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Mapping How People Get Their (Political) News

New data visualizations from the Computational Social Science Lab show how Americans consume news.

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Reexamining Misinformation: How Unflagged, Factual Content Drives Vaccine Hesitancy

Research from the Computational Social Science Lab finds that factual, vaccine-skeptical content on Facebook has a greater overall effect than “fake news,” discouraging millions from the COVID-19 shot.

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Recommendations of APPC Working Group May Be Implemented in 2024 Presidential Debates

If current plans are carried out, three of the Annenberg Public Policy Center's Debate Reform Working Group recommendations to increase the value and viewership of presidential debates will be implemented in 2024.

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Abortion, Not Inflation, Directly Affected Congressional Voting in 2022

Contrary to the conventional wisdom that Americans are “pocketbook voters,” views on abortion and the Supreme Court are more likely to sway voters today.

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No Vacations, No Sleep, but Good Journalism: What It’s Like To Start a Nonprofit Newsroom

A new study explores the working conditions of journalists who leave commercial journalism to start digital-first nonprofit news outlets.

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Largest Quantitative Synthesis to Date Reveals What Predicts Human Behavior and How to Change It

Prof. Dolores Albarracín and her team dug through years of research on the science behind behavior change to determine the best ways to promote changes in behavior.

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Collaborating to Advance Health Communication

As a generation of pioneering scholars retired, several new hires are working together to continue Annenberg’s legacy as a leader in Health Communication.

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Experiencing Extreme Weather Predicts Support for Policies to Mitigate Effects of Climate Change

A new survey from the Annenberg Public Policy Center finds that exposure to severe weather is associated with greater support for policies that address the effects of climate change.

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Psychologist and Neuroscientist Emily Falk to Lead APPC’s New Climate Communication Division

As part of its 30th anniversary celebration, the Annenberg Public Policy Center (APPC) has opened a new area of research, the Climate Communication division.

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The Majority of Americans Do Not Support Anti-Democratic Behavior, Even When Elected Officials Do

Despite rampant political polarization, the majority of Democrats and Republicans support democratic values and oppose political violence.