In an ongoing series of articles, FactCheck.org debunks myths and rumors from social media sites and corrects misstatements by politicians and others about COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus.
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YouTube will highlight fact-checks from FactCheck.org and other sources in an expanded U.S. effort to correct misinformation on Covid-19 and other topics.
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson and immunologist Carl June of the Perelman School of Medicine were elected Monday as members of the National Academy of Sciences.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center and Penn Law’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law have formed an alliance to promote and strengthen the rule of law in democratic institutions, the two Penn policy centers announced.
APPC hosted USC Annenberg's Election Cybersecurity Initiative, part of a 50-state touring program on cyber safety for election and campaign officials and press.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke at the London School of Economics about the likely effect of Russian trolls and hackers on the 2016 presidential election.
FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely met with a dozen international journalists in February through a U.S. State Department tour aimed at debunking misinformation.
FactCheck.org has brought on two experienced journalists to increase its 2020 campaign coverage, especially in swing states, and intensify efforts to debunk online deception.
University of Delaware scholar Danna Young spoke at APPC about her new book, “Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States.”
An updated Annenberg Science Media Monitor on retractions of scientific findings found just 38% of the articles analyzed indicated how the errors or misconduct occurred.
In an effort to increase public understanding of the scientific process, the Annenberg Science Media Monitor has published reports seeking to improve science reporting in the news media.