The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania performs research in the fields of political communication, information and society, media and the developing child, health communication and adolescent risk. Click here for more.
Students from 47 states gathered on Constitution Day in Washington, D.C., with their teachers, for the launch of the Civics Renewal Network. Click here for more.
How do you know when a campaign ad is telling the truth? Cut through the spin with FactCheck.org.Click here for more.
Artists (left-to-right, top-to-bottom): Ryan Speedo Green (credit: Dario Acosta Photography), Molly Bernard (David Noles), Sarah Sokolovic (Laura Rose), Mia Rosenthal, Calvin Royal III (Jade Young), Tessa Lark (Elan Asch), and Francesca dePasquale (Alexandra DeFurio).
The APPC building contains private offices, conference rooms, broadcast facilities, and a multi-purpose Agora for lectures, presentations, and receptions. Click here for building factsheet (PDF).
The Student Voices Project encourages the civic engagement of young people by bringing the study of local government, policy issues, and political campaigns into the classroom. Click here for more.
Peggy Charren, a major force in improving children’s television — and a grassroots activist whose work was honored with the Presidential Medal of Freedom as well as the inaugural Annenberg Public Policy Center award for distinguished lifetime contribution to children’s television — died Jan. 22 at her home outside Boston.
Since President Obama’s State of the Union address on Tuesday, FactCheck.org’s posts checking claims in the speech and the GOP responses have been republished on sites across the web and shared thousands of times on social media.
Pollster Peter Hart conducted a focus group with a dozen voters in Aurora, Col., on Jan. 8 for the Annenberg Public Policy Center. Hart, director of APPC’s “Voices of the Voters,” convened the group just as a new, Republican-controlled Congress takes office and as candidates start emerging for the 2016 election.