The Center for Ethics and the Rule of Law will become formally affiliated with the Annenberg Public Policy Center, effective July 1, 2021, with a joint mission of strengthening the rule of law.
Annenberg Classroom’s documentary about the First Amendment right to freedom of assembly has been honored with a 2021 Platinum Hermes Creative Award in Electronic Media.
Social psychologist Dolores Albarracín, appointed as Penn's 28th Penn Integrates Knowledge University Professor, will direct APPC's Science Communication Division.
FactCheck.org has been honored with a 2020 Sigma Delta Chi Award for fact-checking from the Society of Professional Journalists for the article "Trump on the Stump."
Young people who use cell phones while driving are also more likely to engage in other risky driving behaviors, new research from Children's Hospital of Philadelphia and the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds.
The Cronkite/Jackson Prize for Fact-Checking has been awarded to Dr. Sanjay Gupta of CNN for his work correcting misinformation during the Covid-19 pandemic.
News stories about scientific failures that do not recognize the self-correcting nature of science can damage public perceptions of trust and confidence in scientific work, a study finds.
In the New England Journal of Medicine, science communication researchers from APPC and Critica propose to treat the Covid-19 “infodemic” with the methods used to halt epidemics.
A new Annenberg Science Knowledge (ASK) survey shows that three in four people say Covid-19 vaccines are effective, and safer than getting Covid-19. Another 15% are not sure, and may be persuadable.
COVID-19 conspiracy beliefs increased in the early months of the pandemic among heavy users of conservative and social media, APPC research shows.