Even liberals and moderates who are more likely than conservatives to be suspicious of Fox News can be influenced by a misleading article on FoxNews.com about Arctic sea ice trends, researchers found. But "end-point” and ideological bias can be overcome by actively engaging the audience in evaluating well-presented scientific information.
Rendell Center co-founder Gov. Ed Rendell announced the 4th and 5th grade finalists in the Lenfest Citizenship Challenge essay contest, this year on whether to eliminate or keep the Electoral College.
Researchers from the Annenberg Public Policy Center will be presenting work this week at the National Communication Association 102nd Annual Convention in Philadelphia.
How do science communicators most effectively present research to multiple audiences interested in different aspects of it? Such questions provided the framework of the 2016 Annenberg Lecture delivered by Marcia McNutt, president of the National Academy of Sciences.
In 2014, 35,000 walruses crowded ashore on an Alaskan beach instead of resting on ice floes. In a newly published case study, researchers studied TV news coverage of the walrus "haul-out" and people's selective exposure to it.
Annenberg Public Policy Center Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was featured in a PBS documentary series on the most influential presidential campaigns of the last 50 years, including that of 2008 vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
In an issue brief, part of a new series, Annenberg Public Policy Center research director Dan Romer reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs.