Effectiveness of Political Fact Checking
Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics included how misinformation affects… read more
Academics presented research findings on the effectiveness of political fact checking. Topics included how misinformation affects attitudes despite correction work, ways that journalists can increase the likelihood that fact checking will overcome misinformation, and the question of whether fact checking works or backfires. Justin Peters showed examples of exemplary print and broadcast fact checking. Several campaign ads were shown. The program included questions from audience members.
The forum started with a video for television stations engage in ad watching in local broadcasts. close
*The transcript for this program was compiled from uncorrected Closed Captioning.
People in this video
- Bruce Hardy Senior Research Analyst Annenberg Public Policy Center
- Kathleen Hall Jamieson Professor University of Pennsylvania->Annenberg School for Communication
- Brendan Nyhan Professor Dartmouth College->Government
- Justin Peters Correspondent Columbia Journalism Review->Swing States Project
- Emily Thorson Student University of Pennsylvania->Annenberg School for Communication
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