In Democracy Amid Crises: Polarization, Pandemic, Protests, and Persuasion, a team of scholars assembled by APPC provide a data-rich analysis of the impact of four interlocking crises on the 2020 election and its aftermath.
The Whoppers of ’22: FactCheck.org Reviews the Year’s Worst Political and Viral Deceptions
FactCheck.org has released its list of the Whoppers of '22, its annual review of the year's worst political and viral deceptions. Political appeals to fear were as popular as ever -- and Covid-19 misinformation continued to be a huge problem online.
Nobel Peace Prize Winner Maria Ressa Delivers Annenberg Lecture on ‘Facts, Truth, Trust’
Delivering the Annenberg Lecture, Nobel Peace Prize winner Maria Ressa discussed being the target of online attacks and what it will take to ensure that truth prevails.
‘Creating Conspiracy Beliefs’ Explores Fear, Anxiety, Media, Social Interactions
"Creating Conspiracy Beliefs: How Our Thoughts Are Shaped" (Cambridge University Press), by researchers at the University of Pennsylvania and Western Illinois University, investigates influences on conspiracy beliefs.
FactCheck.org Honored with 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award
FactCheck.org has been honored with a 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award for fact-checking from the Society of Professional Journalists for the article "Trump on the Stump."
FactCheck.org’s ‘Whoppers of 2020’ Finds Trump Again in a Class of His Own
FactCheck.org has released its "whoppers of 2020" on the year's political fabrications. Once again, President Trump tops the list though President-elect Biden is on it, too.
Commentary Series Launched by 2020 Election Integrity Project
APPC, CERL, and CNAS released "There's Still Time to Protect American Democracy Against Threats to the 2020 Election," the first in a weekly series of commentaries.
APPC Works With CNAS and Penn Law’s CERL to Protect Election Integrity
APPC will collaborate with the Center for a New American Security and Penn Law’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law on a project to protect the integrity of the 2020 election.