The 2017 Constitutional Scholars Institute, organized by the Rendell Center for Civics & Civic Engagement, brought together dozens of elementary through high school teachers to study the workings and evolution of the Supreme Court.
How can the public’s confidence in science be strengthened? A new study finding that public confidence in science spiked following coverage of the Zika vaccine trial in 2016 suggests a way to improve trust in science on a more sustained basis.
Oxford University Press has published the hardcover edition of The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication, co-edited by Kathleen Hall Jamieson. The volume is an indispensable overview and a definitive guide to research in the field.
The House of Representatives passed the first-ever reauthorization bill for the Department of Homeland Security, a key recommendation of the Sunnylands-Aspen Institute Task Force on congressional oversight of DHS.
An experimental study of the effect of humor and video in fact-checking finds that both funny and non-humorous videos were more interesting and understandable than a comparable textual fact-checking story.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson moderated panels on civics and fake news at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, and kicked off a seminar series in Steamboat Springs, Colo., with a keynote on fake news.