The policy center's spring 2023 ASAPH report finds that women of childbearing age are more likely than other adults to doubt the safety of vaccination against Covid-19 and flu during pregnancy.
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Climate Change Communication Principles Issued by American Academy Group
In new reports, an American Academy of Arts & Sciences group co-chaired by APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson sets out 12 principles of effective climate change communication.
‘If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder’ Available as Free Download
"If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder," a guide for parents developed by the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative, is now available here as a free PDF download.
Instead of Refuting Misinformation Head-On, Try ‘Bypassing’ It
A new study co-authored by Dolores Albarracín finds that redirecting an individual’s attention away from misinformation and toward other beliefs can be as effective as debunking it.
FactCheck.org Wins ‘People’s Voice Award’ Webby in News & Politics
FactCheck.org has won the People's Voice Award for News & Politics websites and mobile sites at the 2023 Webby Awards. This is FactCheck.org's 11th People's Voice honor and 21st Webby.
Seattle’s KING 5 News Wins Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking
The Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking, presented with the Cronkite Awards, honors reports on a misinformation campaign that aimed to undermine trust in elections.
FactCheck.org Nominated for 2023 Webby Award in News & Politics Sites
FactCheck.org, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center, has been nominated for a 2023 Webby Award in the mobile and website category News & Politics.
Matt Levendusky on ‘Our Common Bonds’ and Bridging Our Differences
In a Q&A, Penn political scientist Matt Levendusky, head of APPC's Institutions of Democracy, discusses his book "Our Common Bonds" and reducing partisan animosity.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson Elected to AAAS Board of Directors
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been elected to a four-year term on the board of directors of the American Association for the Advancement of Science (AAAS).
Some Covid Statistics More Effective Than Others at Changing Behavioral Decisions
A new study from Dolores Albarracín and Haesung Annie Jung finds that some Covid-19 statistics are more effective than others at encouraging people to change their behavior.
Educators Chosen to Write Lesson Plans for Annenberg Classroom Film ‘Juneteenth’
Three educators have been named to develop middle and high school lesson plans for Annenberg Classroom's film "Juneteenth," which debuts online this month.