An experimental study of the effect of humor and video in fact-checking finds that both funny and non-humorous videos were more interesting and understandable than a comparable textual fact-checking story.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson moderated panels on civics and fake news at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, and kicked off a seminar series in Steamboat Springs, Colo., with a keynote on fake news.
This week Google launched a redesigned Google News, with "a renewed focus on facts," which will prominently feature fact-checking articles from FactCheck.org and other news sources.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson joins a panel gathered by the Paley Center for Media and the John F. Kennedy Library Foundation on "JFK at 100: Television and the Presidency."
What did viewers of the 2016 general election presidential debates learn about the candidates? A new APPC study analyzes debate learning and the effect of post-debate TV coverage.
FactCheck.org has examined President Trump's first 100 days and, in separate stories, recaps Trump's misleading and false statements, and delivers a scorecard on the 28 promises in his "100-day action plan to Make America Great Again."
Annenberg Public Policy Center director Kathleen Hall Jamieson presented a talk at TEDxMidAtlantic on the changing nature of political discourse, "The decline of American politics, and how to fix it."
The E. W. Scripps Company and TV station KUSA in Denver have won the 2017 Cronkite/Jackson Prizes for Fact Checking Political Messages, USC's Lear Center and APPC said.
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.