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.
A new publication from APPC's Annenberg Science Media Monitor analyzes how the news media have presented different narratives about science, from discovery to retractions, from identifying problems in research to "problem explored": how science seeks solutions or is self-correcting.
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.
University of Delaware scholar Danna Young spoke at APPC about her new book, “Irony and Outrage: The Polarized Landscape of Rage, Fear, and Laughter in the United States.”
An updated Annenberg Science Media Monitor on retractions of scientific findings found just 38% of the articles analyzed indicated how the errors or misconduct occurred.
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 an effort to increase public understanding of the scientific process, the Annenberg Science Media Monitor has published reports seeking to improve science reporting in the news media.
In its fourth report, the Annenberg Science Media Monitor focuses on media reports about crisis and self-correction in science and efforts to address them.
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.