The Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org Sun, 28 May 2017 18:35:11 +0000 en-US hourly 1 Scholars and Editors Propose Authorship Standards for Scientific Journals http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/scholars-and-editors-propose-authorship-standards-for-scientific-journals/ Wed, 24 May 2017 18:48:36 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59979 In a new report, a group of leading scientists, academics and editors of scientific journals call for greater transparency and uniformity in the way author contributions are presented in science studies.]]> Pope’s Encyclical Boosted His Credibility on Climate Change, Especially Among Liberals http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/popes-climate-message-boosted-his-credibility-especially-among-liberals/ Tue, 23 May 2017 14:51:56 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59953 Pope Francis’s 2015 encyclical on climate change, “Laudato si’,” sought to leverage the pontiff’s moral authority and draw attention to climate change as a global issue that disproportionately harms the poor. Advocates for climate change mitigation had hoped that that urgent message, coming from the leader of a socially conservative religious institution, would raise concern]]> APPC Researchers Present Work at 2017 ICA Conference http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/appc-researchers-present-at-2017-ica-conference/ Mon, 22 May 2017 20:57:26 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59934 Researchers from the Annenberg Public Policy Center will present their work this week and next at the 67th Annual Conference of the ICA in San Diego.]]> Conference Examines New Research on the Role of Attitudes http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/conference-examines-new-research-on-the-role-of-attitudes/ Fri, 19 May 2017 20:06:55 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59899 An international contingent of scholars gathered for a two-day conference this week at APPC on the role of attitudes, for the forthcoming second edition of The Handbook of Attitudes.]]> Pictorial Warning Labels Deter Smoking a Month After Last Exposure http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/cigarette-warnings-with-emotional-images-deter-smoking-a-month-after-exposure/ Fri, 12 May 2017 15:57:59 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59876 A new study finds that pictorial warnings on cigarette packs can help to curb smoking levels at least 30 days after smokers had daily exposure to them.]]> What Viewers Learned From the 2016 General Election Presidential Debates http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/what-viewers-learned-from-the-2016-general-election-presidential-debates/ Wed, 10 May 2017 15:03:55 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59832 What did viewers of the 2016 general election presidential debates learn about the candidates? A new APPC study analyzes debate learning and the effect of post-debate TV coverage.]]> Annenberg Classroom Documentary “Freedom of the Press” Wins Award http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/annenberg-classroom-documentary-freedom-of-the-press-wins-awards/ Thu, 04 May 2017 19:22:58 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59780 The Annenberg Classroom documentary on the First Amendment, “Freedom of the Press: New York Times v. United States," has been honored in the Best Shorts Competition.]]> Kathleen Hall Jamieson on ‘JFK and the Press’ http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/kathleen-hall-jamieson-on-jfk-and-the-press/ Wed, 03 May 2017 20:39:45 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59750 In "JFK: A Vision for America," a compendium of John F. Kennedy's speeches, Kathleen Hall Jamieson has an essay on how Kennedy used live TV press conferences to explain policy and govern.]]> The 2017 Cronkite Awards and the State of the News Media http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/the-2017-cronkite-awards-and-the-state-of-the-news-media/ Tue, 02 May 2017 04:00:01 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59692 The Cronkite Awards honoring excellence in TV political journalism were presented at the National Press Club, including the Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking Political Messages, named for the founding director of FactCheck.org. ]]> ‘Whoppers’ and Promises: FactCheck.org Reviews Trump’s 100 Days http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/whoppers-and-promises-factcheck-org-reviews-trumps-first-100-days/ Sat, 29 Apr 2017 13:13:12 +0000 http://www.annenbergpublicpolicycenter.org/?p=59581 FactCheck.org has examined President Trump’s first 100 days and, in separate stories, recaps Trump’s misleading and false statements, and delivers a scorecard on the 28 promises in his “100-day action plan to Make America Great Again.” In 100 Days of Whoppers, the nonpartisan fact-checking site presents a chronological, day-to-day list of Trump’s misstatements, questionable claims,]]>