When a critic turns believer, can the story of that conversion sway others? A new Annenberg Public Policy Center study examines the effect on public attitudes of a "conversion message" about the use of genetically modified foods.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center celebrated its 25th anniversary and its project FactCheck.org celebrated its 15th anniversary with a luncheon in November.
The updated "The Handbook of Attitudes" covers theory and research on how we evaluate people, places, things and ideas. Many chapters were presented at an APPC conference.
Despite the fact that the holiday season has some of the lowest average daily suicide rates, some journalists continue to inadvertently perpetuate the holiday-suicide myth.
A series of papers originally presented as works-in-progress at a Zika communication summit at APPC in March 2017 were published in a special issue of Risk Analysis on “Communicating About Zika,” aimed at providing theoretical and practical insights for public health officials, risk communication researchers, and risk communication practitioners.
In “Who Makes the Rules in the New Gilded Age?” former FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler connected the wealthy industrial barons of the 19th century with the tech moguls of today.
Research finds that cannabis use among teens does not appear to lead to greater conduct problems or greater affiliation with other teens who smoke cannabis -- it's teens with conduct problems who are more likely to gravitate toward cannabis use.
Experiencing extreme weather is not enough to convince climate change skeptics that humans are damaging the environment, according to a new study based on APPC research.
On election night, APPC's managing director of survey research Ken Winneg and distinguished research fellow Talia Jomini Stroud were among those calling the House races for ABC News.
Carl Zimmer, columnist for The New York Times and author of 13 books about science, spoke about his new book, "She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity."