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One in Three Americans Say They Might Consider Abolishing or Limiting Supreme Court

An Annenberg Public Policy Center survey found sharp increases in Americans willing to abolish or limit the nation's highest court if it makes decisions with which they or Congress disagreed.

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Americans’ Civics Knowledge Increases During a Stress-Filled Year

A growing number of Americans can name the branches of government and the freedoms under the First Amendment though many still misunderstand basic facts about how government works.

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COVID-19 Conspiracy Beliefs Increased among Users of Conservative and Social Media

These increases in conspiracy beliefs were associated with less mask wearing and decreased intentions to get a vaccine.

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Vaccine Science and Side Effects: How News Messages Affect Views on Vaccination

News about vaccine safety increases public acceptance of vaccines, but less so when juxtaposed with a personal narrative about side effects.

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Franklin Birthday Celebration Honors Jamieson With 2021 Franklin Founder Award

In her acceptance speech, Jamieson spoke about the resilience of democratic institutions in America.

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How Misinformed Vaccine Beliefs Affect Policy Views

Vaccine misperceptions are the strongest driver of opposition to pro-vaccination public policies.

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Countering Anti-Vaccination Influences from Social Media — with Conversation

The flu vaccine is considered one of the great achievements in public health, but social media messages still abound with skepticism and falsehoods about vaccination.

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Transatlantic Group Urges Transparency and Accountability for Digital Platforms

A new report from the Annenberg Public Policy Center advocates for the regulation of accountability, not speech.

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Use of Conservative and Social Media Linked with COVID-19 Misinformation

People who rely on mainstream TV and print news are better informed.