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Andrew Rosenthal December 2021 Staff Reflections

I am honored to be able to write the final media brief for The Energy Rights Project. If I may be excused for a little self indulgence, this reflection will reflect upon my experience with Media Briefs as a whole and my time writing them. I feel like we never truly pinned down an audience...Read more

Authors Reflections: October 2021 Media Brief

It feels like every media brief I write is longer than the last and this one is no exception. For the last media brief I wrote, the June 2021 Media Brief, I struggled to find three themes that neatly encapsulated the articles. Fortunately, this was not an issue with this one, which...Read more

Calling the Seven Major Pennsylvania Electric Companies' Act 129 Representitive

I left a voicemail for PECO's PPL's, and Kent Hatt of First Energy. The representative for Duqesnse's phone would not ring and Ed Miller's mailbox was full. As of April 19th, I have yet to hear back from any of them.Read more

Utility Company Calling Script

Hi, my name is ________________. I’m a researcher with Drexel University in Philadelphia. I’m conducting a survey of utility company responses to the COVID-19 pandemic. I’m calling to see if there is someone in your company that could answer a...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

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

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

Calling the Seven Major Pennsylvania Electric Companies' About COVID -19 Response

Calls:

On April 9th, I called PECO's customer service line to ask a few questions pertaining to their response to COVID-19. After calling, I was told that nobody in the office could help me, but they gave me an email address. After sending an email with my questions...Read more

Andrew Rosenthal December 2021 Staff Reflections

I am honored to be able to write the final media brief for The Energy Rights Project. If I may be excused for a little self indulgence, this reflection will reflect upon my experience with Media Briefs as a whole and my time writing them. I feel like we never truly pinned down an audience...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

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