Although most parents agree that their kids should watch less television, they also aren’t certain how to pull the plug, according to a new study by researchers at the Annenberg Public Policy Center of the University of Pennsylvania, RTI International in Research Triangle Park, N.C., and the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention in Atlanta.
FactCheck.org’s success as a watchdog of campaign advertising honesty and accuracy was recognized on two continents Friday. At an awards ceremony in Paris, FactCheck, which operates from the Annenberg Public Policy Center’s Washington office, was selected one of the “Top 10 Who Are Changing the World of Internet and Politics” in an international competition. The
Annenberg Public Policy Center research on the smoking habits and risk perceptions of young people was cited in a federal court decision last week that concluded that cigarette makers had engaged in a half-century conspiracy to deceive the public about the dangers of smoking. That deception has resulted in “an immeasurable amount of human suffering,”
FactCheck.org, the nonpartisan website devoted to reducing the level of confusion and deception in U.S. politics, yesterday was named by Time.com as one of “25 Sites We Can’t Live Without.” FactCheck, a project of the Annenberg Public Policy Center at the University of Pennsylvania, joins web heavies such as Google, Amazon, Ebay, ESPN, Wikipedia and
New Annenberg Research Tracks over $105 Million in Inside-the-Beltway Print and TV Issue Ads During the 107th Congress. The Side With Greater Spending Was More Likely To Prevail The report, Legislative Issue Advertising in the 107th Congress, found that of the 12 straightforward legislative issues examined, all but two had greater spending on the prevailing
Urban School Improvement As Seen From the Trenches: Is the National Debate addressing the real issues? The panel discussion showcased some leading urban superintendents and their concerns about current proposals for education reform and their suggestions on where the national debate needs to go.