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: 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 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."
The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org has been nominated for a 2021 Webby Award in the category Websites and Mobile Sites: News & Politics.
In the April issue of Scientific American, scholar Kathleen Hall Jamieson explains how everyone can debunk misinformation about COVID, vaccines and masks.
FactCheck.org and Univision Noticias have received funding from the Google News Initiative to produce fact checks about COVID-19 immunization misinformation as short bilingual video explainers.
At a virtual celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 315th birthday, APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was honored with the 2021 Franklin Founder Award.
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.
Distinguished fellow Susan Ness, co-chair of the Transatlantic Working Group, wrote in Slate that European and American governments should work in tandem on digital platform regulation.
In a new report, the Transatlantic High Level Working Group on Content Moderation Online and Freedom of Expression urges adoption of a flexible regulatory framework with greater transparency and accountability to curb online hate speech, violent extremism, and viral deception.