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Penn Today and the fight against misinformation

Across two decades, the Annenberg Public Policy Center project expanded by adding scientific fact checking, translating content into Spanish, and addressing viral social media misinformation.

February 08, 2024

When the Annenberg Public Policy Center launched, the site had one writer—veteran journalist Brooks Jackson—debunking political deceptions for an audience of journalists. Now, the nonprofit has nine full-time staffers, undergraduate fellows, and three freelance translators who convert content into Spanish, and the focus has expanded to include false or misleading scientific claims and viral misinformation on social media.

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