Concerned over the state of political discourse, scholars who teach public speaking and composition met at APPC to consider how to restore respect for rhetorical norms.
Freedom of speech must be protected even as governments and industries seek to reduce hate speech and disinformation, the Transatlantic High-Level Working Group on Content Moderation and Freedom of Expression (TWG) said following the group’s initial meeting.
Annenberg Public Policy Center director Kathleen Hall Jamieson appeared on PBS show 'The Open Mind' to discuss hacking, internet trolls and the 2016 election.
In a pilot study, APPC researchers found that the American TV show "Jane the Virgin" features more risk behavior and less healthy behavior than the Spanish-language telenovela it was adapted from, "Juana la Virgen."
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's annual civics survey is cited in the 2019 Civics Learning Act, proposed bipartisan legislation to increase K-12 civics education programming.
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.