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.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson was awarded the American Philosophical Society's 2016 Henry Allen Moe Prize in recognition of her paper "Implications of the Demise of 'Fact' in Political Discourse."
For the third consecutive year, FactCheck.org has been awarded the Webby for best Political Blog/Website, and received the People's Voice Webby, as voted by the public, in the same category
The Leonore Annenberg Funds have awarded $50,000-a-year fellowships to nine early-career artists and educational grants averaging $50,000 each to 10 underfunded public elementary schools.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center's FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan "consumer advocate" for voters, has been nominated for the third consecutive year for a Webby as best Political Blog/Website.
The Philadelphia City Council has honored Judge Marjorie O. Rendell and the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Engagement for their work in civic education, and credited its partnership with the APPC as well.