Although some researchers have attributed the rise in adolescent suicide to social media and smart phone use, researcher Dan Romer says economic and parental pressures are as likely to blame.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson's “Cyberwar” was awarded the Roderick P. Hart Outstanding Book Award by the NCA's Political Communication Division.
FactCheck.org and Hearst TV Inc. are partnering for the 2020 campaign season. Hearst will feature FactCheck.org's work on Hearst’s television and radio stations and websites.
Postdoctoral fellow Ozan Kuru is lead author of a new study finding that individuals are find polls more credible when their preferred candidate is leading.
Federal judges and court staff from Maine to Guam met in New York to discuss civics education initiatives at the first national conference devoted to the subject.
Members of the Transatlantic Working Group (TWG), a project of APPC, offer a 'Disinformation ABC' and other ways to address hate speech, extremism and malevolent speech online.
A recent study estimated that an additional 195 suicide deaths among young people occurred after the release of the TV series “13 Reasons Why.” A commentary co-authored by APPC's Dan Romer asks how to interpret that number and whether it obscures a complex set of media effects.
What is a "fair and impartial judiciary" and why is it so important today? Judges and scholars including Supreme Court Justice Anthony Kennedy met to explore this at a symposium sponsored by the Rendell Center and APPC.
According to the latest Annenberg Civics Knowledge Survey, 68% of Americans trust the Supreme Court to operate in the best interests of the American people, while 70% say that that court has “about the right amount of power.”
APPC's Ken Winneg took part in the U.S. Chamber of Commerce Foundation's "Civics Forward" event in Washington, D.C., about the importance of civics knowledge and education.