The Annenberg Public Policy Center has released a pair of Science Media Monitor reports analyzing how the news media cover the ethical questions surrounding gene editing with CRISRP/Cas9, and scientific retractions.
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.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke to the BBC about why she dislikes the term "fake news" and prefers to call it "viral deception," or V.D.
APPC postdoc Ozan Kuru is part of a team that has been awarded a research grant by WhatsApp to study the spread of misinformation over the messaging app.
Public sentiment on GMOs shifted following the release of a consensus report by the National Academies of Sciences, Engineering, and Medicine, a study finds.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson appeared on MSNBC's "Morning Joe" and "Andrea Mitchell Reports" to discuss "Cyberwar," her book about Russian interference in the 2016 U.S. election.
Two dozen foreign journalists met with FactCheck.org director Eugene Kiely and APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson to talk about fighting misinformation on social media.
'NewsFeed Defenders' from iCivics and APPC teaches students and adults to differentiate between what’s real and what’s not by challenging them to moderate an online community news site while resisting clickbait, viral rumors, and biased sources.
In Cyberwar, Kathleen Hall Jamieson investigates the role of Russian hackers and trolls in the 2016 presidential election and argues it is likely that Russian help was crucial to Donald Trump's victory.
Postdoctoral fellow Matt Motta was honored with the Elsevier Atlas award for an article on overconfidence due to ignorance and anti-vaccine attitudes.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center community mourns the passing of Washington journalist Adam Clymer, former political director of the National Annenberg Election Survey.