APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named to a new National Academy of Sciences' council that will explore challenges "to the integrity and health of the research enterprise."
The Civics Renewal Network (CRN), a consortium dedicated to strengthening civic life in the United States, has added three civics and history education organizations to the network.
The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law will become formally affiliated with the Annenberg Public Policy Center, effective July 1, 2021, with a joint mission of strengthening the rule of law.
Annenberg Classroom’s documentary about the First Amendment right to freedom of assembly has been honored with a 2021 Platinum Hermes Creative Award in Electronic Media.
Social psychologist Dolores Albarracín, appointed as Penn's 28th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, will direct APPC's Science Communication Division.
FactCheck.org has been honored with a 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award for fact-checking from the Society of Professional Journalists for the article "Trump on the Stump."
The Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking has been awarded to Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN for his work correcting misinformation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center’s FactCheck.org has been nominated for a 2021 Webby Award in the category Websites and Mobile Sites: News & Politics.
The APPC community mourns the passing of statesman George P. Shultz, who delivered an Annenberg lecture, took part in Sunnylands retreats, and was a friend of the Annenbergs.
At a virtual celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 315th birthday, APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was honored with the 2021 Franklin Founder Award.