APPC visiting scholar David Zarefsky, an expert in rhetoric and oratory, is working on a book about President Lyndon Johnson's 1968 speech on the Vietnam War and his decision not to seek reelection.
In his first year as President, Donald Trump monopolized FactCheck.org's list of "Whoppers of 2017," using "his bully pulpit and Twitter account to fuel conspiracy theories, level unsubstantiated accusations and issue easily debunked boasts about his accomplishments."
Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussed news, fake news, and lies during a panel on "Reality and Truth in Contemporary Journalism" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson and postdoctoral fellow Doron Taussig argue in Political Science Quarterly that President Donald J. Trump has forged a unique rhetorical signature that disrupts the norms of politics and discourse.
Detailed debunking messages are more effective than just labeling something as wrong, and debunking is more effective when an audience is engaged in helping to correct a message, according to a meta-analysis in Psychological Science.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson appeared on KCRW's radio show "To the Point" and on BBC Radio 4's "Today" show to discuss President Donald Trump's "fire and fury" warning to North Korea's Kim Jong-un.
Oxford University Press has published the hardcover edition of The Oxford Handbook of Political Communication, co-edited by Kathleen Hall Jamieson. The volume is an indispensable overview and a definitive guide to research in the field.