On CNN's "Reliable Sources," APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson proposed a new term for made-up stories or "fake news": "Viral deception" or VD.
Science curiosity appears to counteract people’s tendency to seek out only information that supports their political biases, according to a new study finding that people who are science-curious are more willing to grapple with surprising information.
FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan consumer advocate for voters, is among several fact-checking organizations that will work with Facebook in helping to identify and label viral fake news stories flagged by readers.
Annenberg Public Policy Center Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was featured in a PBS documentary series on the most influential presidential campaigns of the last 50 years, including that of 2008 vice-presidential nominee Sarah Palin.
In an issue brief, part of a new series, Annenberg Public Policy Center research director Dan Romer reviews the evidence on the effectiveness of pictorial warning labels on cigarette packs.
A new Annenberg Public Policy Center study of the first 2016 presidential debate finds that what Hillary Clinton and Donald Trump they say about the issues – and don’t say – affects what viewers learn about their plans.
The Internet Archive and APPC announced a collaboration to help journalists and the public better understand how TV news and talk shows present the presidential debates and what the public learns from them.
In an op-ed in the Washington Post, Kathleen Hall Jamieson said debates were an essential way for voters to learn about the presidential candidates, and that Donald Trump should participate in all three debates against Hillary Clinton.