About the Policy Center

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.

Civics Renewal Network

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.

The documentary “Homeland Confusion” examines the need for Congress to exercise clearer oversight of homeland security.

The Leonore Annenberg Funds announce 2014 awards

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).

About the APPC Building

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).

Student Voices

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.


FactCheck.org introduces “SciCheck” to focus on scientific claims

Children’s TV pioneer Peggy Charren, an APPC honoree, dies at 86

FactCheck.org gets high marks for State of the Union coverage

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