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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
From Independent Contractors to an Independent Union:
Building Solidarity Through Rideshare Drivers United’s Digital Organizing Strategy
Organizing the Essential Work of Care: The Pandemic Through the Eyes of Healthcare Workers
Second Intallment of Working through the Crisis: A New Townhall Series
June 2, 2020 | 5:00 pm EST
This exciting Zoom event will feature healthcare workers and organizers from the across the country, including National Nurses United (NNU), The Chicago Teachers Union (CTU), The Professional Association of Staff Nurses and Allied Health Professionals (PASNAP), AFT- LOCAL 5121 and Committee of Residents and Interns (CIR)…
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...
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