The Annenberg Public Policy Center has partnered with NBC News and the Wall Street Journal on surveys of the American public through the 2014 election. The Annenberg/NBC News/Wall Street Journal Survey will examine Americans’ attitudes and opinions about the U.S. Congress from June through the November election.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center will take part in the new Penn Prevention Research Center, created by a five-year, $4.35 million grant from the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention to establish an interdisciplinary center dedicated to preventing chronic disease and reducing health disparities in southeastern Pennsylvania. APPC associate director Amy Jordan will co-lead an area of the PRC.
A new study published in the online journal Media and Communication finds that Americans’ answer to one of the long-running questions in a Gallup poll – are you afraid to walk alone in your neighborhood at night? – may be influenced by the amount of violence shown on popular prime-time television dramas.
Annenberg Classroom documentary “Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio" has received a 2014 CINE Special Jury Award, chosen as one of the best films from among recipients of the 2013 CINE Golden Eagle Award from the Council on International Nontheatrical Events.
Viewers of “The Colbert Report” who watched faux-conservative TV host Stephen Colbert set up a super PAC and 501(c)(4) organization during the last presidential election cycle proved to be better informed about campaign financing and the role of money in politics than viewers of other news channels and shows, according to a new study by researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center.