The holiday season usually has the lowest suicide rates, but news accounts persist in supporting the holiday-suicide myth. While the COVID-19 pandemic has increased risk factors associated with suicide, media should be careful not to make unfounded claims about suicide trends.
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.
Serious independent journalism is fighting for its survival on multiple fronts, former New York Times Co. CEO Mark Thompson said in the 2020 Annenberg Lecture.
How can the vote in the U.S. presidential election be protected against foreign interference? A virtual symposium cosponsored by CERL, APPC, and CNAS considered the issue.
The second edition of "If Your Adolescent Has an Eating Disorder," part of a series overseen by the Annenberg Public Policy Center," has been published by Oxford University Press.
APPC's Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics and The Annenberg Foundation Trust at Sunnylands remember Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg's contributions to civic education.
Belief in COVID-19 conspiracy theories predicts resistance to future COVID-19 vaccination and preventive behaviors such as mask-wearing, a new study by APPC researchers has found.
Election security and nuclear threat escalation were also among the challenges for CERL summer interns in the program for students interested in careers in national security.
More than partisanship, education or religion, belief in vaccine misinformation drives opposition to policies, a new APPC study finds.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson was presented with the National Superintendents Roundtable's Koff Award for her "commitment to children in excellent schools."
APPC, CERL, and CNAS released "There's Still Time to Protect American Democracy Against Threats to the 2020 Election," the first in a weekly series of commentaries.