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August 2006

Annenberg Studies of Smokers Cited in Recent Tobacco Ruling

Annenberg Public Policy Center research on the smoking habits and risk perceptions of young people was cited in a federal court decision last week that concluded that cigarette makers had engaged in a half-century conspiracy to deceive the public about the dangers of smoking. That deception has resulted in “an immeasurable amount of human suffering,”
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FactCheck.org Named by Time.com as “One of 25 Sites We Can’t Live Without”

FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan website devoted to reducing the level of confusion and deception in U.S. politics, yesterday was named by Time.com as one of “25 Sites We Can’t Live Without.” FactCheck, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, joins web heavies such as Google, Amazon, Ebay, ESPN, Wikipedia and
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