For Constitution Day, Annenberg Classroom has released a video on the First Amendment and a free press and re-released another about civil liberties and the detention of Japanese-Americans during World War II.
Ken Winneg, who directs APPC's survey research, and Bruce Hardy, a distinguished research fellow, spoke on WHYY's "Radio Times with Marty Moss-Coane" about politics, social media and the presidential campaign.
In time for Constitution Day, Annenberg Classroom has released three videos dealing with constitutional protections and the rule of law, including habeas corpus in the Guantanamo Bay detention cases. Also back this fall is a popular online course about the Constitution from scholar Kermit Roosevelt.
FlackCheck.org, a counterpart to APPC’s award-winning program FactCheck.org, made its official debut today. The website produces original video parodies that debunk false political advertising, poke fun at extreme language, and hold the media accountable for their reporting on political campaigns. Among the newest additions to FlackCheck.org’s growing library of videos are the first two in
Two films on the making of laws – How a Bill Becomes a Federal Law and Presidential Signing Statements – have received 2009 Bronze Telly Awards in the education category. The films were developed by the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics (LAIC), a multimedia civics education program administered by the Annenberg Public Policy Center, to
How a Bill Becomes a Federal Law, produced by the Documentary Group of New York City for the Leonore Annenberg Institute for Civics, has won a Videographer Award of Excellence. The video, produced for use in schools as part of Annenberg Classroom, describes the processes by which an idea is transformed into legislation and eventually