Science leaders and scholars have convened at Sunnylands retreats aimed at ensuring scientific integrity in research, authorship, gene editing and in judicial filings.
Speaking in Zoom panels, members of the Transatlantic Working Group have promoted online transparency and accountability for digital platforms.
In a new report, the Transatlantic High Level Working Group on Content Moderation Online and Freedom of Expression urges adoption of a flexible regulatory framework with greater transparency and accountability to curb online hate speech, violent extremism, and viral deception.
APPC will collaborate with the Center for a New American Security and Penn Law’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law on a project to protect the integrity of the 2020 election.
iCivics and APPC have rereleased two free online games, Branches of Power and Court Quest, designed to help educators and parents teach students about the federal government.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was awarded the 2020 Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences during a virtual ceremony.
People who relied on conservative or social media in the early days of the COVID-19 outbreak were more likely to be misinformed about how to prevent the virus and believe conspiracy theories about it, a study of media use and public knowledge has found.
In the 2016 election cycle, Russian Twitter trolls sent targeted pro- and anti-vaccination tweets via various fake persona types, poisoning the kind of crisis communications that may be critical today in the coronavirus pandemic.
Enforcing transparency requirements on digital platforms would be less threatening to free speech rights than regulating harmful content, an analysis finds.
Misleading videos about tobacco use are widespread on YouTube, where views of popular pro-tobacco videos have soared in recent years, a study from the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds.