The future of
media, work, and democracy
Who We Are
The Media, Inequality and Change Center (MIC) is a collaboration between the University of Pennsylvania’s Annenberg School and Rutgers University’s School of Communication and Information. The Center explores the intersections between media, democracy, technology, policy, and social justice. MIC produces engaged research and analysis while collaborating with community leaders to help support activist initiatives and policy interventions.
The View From Journalism’s Post-Crisis Generation:
Navigating Precarity and Opportunity in Philadelphia and Cincinnati
Black Media-Makers and the Fierce Urgency of Now
December 4, 2020 | 10:00 am-3:30 pm EST
The Black Lives Matter movement, the stark inequalities of the COVID-19 pandemic, and the ongoing racial resentment of the Trump Era made 2020 a uniquely challenging and uniquely fruitful year for Black media-makers…
The Media, Inequality & Change (MIC) Center — a joint project of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania and the School of Communication and Information (SC&I) at Rutgers University — announced today that Sarah J. Jackson has...
Communication is a diverse discipline, but one that consistently deals with some of the most current and relevant topics we face. Annenberg School for Communication researchers study everything from the ongoing crisis in journalism, to how gig workers use apps to make...
With increasing public attention focused on threats to the integrity of our news and communication systems, it is vital that we take stock of Philadelphia’s media ecosystem, assess its strengths and weaknesses, and imagine how we can reinvent journalism for a stronger...