National Intelligence Director Delivers First Annual Leonore Annenberg Lecture at Penn

John D. Negroponte, Director of National Intelligence, delivered the inaugural Leonore Annenberg Lecture in Public Service and Global Understanding October 26 before an audience of nearly 200 people. The lecture was sponsored by the Trustees of the University of Pennsylvania, University President Amy Gutmann, the Annenberg School for Communication’s Institute for Public Service and the

The Hyperlinked Society Conference draws large audience

More than 175 bloggers, web entrepreneurs, researchers, designers, marketers and scholars gathered Friday at the Annenberg School for Communication to explore “The Hyperlinked Society.” Panel and audience members discussed everything from mapping the web and its users to economics and global access.

2004: The Post-Election Debriefing

Not long after the 2004 presidential election, the Annenberg Public Policy Center gathered Democratic and Republic strategists for a debriefing and questions from scholars and the media. Day One (December 3) featured presentations by the two presidential campaigns. Matthew Dowd, Mark McKinnon, Alex Castellanos, Elizabeth Cheney, Tucker Eskew and Nicolle Devenish represented the Bush-Cheney campaign.

Discussion Transcripts: Media Coverage of Terrorism

Since 9/11, three major pieces of legislation have passed that regulate the manner in which the federal government will control “Homeland Security Information.” These laws require that state and local governments as well as certain private corporations and public utilities adopt new controls over information. There is a great deal of confusion among the media

Reporting on Terrorism: Recommendations for the Media

In July of 2002, with funding from The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation, The Annenberg Public Policy Center partnered with the National Association of Newspaper Editors and the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation to conduct a day-long closed-door discussion with editors and producers of national and local print, broadcast, and news about the complexities of

Leave No Superintendent Behind

Urban School Improvement As Seen From the Trenches: Is the National Debate addressing the real issues? The panel discussion showcased some leading urban superintendents and their concerns about current proposals for education reform and their suggestions on where the national debate needs to go.