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.
People who rely on social media for information were more likely to be misinformed about vaccines than those who rely on traditional media, according to new research by the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
In a series of articles, FactCheck.org debunked coronavirus myths about the novel coronavirus that have spread on social media sites, including Facebook and Twitter.
APPC Director Kathleen Hall Jamieson will receive the National Academy of Sciences' 2020 Public Welfare Medal for her nonpartisan crusade to ensure the integrity of facts in public discourse.
Contrary to a 2019 study, a data reanalysis found no evidence of an increase in adolescent suicide rates after the release of Netflix's "13 Reasons Why."
In its sixth annual Citizenship Challenge, the Rendell Center asked fourth and fifth graders which Amendment in the Bill of Rights was most important and impactful.
Two-thirds of the news stories analyzed last year debunked the holiday-suicide myth, the false claim that suicides increase over the holidays, according to new research from the Annenberg Public Policy Center.
At their third and final conference, members of the Transatlantic Working Group on content moderation met at Bellagio, Italy, to examine issues involving artificial intelligence and online transparency.
In a new study, researchers at the University of Pennsylvania find that scenes of unjustified and justified violence in movies activate different parts of the adolescent brain. When movie characters engage in violence that is seen as justified, there is a synchronized response among viewers in a part of the brain involved in moral evaluation, suggesting that viewers see it as acceptable for protection.