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.
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."