In a new three-part series, FactCheck.org examines Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s false and misleading claims about vaccines, autism, Covid-19 and other health topics.
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Annenberg Public Policy Center Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussed civics education and bridging political divides on C-SPAN's "Washington Journal."
A Penn team led by Professor Dolores Albarracín received a National Institutes of Health grant to identify ways to increase vaccination rates, focusing on a future HIV vaccine.
Chris Ingalls and KING 5 News in Seattle received the Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking for a series of TV reports on efforts to undermine trust in elections.
New survey-based research finds that adults who embraced a conspiratorial mindset in 2021 were more resistant to vaccinating a child against Covid-19 the following year.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke about reducing public susceptibility to misinformation in science. One way would be to rename the VAERS vaccine-safety reporting system.
In new reports, an American Academy of Arts & Sciences group co-chaired by APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson sets out 12 principles of effective climate change communication.
"If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder," a guide for parents developed by the Adolescent Mental Health Initiative, is now available here as a free PDF download.
A new study co-authored by Dolores Albarracín finds that redirecting an individual’s attention away from misinformation and toward other beliefs can be as effective as debunking it.
FactCheck.org has won the People's Voice Award for News & Politics websites and mobile sites at the 2023 Webby Awards. This is FactCheck.org's 11th People's Voice honor and 21st Webby.
The Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking, presented with the Cronkite Awards, honors reports on a misinformation campaign that aimed to undermine trust in elections.