FactCheck.org has released its list of the Whoppers of '22, its annual review of the year's worst political and viral deceptions. Political appeals to fear were as popular as ever -- and Covid-19 misinformation continued to be a huge problem online.
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The Annenberg Public Policy Center has received support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand a new model for blunting the impact of deceptive claims about health.
An article in Social Education by APPC's Andrea Reidell describes the struggle of Robert Purvis, a free Black man living in Philadelphia before the Civil War, to obtain a passport.
The Civics Renewal Network welcomed back thousands of K-12 teachers to the first in-person National Council for the Social Studies Conference since 2019, held in Philadelphia.
The Roper Center at Cornell University honored Kathleen Hall Jamieson with the 2022 Warren J. Mitofsky Award for her contributions to the field of survey research.
Penn climate scientist Michael Mann and APPC's Shawn Patterson, Jr., draw on survey research to explore the impacts of non-violent, disruptive protests on public perceptions of climate change.
Delivering the Annenberg Lecture, Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa discussed being the target of online attacks and what it will take to ensure that truth prevails.
Penn's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law has published a report by over 30 national security experts on how to close the Guantánamo Bay detention facility.
The Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics awarded four adult civics education grants to organizations in the Civics Renewal Network and partnered on a guide to civics for adults.
Street Law released a free curriculum for middle and high schools on the rule of law, created with the support of APPC's 2021 Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics Award.
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson took part in an American Bar Association Annual Meeting panel on the future health of democracy in America and around the world.