Research from two APPC distinguished research fellows shows that Americans' understanding of evolution - as well as their politics and/or religion - is tied to their acceptance or rejection of it.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson has been named the 2018 recipient of the Everett M. Rogers Award by the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication and Journalism.
APPC visiting scholar David Zarefsky, an expert in rhetoric and oratory, is working on a book about President Lyndon Johnson's 1968 speech on the Vietnam War and his decision not to seek reelection.
In his first year as President, Donald Trump monopolized FactCheck.org's list of "Whoppers of 2017," using "his bully pulpit and Twitter account to fuel conspiracy theories, level unsubstantiated accusations and issue easily debunked boasts about his accomplishments."
Fourth and fifth-grade students argued the case for or against term limits for members of Congress and Supreme Court justices at the finals of the Rendell Center for Civics and Civic Education's Citizenship Challenge.
Kathleen Hall Jamieson discussed news, fake news, and lies during a panel on "Reality and Truth in Contemporary Journalism" at the John F. Kennedy Presidential Library and Museum.