How do swing voters view the presidential candidates and the state of the nation? On August 25, pollster Peter Hart will find out in a focus group with swing voters in Milwaukee, on behalf of APPC.
FactCheck.org provided daily coverage of the Democratic and Republican National Conventions, and announced a partnership with NBCUniversal Owned Television Stations to develop fact-checking videos.
APPC visiting scholar Dietram A. Scheufele will deliver the opening keynote address, on communicating science in a polarized environment, at the North American Congress for Conservation Biology in Madison, Wis.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke at the prestigious Westminster Town Hall Forum in Minneapolis about the presidential campaign. Minnesota Public Radio, which broadcast the forum, also interviewed Jamieson about political advertising.
The journal Media and Communication has published a special issue on "Adolescents in the Digital Age: Effects on Health and Development," edited by APPC research director Dan Romer.
On June 21, pollster Peter Hart will conduct a focus group for the policy center of blue-collar and economically struggling workers in Pittsburgh, to get their opinions on the 2016 presidential race.
In the survey of U.S. adults, 63% of respondents agree that the president should be able to use a public health emergency fund to respond to an epidemic without waiting for Congress.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson was awarded the American Philosophical Society's 2016 Henry Allen Moe Prize in recognition of her paper "Implications of the Demise of 'Fact' in Political Discourse."
For the third consecutive year, FactCheck.org has been awarded the Webby for best Political Blog/Website, and received the People's Voice Webby, as voted by the public, in the same category
Visiting scholar Dan Kahan spoke in Vermont and Connecticut about his research in science communication. His research disentangles what people know about science from what they believe on issues like climate change.