The holiday season usually has the lowest suicide rates, but news accounts persist in supporting the holiday-suicide myth. While the COVID-19 pandemic has increased risk factors associated with suicide, media should be careful not to make unfounded claims about suicide trends.
APPC stands by its reanalysis showing no clear effect on adolescent suicide from the first season of the Netflix series "13 Reasons Why."
The second edition of "If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder," part of a series overseen by the Annenberg Public Policy Center," has been published by Oxford University Press.
Belief in COVID-19 conspiracy theories predicts resistance to future COVID-19 vaccination and preventive behaviors such as mask-wearing, a new study by APPC researchers has found.
Election security and nuclear threat escalation were also among the challenges for CERL summer interns in the program for students interested in careers in national security.
People who relied on conservative or social media in the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak were more likely to be misinformed about how to prevent the virus and believe conspiracy theories about it, a study of media use and public knowledge has found.