FlackCheck.org will use parody and humor to debunk false political advertising

This week the Annenberg Public Policy Center previewed a new project – www.FlackCheck.org– a companion site to its award-winning FactCheck.org that will use parody and humor to debunk false political advertising in the 2012 campaign.   FlackCheck.org Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke with ABC, MSNBC, The Washington Post, WHYY, and Minnesota Public Radio about the

Dr. Hannah Faye C. Chua delivers second APPC seminar on the neuroscience of communication

Dr. Hannah Faye C. Chua, Research Associate, School of Public Health, University of Michigan, delivered APPC’s second seminar on the neuroscience of communication, “Neural Mechanisms of Persuasive Communications and Behavior Change,” on Thursday, November 3, 2011. The seminar was held in APPC’s atrium before an audience of graduate students and scholars. Seminar abstract: Recent advances

LAIC Is New Home for the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools

The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics is pleased to announce that it is the new administrative home of the Campaign for the Civic Mission of Schools (www.civicmissionofschools.org), a coalition of over 70 national organizations and scholars dedicated to strengthening civic learning in America’s schools. The Campaign is co-chaired by Justice Sandra Day