FactCheck.org has rounded up a dozen of the year's false and misleading claims, including remarks by President Joe Biden, former President Donald Trump, and presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy Jr.
In a new three-part series, FactCheck.org examines Democratic presidential candidate Robert F. Kennedy, Jr.'s false and misleading claims about vaccines, autism, Covid-19 and other health topics.
People are more apt to recommend vaccination against RSV to a pregnant family member or friend, to protect the infant, if shown a chart of the FDA's rigorous approval process.
FactCheck.org has won the People's Voice Award for News & Politics websites and mobile sites at the 2023 Webby Awards. This is FactCheck.org's 11th People's Voice honor and 21st Webby.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center has received support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation to expand a new model for blunting the impact of deceptive claims about health.
FactCheck.org has released its list of the Whoppers of '22, its annual review of the year's worst political and viral deceptions. Political appeals to fear were as popular as ever -- and Covid-19 misinformation continued to be a huge problem online.
At the delayed commencement for Penn's class of 2020, Kathleen Hall Jamieson lauded the university's faculty, students, and graduates for their work battling the pandemic.
FactCheck.org's 2021 "whoppers of the year" include claims about Covid-19 and vaccines, Trump's false voter fraud claims, and claims by and about the Biden administration.
The "Guide for Understanding How to Protect Yourself and Your Community" from COVID-19 offers valuable information about the disease and its origin, transmission, virulence, prevention and treatments.
APPC and FactCheck.org are part of an NSF-funded collaboration to counter misinformation online by narrowing the gap between research and response.