Departmental Papers (ASC)

 

The Annenberg School stands at the forefront of basic and applied empirical research on the institutions, processes, nature, and consequences of communication. This research is based on theories, methods, and knowledge emerging from our own discipline as well those adapted from cognate disciplines in the humanities, social sciences and sciences. Many Annenberg faculty members are jointly appointed or hold secondary faculty positions in other schools and departments at Penn. Annenberg faculty and students regularly collaborate with each other and with faculty, researchers, and students from Penn’s other distinguished schools and centers.

The result of this inter- and intra-disciplinary research network is a faculty and student body with the theoretical, methodological and substantive breadth, depth, and agility to produce cutting-edge research on the most pressing communication-centered issues of the twenty-first century.

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Papers from 2000

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Gen.com: Youth, Civic Engagement, and the New Information Environment, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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Review of Michael Schudson, The Good Citizen: A History of American Civic Life, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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What Should Be Learned Through Service Learning?, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter

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The U.S. Presidential Campaigns of 1908 and 1912: The Reshaping of American Political Communication, Kathleen Hall Jamieson

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Media Multiplication and Social Segmentation, Elihu Katz

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Transnational Television and Asymmetrical Interdependence in the Arab World: The Growing Influence of the Lebanese Satellite Broadcasters, Marwan M. Kraidy

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Ecological Narratives: Reclaiming the Voice of Theorized Others, Klaus Krippendorff

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On the Otherness That Theory Creates, Klaus Krippendorff

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Propositions of Human-Centeredness; A Philosophy for Design, Klaus Krippendorff

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The Concept of Self-Regulation and the Internet, Monroe E. Price and Stefaan Verhulst

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Segmenting, Signalling and Tailoring: Probing the Dark Side of Target Marketing, Joseph Turow

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Domestic ‘Zealotry’ and Press Discourse: Kevorkian’s Euthanasia Incident, Joseph Turow, Arthur L. Caplan, and John S. Bracken

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The Internet and the Family: The View From Parents, the View From Kids, Joseph Turow and Lilach Nir

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Unchained Reaction: The Collapse of Media Gatekeeping and the Clinton–Lewinsky Scandal, Bruce A. Williams and Michael X. Delli Carpini

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Bridging the Spheres: Political and Personal Conversation in Public and Private Spaces, Robert O. Wyatt, Elihu Katz, and Joohan Kim

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Afterthoughts: So Where Are We to Turn in the Study of Journalism, Barbie Zelizer

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Introduction to What Is Journalism Studies? (Symposium Editor), Barbie Zelizer

Papers from 1999

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In Search of the Information Citizen: What Americans Know About Politics and Why It Matters, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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The Enthymeme Gap in the 1996 Presidential Campaign, Kathleen Hall Jamieson, Erika Falk, and Susan Sherr

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Theorizing Diffusion: Tarde and Sorokin Revisited, Elihu Katz

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Two Virtual Debates Between Lazarsfeld and McLuhan on Radio, Elihu Katz

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State Control of Television News in 1990s Lebanon, Marwan M. Kraidy

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Beyond Coherence, Klaus Krippendorff

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De la Construction des Gens Dans L'Enquête Sociale, Klaus Krippendorff

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When Old Technologies Were New: Implementing the Future, Carolyn Marvin

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The Totem Myth: Sacrifice and Transformation, Carolyn Marvin and David W. Ingle

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Public Broadcasting and the Crisis of Corporate Governance, Monroe Price

Review of History and Memory After Auschwitz, Barbie Zelizer

Papers from 1998

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Race and Community Revitalization: Communication Theory and Practice, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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Broadcasting Holidays, Elihu Katz

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McLuhan: Where Did He Come From, Where Did He Disappear?, Ruth Katz and Elihu Katz

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Broadcasting Regulation and Civil Society in Postwar Lebanon, Marwan M. Kraidy

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A Field for Growing Doctorates in Design?, Klaus Krippendorff

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Design Discourse: A Way to Redesign Design, Klaus Krippendorff

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Ecological Narratives; Reclaiming the Voice of Theorized Others, Klaus Krippendorff

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Stakeholder Theory, Klaus Krippendorff

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Wenn ich einen Stuhl sehe - sehe ich dann wirklich nur ein Zeichen? / When I See a Chair - Must I See a Sign of It?, Klaus Krippendorff

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Women's Perception of Group Support and Adaptation to Breast Cancer, Klaus Krippendorff

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Resuscitating a Collaboration With Melville Nimmer: Moral Rights and Beyond, Monroe Price

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Covering Atrocity in Image, Barbie Zelizer

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The Failed Adoption of Journalism Study, Barbie Zelizer

Papers from 1997

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Design in the Age of Information: A Report to the National Science Foundation (NSF), Daniel Boyarski, Reinhart Butter, Klaus Krippendorff, Richard Solomon, James Tomlinson, and Walter Wiebe

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Behavioral and Judged Coordination in Adult Informal Social Interactions: Vocal and Kinesic Indicators, Joseph N. Cappella

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Review of Norman H. Nie, Jane Junn, Kenneth Stehlik-Barry, Education and Democratic Citizenship in America, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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20 Years of Television in Israel: Are There Long-Run Effects on Values, Social Connectedness, and Cultural Practices?, Elihu Katz

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Behavioral and Phenomenological Judaism, Elihu Katz

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A Trajectory of Artificiality and New Principles of Design for the Information Age, Klaus Krippendorff

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Human-Centeredness: A Paradigm Shift Invoked by the Emerging Cyberspaces, Klaus Krippendorff

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Principales Metáforas de la Comunicación y Algunas Reflexiones Constructivistas Acerca de Su Utilización, Klaus Krippendorff

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Mechanisms of Momentum: Does Thinking Make It So?, Diana C. Mutz

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To Have and to Be: Sex, Gender, and the Paradox of Change, Katherine Sender

Papers from 1996

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Voters, Candidates, and Campaigns in the New Information Age, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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Bridging the Disciplinary Divide, Kathleen Hall Jamieson and Joseph N. Cappella

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Arguing in Support of the Proposition: Resolved that "Knowledge About Communication Can Only Be Known by the Knower", Klaus Krippendorff

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A Second-Order Cybernetics of Otherness, Klaus Krippendorff

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Review of The Construction of Social Reality, by John R. Searle, Klaus Krippendorff

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Staging Peace: Televised Ceremonies of Reconciliation, Tamar Liebes and Elihu Katz

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Ownership in Russia, Monroe Price and Peter Krug

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United States (2), Monroe Price and Jonathan Weinberg

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Television Entertainment and the US Health-Care Debate, Joseph Turow

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Call-In Political Talk Radio: Background, Content, Audiences, Portrayal in Mainstream Media, Joseph Turow, Joseph N. Cappella, and Kathleen Hall Jamieson

Papers from 1995

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Redesigning Design; An Invitation to a Responsible Future, Klaus Krippendorff

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Undoing Power, Klaus Krippendorff

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Effects of Horse-Race Coverage on Campaign Coffers: Strategic Contributing in Presidential Primaries, Diana C. Mutz

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A Tyranny of lmages, Monroe Price

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Free Expression and Digital Dreams: The Open and Closed Terrain of Speech, Monroe Price

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Law, Force, and the Russia Media, Monroe Price

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Free Expression and Digital Dreams: The Open and Closed Terrain of Speech, Monroe E. Price

Papers from 1994

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The Making of a Consensual Majority: Political Discourse and Electoral Politics in the 1980's, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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Effects of the News Media Environment on Citizen Knowledge of State Politics and Government, Michael X. Delli Carpini, Scott Keeter, and J. David Kennamer

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The Method Is the Message: Focus Groups as a Method of Social, Psychological, and Political Inquiry, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Bruce Williams

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Fictional and Non Fictional Television Celebrates Earth Day: Or, Politics Is Comedy Plus Pretense, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Bruce A. Williams

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A Recursive Theory of Communication, Klaus Krippendorff

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Contextualizing Personal Experience: The Role of Mass Media, Diana C. Mutz

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The Market for Loyalties and a Global Communications Commission, Monroe E. Price

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Saving Public Television: The Remand of Turner Broadcasting and the Future of Cable Regulation, Monroe E. Price and Donald W. Hawthorne

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Hidden Conflicts and Journalistic Norms: The Case of Self-Coverage, Joseph Turow

Papers from 1993

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Arab and Jewish Attitude: Toward a Palestinian State, Majid Al-Haj, Elihu Katz, and Samuel Shye

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Radio's Political Past, Michael X. Delli Carpini

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"Consumer Journalism" in the Electronic Age: Instant Reaction to the "People's" Presidential Debate, Michael X. Delli Carpini, Robert D. Holsworth, and Scott Keeter

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Measuring Political Knowledge: Putting First Things First, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter

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The Year of the Woman? Candidates, Votes and the 1992 Elections, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Bruce A. Williams

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Discourse and the Democratic Ideal, Kathleen Hall Jamieson

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Conversation or Intellectual lmperialism In Comparing Communication Theories, Klaus Krippendorff

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Major Metaphors of Communication and Some Constructivist Reflections on Their Use, Klaus Krippendorff

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Schritte zu einer konstruktivistischen Erkenntnistheorie der Massenkommunikation, Klaus Krippendorff

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Two Paths in Search of (the) Meaning (of Things), Klaus Krippendorff

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Where Meanings Escape Functions, Klaus Krippendorff

Review of The Cold War as Rhetoric: The Beginnings, 1945-1950, Barbie Zelizer

Papers from 1992

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An Analysis of Information Items on the 1990 and 1991 NES Surveys, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter

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The Gender Gap in Political Knowledge, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter

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On Commuting Between Television Fiction and Real Life, Elihu Katz, Tamar Liebes, and Lili Berko

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Recent Developments in Reliability Analysis, Klaus Krippendorff

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Some Principles of Information Storage and Retrieval in Society, Klaus Krippendorff

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Transcending Semiotics: Toward Understanding Design for Understanding, Klaus Krippendorff

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Conclusion: On the Establishment of Journalistic Authority, Barbie Zelizer

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The Authority of the Profession: Recollecting Through History, Barbie Zelizer

Papers from 1991

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The Biological Origins of Automated Patterns of Human Interaction, Joseph N. Cappella

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Stability and Change in the U.S. Public's Knowledge of Politics, Michael X. Delli Carpini and Scott Keeter

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Das Ende der Journalismus: Reflexionen zum Kriegsschauplatz Femsehen, Elihu Katz