APPC, the home of FactCheck.org and Annenberg Classroom, has partnered with iCivics to create a free, online educational game to teach news literacy and the precepts of journalistic standards to students and adults in an age of "fake news."
Michael Rozansky has worked as an editor, writer and reporter for 30 years. Before joining the Annenberg Public Policy Center as director of communications, he spent more than 20 years at the Philadelphia Inquirer, most recently supervising its arts and entertainment coverage. He has reported on the arts, media, business, politics, national and regulatory issues. Rozansky also developed and taught a class at Temple University on the history and practice of celebrity journalism. He received a bachelor’s degree in English and American literature from Brown University and a master’s degree in journalism from Columbia University’s Graduate School of Journalism.
Parents are more willing to let their children see intense gun violence in PG-13 movies when the violence appears “justified,” used to defend a loved one or for self-protection, than when it has no socially redeeming purpose, a new study finds.
The Leonore Annenberg Funds celebrated the end of a successful 10-year run with a recital featuring violinist Francesca dePasquale, an arts fellowship recipient in 2014, and pianist Reiko Uchida.
Speaking at Penn's 2018 "Teach-In," APPC research director Dan Romer discussed the connections between the entertainment and news media and gun violence, and the effects on young people.
Ellen Peters, a psychology professor at the Ohio State University who specializes in decision making and innumeracy, has returned this spring to Penn, where she studied as an undergraduate.
With the U.S. challenged by such threats as cyberwarfare and election hacking, former heads of Homeland Security pressed Congress to streamline DHS oversight. An APPC-linked task force had recommended the reform.