The Annenberg Public Policy Center has received support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand a new model for blunting the impact of deceptive claims about health.
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.
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.
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.
Trust that the Supreme Court is operating in the best interests of the American people has plummeted amid growing perceptions of partisanship, according to APPC's survey.
On the 20th anniversary of the arrival of the first detainees at the U.S. prison in Cuba, Penn's Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law issued recommendations on how to close Guantánamo.
"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 Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking has been awarded to Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN for his work correcting misinformation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
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.