Photographer and filmmaker Richard Mosse, a 2008 Leonore Annenberg Arts Fellow, has been named one of Foreign Policy magazine’s “Leading Global Thinkers” of 2013. Mosse is featured for his innovative photographic vision among some of the world’s most influential people, including German Chancellor Angela Merkel, Secretary of State John Kerry, Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg, and Pope Francis.
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.
Annenberg Classroom’s documentary “Search and Seizure: Mapp v. Ohio” has been chosen for a Chris Statuette award, to be presented in November at the 61st annual awards ceremony of the Columbus International Film + Video Festival. The 25-minute film, produced by The Documentary Group, explores the landmark Fourth Amendment case in which the U.S. Supreme
Two FlackCheck.org videos about an imagined 1864 campaign against Abraham Lincoln using today’s technology and methods are the recipients of 2013 Bronze Telly awards: Steamboat Veterans for Truth and Battle Hymn. The Telly Awards honor excellence in film and video productions, online video content, and local, regional, & cable TV commercials and programs. The
FactCheck.org is the 2013 Webby People’s Voice Winner in the politics category. This year’s win marks the sixth time that votes from the online community have made FactCheck the recipient of a Webby Award, which honors excellence on the Internet.
Once again, FactCheck.org has been awarded the Webby for best politics website by the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences. The announcement was made May 1. This makes FactCheck.org a four-time winner of the prestigious Webby Award. The awards are recognized as the “Oscars of the Internet.” Read more (http://factcheck.org/2012/05/two-more-webbys-for-factcheck/)
Annenberg Classroom (www.AnnenbergClassroom.org), a civics education resource for high school social studies teachers and students offered by APPC’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics, has been named a 2011 Clarion Award winner in the online media category. The Annenberg Classroom website houses APPC’s award-winning, comprehensive multimedia curriculum on the Constitution – which includes videos, books, interactive
National Annenberg Election Survey scholars Kate Kenski, Ph.D., Bruce Hardy, Ph.D., and Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Ph.D., have won the 2011 International Communication Association Outstanding Book Award for their book The Obama Victory: How Media, Money, and Message Shaped the 2008 Election (Oxford 2010). The award honors a book published in the previous two calendar years
Three films produced by APPC’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics in partnership with the Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands as part of an ongoing initiative to educate the nation’s youth about the Constitution have been recognized for their excellence. “A Call to Act: Ledbetter v. Goodyear Tire & Rubber Company,” a documentary on Lilly Ledbetter,