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.
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 congratulates APPC distinguished research fellow Danielle Bassett on being awarded the Erdős-Rényi Prize by the Network Science Society.
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.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named the 2018 recipient of the Everett M. Rogers Award by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
The Annenberg Classroom documentary on the First Amendment, “Freedom of the Press: New York Times v. United States," has been honored in the Best Shorts Competition and others.
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.
For the fourth consecutive year, FactCheck.org has been awarded both the Webby for Political Blog/Website, as chosen by a panel of judges, and the People's Voice award in the same category, thanks to its readers.
Eight early-career artists have been awarded $50,000 fellowships by the Leonore Annenberg Funds, and nine public elementary schools have received $50,000 grants for technology and programs.
The E. W. Scripps Company and TV station KUSA in Denver have won the 2017 Cronkite/Jackson Prizes for Fact Checking Political Messages, USC's Lear Center and APPC said.