Presidential Politics: Media Messages about Age, Race and Gender

Speaker: Kathleen Hall Jamieson
Director, The Annenberg Public Policy Center

Kathleen Hall Jamieson is the Elizabeth Ware Packard Professor of Communication at the Annenberg School for Communication and Walter and Leonore Annenberg Director of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania. Dr. Jamieson is a Fellow of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences and a member of the American Philosophical Society. She is the author, co‑author or editor of fifteen books including: Presidents Creating the Presidency (University of Chicago Press, 2008), Echo Chamber: Rush Limbaugh and the Conservative Media Establishment (Oxford, 2008) and unSpun: Finding Facts in a World of Disinformation (Random House, 2007). During the 2004 general election, Jamieson regularly appeared on NOW with Bill Moyers and The Newshour and throughout the 2008 campaign appeared regularly on Bill Moyers Journal. Jamieson has won university-wide teaching awards at each of the three universities at which she has taught.