Throughout the Covid-19 pandemic, conspiracy theorists have exploited the conditional nature of science and questioned the trustworthiness and motives of federal agencies and officials to depict scientists and health authorities as malign actors.
The Annenberg Public Policy Center and Penn’s Center for Public Health Initiatives have partnered on a guide to key facts and answers to important questions about Covid-19 and vaccination.
Rather than causing a backlash, vaccination requirements will succeed at getting more people inoculated, according to research from PIK Professor Dolores Albarracín and Penn colleagues.
Four in 10 Americans and 7 in 10 heavy users of conservative media say they'd take ivermectin if exposed to someone with Covid-19, a new Annenberg survey finds.
The "Guide for Understanding How to Protect Yourself and Your Community" from COVID-19 offers valuable information about the disease and its origin, transmission, virulence, prevention and treatments.
More than a third of Americans say they might be willing to abolish the Supreme Court or have Congress limit its jurisdiction if the court were to make decisions they or Congress disagreed with.
APPC and FactCheck.org are part of an NSF-funded collaboration to counter misinformation online by narrowing the gap between research and response.
A growing number of Americans can name the branches of government and First Amendment freedoms, according to the Annenberg Constitution Day Civics Survey.
Annenberg Classroom has released the film “Second Amendment: D.C. v. Heller and McDonald v. Chicago” on the history of gun ownership in the United States and important court rulings affecting it.
People who trust science are more likely to believe and disseminate false claims using scientific references - pseudoscience - than people who don't trust science, a study finds.