For media reporting on the deaths of Kate Spade and Anthony Bourdain, these recommendations for reporting on suicide were developed by mental health, journalism and suicide prevention authorities, including APPC.
APPC, the home of FactCheck.org and Annenberg Classroom, has partnered with iCivics to create a free, online educational game to teach news literacy and the precepts of journalistic standards to students and adults in an age of "fake news."
Parents are more willing to let their children see intense gun violence in PG-13 movies when the violence appears “justified,” used to defend a loved one or for self-protection, than when it has no socially redeeming purpose, a new study finds.
For the fifth consecutive year, FactCheck.org has won the Webby Award for political website from the International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences, which honors excellence on the internet.
The Leonore Annenberg Funds celebrated the end of a successful 10-year run with a recital featuring violinist Francesca dePasquale, an arts fellowship recipient in 2014, and pianist Reiko Uchida.
Speaking at Penn's 2018 "Teach-In," APPC research director Dan Romer discussed the connections between the entertainment and news media and gun violence, and the effects on young people.
Ellen Peters, a psychology professor at the Ohio State University who specializes in decision making and innumeracy, has returned this spring to Penn, where she studied as an undergraduate.
With the U.S. challenged by such threats as cyberwarfare and election hacking, former heads of Homeland Security pressed Congress to streamline DHS oversight. An APPC-linked task force had recommended the reform.
People’s willingness to use a Zika vaccine when it’s available will be influenced by how they weigh the risks associated with the disease and the vaccine, but also by their misconceptions about other vaccines, a new study has found.
An analysis in PNAS of how the media cover science considers whether scientific self-correction is contributing to a flawed narrative and inadvertently undermining public trust in science.