Social psychologist Dolores Albarracín, appointed as Penn's 28th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, will direct APPC's Science Communication Division.
FactCheck.org Honored with 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award
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."
CNN’s Sanjay Gupta Is Awarded Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking
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.
FactCheck.org Nominated for 2021 Webby Award in News & Politics
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.
Annenberg Public Policy Center Honors Former Secretary of State George P. Shultz
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.
Franklin Birthday Celebration Honors Jamieson With 2021 Franklin Founder Award
At a virtual celebration of Benjamin Franklin's 315th birthday, APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was honored with the 2021 Franklin Founder Award.
FactCheck.org’s ‘Whoppers of 2020’ Finds Trump Again in a Class of His Own
FactCheck.org has released its "whoppers of 2020" on the year's political fabrications. Once again, President Trump tops the list though President-elect Biden is on it, too.
Ness: Platform Regulation Should Focus on Transparency, Not Content
Distinguished fellow Susan Ness, co-chair of the Transatlantic Working Group, wrote in Slate that European and American governments should work in tandem on digital platform regulation.
Former New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson delivers 2020 Annenberg Lecture
Serious independent journalism is fighting for its survival on multiple fronts, former New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson said in the 2020 Annenberg Lecture.
Preventing Foreign Interference in the 2020 Election: A Symposium
How can the vote in the U.S. presidential election be protected against foreign interference? A virtual symposium cosponsored by CERL, APPC, and CNAS considered the issue.