Former Pennsylvania Gov. Edward G. Rendell and Judge Marjorie Rendell, co-founders of the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement, received the Pennsylvania Society's Gold Medal for Distinguished Achievement.
In light of the historic climate deal made at the United Nations' Conference of the Parties in Paris, FactCheck.org has compiled a recap of misleading and false claims about climate change that were investigated in 2014-2015.
After a four-year run in which most news stories falsely linked the holiday season with an increase in suicide, last year's coverage saw a turnaround, with most news stories debunking the holiday-suicide myth, according to an analysis by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
On Nov. 16, 2015, Peter D. Hart and Corrie Hunt of Hart Research Associates conducted a set of two focus groups with voters in Columbus, Ohio, who spoke about the Democratic and Republican presidential front-runners.
Annenberg Public Policy Center visiting scholar Dietram A. Scheufele has been appointed to a committee of the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine that will study the wide-ranging implications of human gene editing and make recommendations for future research and practices.
Annenberg Classroom and other partners in the Civics Renewal Network will take part in the National Council for the Social Studies Annual Conference in New Orleans, the nation's largest social studies conference.
Pollster Peter Hart will conduct his latest set of focus groups with voters in Columbus, Ohio, on Nov. 16 for the “Voices of the Voters” project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
By the 2050s, parts of the Arctic Ocean once covered by sea ice much of the year will see at least 60 days a year of open water, according to a new modeling study led by a University of Colorado Boulder researcher now at APPC.