoted to scholarship in the field of communication. Dr. Jordan will assume the presidency of the ICA, which has 4,700 members in 86 countries, in 2015.
As the first lecturer in APPC's 2013-2014 lunchtime Speaker Series, Michigan State University political science professor William G. Jacoby will talk on Oct. 28 about "Measuring Political Knowledge." He will propose a simple approach to take into account interviewer bias and differences in judgment.
A 2004 National Annenberg Election Survey question on whether the name of the Washington Redskins is offensive to Native Americans is in the news amid renewed national debate over whether the pro football team should change its name.
Having trained nurses follow up on medication use with mentally ill patients who are HIV positive was effective both at improving the patients’ quality of life and biological markers for the human immunodeficiency virus, according to a new study from researchers at the University of Pennsylvania. The study is thought to be the first to