Annenberg Public Policy Center Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was featured in a PBS documentary series on the most influential presidential campaigns of the last 50 years, including that of 2008 vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
Just before the Iowa caucuses, Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke with host Tom Ashbrook on WBUR's "On Point" about the effectiveness of debates, the role of moderators and the media, and suggestions for reform.
Dan Romer wrote in The Hill that guns, like cars, are a major cause of deaths and injuries in the United States, especially for young people. Yet we know so much about motor-vehicle deaths than guns deaths - because we study them.
A new bipartisan Annenberg Public Policy Center report that proposes a serious overhaul of the 2016 general-election presidential debates to improve their quality, reach and relevance in the age of social media and an increasingly diverse electorate has drawn widespread media coverage.
"Media and the Well-Being of Children and Adolescents," edited by Amy B. Jordan and Dan Romer, was called a "scientifically rigorous and timely volume on youth media use" in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly.
The Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement celebrated its relocation to the Annenberg Public Policy Center on May 4, in events that showcased their joint interest in civic education and judicial independence. The Rendell Center also sponsored a youth mayoral forum where 4th and 5th graders could question Philadelphia's mayoral candidates.
Since President Obama's State of the Union address on Tuesday, FactCheck.org’s posts checking claims in the speech and the GOP responses have been republished on sites across the web and shared thousands of times on social media.
On Sept. 17, 2014, 47 students and their teachers gathered in Washington, D.C. as part of a coast-to-coast celebration to commemorate Constitution Day.
Ten years ago, the 9/11 Commission urged Congress to overhaul its supervision of the Department of Homeland Security in the name of national security. At the time, Homeland Security answered to 88 Congressional committees and subcommittees. The issue was spotlighted in an ad in the New York Times.
Research examining the effects of adolescent exposure to sexual content on television conducted by APPC scholars Jeffrey A. Gottfried, Ph.D., Sarah Vaala, Ph.D., Amy Bleakley, Ph.D., Michael Hennessy, Ph.D., and Amy Jordan, Ph.D., has been published in the journal Communication Research (February 2013). Article abstract: Using the Integrated Model of Behavioral Prediction, this study examines