For the fourth consecutive year, Donald Trump is the undisputed champ in FactCheck.org's annual list of "whoppers." Here are 10 of them, plus some of the year's worst viral deceptions.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center celebrated its 25th anniversary and its project FactCheck.org celebrated its 15th anniversary with a luncheon in November.
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.
For the fifth consecutive year, FactCheck.org has won the Webby Award for political website from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which honors excellence on the internet.
In his first year as President, Donald Trump monopolized FactCheck.org's list of "Whoppers of 2017," using "his bully pulpit and Twitter account to fuel conspiracy theories, level unsubstantiated accusations and issue easily debunked boasts about his accomplishments."
Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussed news, fake news, and lies during a panel on "Reality and Truth in Contemporary Journalism" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.
An experimental study of the effect of humor and video in fact-checking finds that both funny and non-humorous videos were more interesting and understandable than a comparable textual fact-checking story.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson moderated panels on civics and fake news at the Ninth Circuit Judicial Conference, and kicked off a seminar series in Steamboat Springs, Colo., with a keynote on fake news.
This week Google launched a redesigned Google News, with "a renewed focus on facts," which will prominently feature fact-checking articles from FactCheck.org and other news sources.
The Cronkite Awards honoring excellence in TV political journalism were presented at the National Press Club, including the Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking Political Messages, named for the founding director of FactCheck.org.