Three Annenberg Public Policy Center civics projects, a film and two websites, have been honored by the Hermes Creative Awards.
In an ongoing series of articles, FactCheck.org debunks myths and rumors from social media sites and corrects misstatements by politicians and others about COVID-19 and the novel coronavirus.
In the 2016 election cycle, Russian Twitter trolls sent targeted pro- and anti-vaccination tweets via various fake persona types, poisoning the kind of crisis communications that may be critical today in the coronavirus pandemic.
Enforcing transparency requirements on digital platforms would be less threatening to free speech rights than regulating harmful content, an analysis finds.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center and Penn Law’s Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law have formed an alliance to promote and strengthen the rule of law in democratic institutions, the two Penn policy centers announced.
Misleading videos about tobacco use are widespread on YouTube, where views of popular pro-tobacco videos have soared in recent years, a study from the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds.
APPC director Kathleen Hall Jamieson spoke at the London School of Economics about the likely effect of Russian trolls and hackers on the 2016 presidential election.
In advance of this year's 100th anniversary of the 19th Amendment, APPC honors Women's History Month with the Annenberg Classroom video “The 19th Amendment: A Woman’s Right to Vote.”
FactCheck.org Director Eugene Kiely met with a dozen international journalists in February through a U.S. State Department tour aimed at debunking misinformation.
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.