Four in 10 Americans and 7 in 10 heavy users of conservative media say they'd take ivermectin if exposed to someone with Covid-19, a new Annenberg survey finds.
Last updated October 18, 2021. This page will be updated as our understanding of COVID-19 increases. On March 11, 2020, the World Health Organization (WHO) declared COVID-19 a pandemic. Since then, millions of people have been infected or died of the virus. At the same time, there has been a pandemic of misinformation and false
TV gun violence in popular prime-time broadcast dramas has increased steadily over almost two decades, paralleling trends in U.S. homicide deaths attributable to firearms, APPC research found.
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.
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."