In a Q&A, Penn political scientist Matt Levendusky, head of APPC's Institutions of Democracy, discusses his book "Our Common Bonds" and reducing partisan animosity.
Director of Communications, APPC
Michael Rozansky has worked as an editor, writer and reporter for 30 years. Before joining the Annenberg Public Policy Center as director of communications, he spent more than 20 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer, most recently supervising its arts and entertainment coverage. He has reported on the arts, media, business, politics, national and regulatory issues. Rozansky also developed and taught a class at Temple University on the history and practice of celebrity journalism. He received a bachelor’s degree in English and American literature from Brown University and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Educators Chosen to Write Lesson Plans for Annenberg Classroom Film ‘Juneteenth’
Three educators have been named to develop middle and high school lesson plans for Annenberg Classroom's film "Juneteenth," which debuts online this month.
APPC Receives Support to Expand Model to Combat Deceptive Claims About Health
The Annenberg Public Policy Center has received support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand a new model for blunting the impact of deceptive claims about health.
Robert Purvis’ Passport: The Struggle for Equality in Antebellum America
An article in Social Education by APPC's Andrea Reidell describes the struggle of Robert Purvis, a free Black man living in Philadelphia before the Civil War, to obtain a passport.
What Should Be the 28th Amendment to the Constitution? These Students Have Some Ideas
If there were a 28th Amendment to the Constitution, what should it be? The Rendell Center asked 4th and 5th grade students to weigh in.
Civics Renewal Network Hosts NCSS Conference Events
The Civics Renewal Network welcomed back thousands of K-12 teachers to the first in-person National Council for the Social Studies Conference since 2019, held in Philadelphia.
The Whoppers of ’22: FactCheck.org Reviews the Year’s Worst Political and Viral Deceptions
FactCheck.org has released its list of the Whoppers of '22, its annual review of the year's worst political and viral deceptions. Political appeals to fear were as popular as ever -- and Covid-19 misinformation continued to be a huge problem online.
Roper Center Honors Jamieson with the 2022 Mitofsky Award
The Roper Center at Cornell University honored Kathleen Hall Jamieson with the 2022 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for her contributions to the field of survey research.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Maria Ressa Delivers Annenberg Lecture on ‘Facts, Truth, Trust’
Delivering the Annenberg Lecture, Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa discussed being the target of online attacks and what it will take to ensure that truth prevails.
CERL Publishes Report Detailing Legal Blueprint to Close Guantánamo Bay
Penn's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law has published a report by over 30 national security experts on how to close the Guantánamo Bay detention facility.