The phrase, “a picture is worth a thousand words” only begins to capture the importance of the visual in communication. Visual communication has been a key area of research at Annenberg since the school first opened in 1959. Today, this area of research explores the history, construction, use, and influence of images and other visual cues as a form of communication.
Visual Communication News
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This roundtable explored how Kim Kardashian West extracts from Black women. In so doing, the panelists situated the Kardashian enterprise in a long U...
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A new Annenberg course centered around HBO offered undergrads hands-on exposure to media production and a chance to hone their analytical skills...
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The Center for Media at Risk of the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania held a virtual colloquium on April 15, 2020...
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Annenberg School for Communication Assistant Professor Jessa Lingel extends the concept of “dazzle camouflage” – the practice of painting World War I...
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The Annenberg School welcomed back Caty Borum Chattoo (MAC '98) for her lecture, "The Role of Documentary & Entertainment Storytelling for Social...