Retro Report, an independent, nonprofit news organization, has won the 2023 Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics Award from the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania
How to Protect the Integrity of Survey Research: 12 Recommendations
A group of experts including APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson offers a dozen recommendations on how to improve the accuracy and trustworthiness of survey research.
APPC Receives Support to Expand Model to Combat Deceptive Claims About Health
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.
‘Democracy Amid Crises’: How Polarization, Pandemic, Protests, and Persuasion Shaped the 2020 Election
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.
Over Half of Americans Disapprove of Supreme Court as Trust Plummets
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.
13 Recommendations to Close the Guantánamo Bay Detention Facility
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’ 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."