A fact-checking article by FactCheck.org that prompted a retraction and an apology was voted “Best Correction Obtained” and honored at the Global Fact 6 Awards in Cape Town, South Africa.
NBC's Denver TV station, KUSA, was presented with the 2019 Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking Political Messages at the Cronkite Awards ceremony in Washington, D.C.
FactCheck.org honored Penn undergraduate research fellow Corey Berman with the inaugural Brooks Jackson Undergraduate Fellowship Award.
KUSA 9News won the 2019 Brooks Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking Political Messages, one of the Walter Cronkite Awards announced by USC's Norman Lear Center and APPC.
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.