Covering Politics On-Air and Online stems from research that the Annenberg Public Policy Center conducted in partnership with the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation (RTNDF) and 10 local television stations in separate markets during the 2002 election season. The project was designed to explore how local broadcast news stations can best use the Internet
Men Still Hold Vast Majority of Board and Executive Positions within Entertainment, Telecommunication, Cable, Publishing and E- Companies Fewer than one in five board members of the largest communication companies are women, according to the second annual analysis of women in communication companies conducted by the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania.
The world of broadcasting and communications is changing rapidly. Television, film, music, radio and publishing companies are being absorbed into ever larger corporations, while telecommunications and e-companies are becoming a prime source for information and commerce all over the world. Yet, as these changes in technology and ownership heighten competition among broadcasting and telecommunications companies,
The 106th Congress was better than five of the last eight Congresses on four measures of civility – name calling, the use of the word lie, vulgarity and pejoratives for speech – according to a new study released by the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the third bipartisan House Retreat at the Greenbrier in White
Annenberg Public Policy Center Tracks over $509 Million in Reported Expenditures on Issue Advocacy Almost $248 million was spent on TV ads in the top 75 media markets after Super Tuesday, $85 million addressed health care issues. Download the report Issue Advertising in the 1999-2000 Election Cycle.
Only one in four of the network stories aired before the primaries and before the general election were issue-oriented, and the networks averaged a little over a minute per night per network in candidate-centered discourse. Researchers examined network television coverage of the political campaigns for the 30 days preceding the Super Tuesday primaries and the
As the talking heads, columnists, and political reporters begin to presuppose the biographical data and issue positions of the presidential contenders, an Annenberg Public Policy Center survey raises a caution. Biography matters; the public is still learning some of those details the elites take for granted.
While on certain issues people appreciate the distinctions between candidates, there are a number of areas in which the electorate has more to learn.