Media Brief

March 2021 Media Brief Reflections

My articles for the March Media Brief focus on Comcast’s investments in Philadelphia, Net Neutrality, and Philadelphia’s vaccine rollout. All three articles were chosen because they deal with internet infrastructure in Pennsylvania in...Read more

March Staff Picks - Morgan Sarao

The artifacts that I chose throughout March discuss policy relating to crisis and crisis recovery on the federal level and in Philadelphia. The artifacts regarding federal policy were chosen after sifting through articles that resulted from google searches using the key words “LIHEAP” “...Read more

March Media Brief - Editors Reflection

This was my second media brief, my first being from almost over a year ago. Courtesy of James, I have come to understand the depths of the Texas blackout and the extent to which it will...Read more

Philly’s next crop of city buildings will be greener under bill passed by Philly Council


A new bill, passed by the Philadelphia City Council will set requirements for new construction projects including on-site renewable energy, optimized energy performance, and sustainable materials. According to the article, "Many new city buildings...Read more

September Staff Picks - Andrew

My articles were found on Google News by using numerous keywords such as “Philadelphia Internet”, “Climate Change Philadelphia”, “Philadelphia Energy”, and “Philadelphia COVID.” My first article discusses Comcast expanding their...Read more

Andrew Rosenthal July 2021 Media Brief Reflections

My artifacts for this month were collected using Google News and both focus on Philadelphia. The first article was found after finding out about RGGI, a regional cap and trade program that Pennsylvania is in the process of entering. If Philadelphia were to enter, they would be the first...Read more

June 2021 Media Brief - Editor's Reflections

This month’s media brief had the most amount of articles out of the three media briefs I have worked with. It was the longest media brief I have written, but I was still only able to briefly discuss the articles with some light, one to two sentence analysis. The policy inadequacies...Read more

Andrew Rosenthal November 2021 Staff Picks

Two of my articles talk about internet infrastructure in Philadelphia, with the remaining article discussing chemical contaminants in the water. The first two were found by simply searching Philadelphia Internet on Google, while the last one was found after watching a John Oliver...Read more

MS December 2021 Media Brief Staff Picks

The artifacts that I contributed to the December 2021 media brief were found through weekly google news searches using the following keywords: ““Philadelphia energy”, “energy assistance ``''Philadelphia climate change”. I searched for “Philadelphia energy” and “Philadelphia Climate change...Read more

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