The APPC community mourns the passing of statesman George P. Shultz, who delivered an Annenberg lecture, took part in Sunnylands retreats, and was a friend of the Annenbergs.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson was awarded the 2020 Public Welfare Medal from the National Academy of Sciences during a virtual ceremony.
FactCheck.org has brought on two experienced journalists to increase its 2020 campaign coverage, especially in swing states, and intensify efforts to debunk online deception.
Current and recent APPC postdocs will present research on misinformation, climate change, and media effects in the 2016 election at the annual APSA conference in Washington.
APPC researchers will present work in science, media, political, and health communication in Washington, D.C., at the 69th Annual ICA Conference.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson's book "Cyberwar" published by Oxford University Press, won a 2019 PROSE Award from the Association of American Publishers.
On election night, APPC's managing director of survey research Ken Winneg and distinguished research fellow Talia Jomini Stroud were among those calling the House races for ABC News.
APPC postdoc Ozan Kuru is part of a team that has been awarded a research grant by WhatsApp to study the spread of misinformation over the messaging app.
Carl Zimmer, columnist for The New York Times and author of 13 books about science, spoke about his new book, "She Has Her Mother’s Laugh: The Powers, Perversions, and Potential of Heredity."
Postdoctoral fellow Matt Motta was honored with the Elsevier Atlas award for an article on overconfidence due to ignorance and anti-vaccine attitudes.