The Annenberg Public Policy Center's Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named to the steering committee of the American Academy of Arts and Sciences' new initiative on the Public Face of Science.
Ken Winneg, who directs APPC's survey research, and Bruce Hardy, a distinguished research fellow, spoke on WHYY's "Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane" about politics, social media and the presidential campaign.
The Philadelphia City Council has honored Judge Marjorie O. Rendell and the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement for their work in civic education, and credited its partnership with the APPC as well.
Just before the Iowa caucuses, Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke with host Tom Ashbrook on WBUR's "On Point" about the effectiveness of debates, the role of moderators and the media, and suggestions for reform.
FactCheck.org announced that its SciCheck initiative has received funding from the Stanton Foundation to continue fact-checking science-based political claims through the 2016 campaign.
Gun violence involving young people is a national problem that deserves greater attention and study, a group of national experts in violence said in a paper published in American Psychologist.
The Annenberg Classroom documentaries “Habeas Corpus: The Guantanamo Cases” and "Magna Carta," both released in September for Constitution Day, have been awarded prizes for excellence.
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.