Ferguson, Mo., protests (Live Stream)

Police brutality or “reasonable force”?

In the wake of widespread violence in Ferguson, Mo., after the death of a young African-American, we gather studies on the use of deadly force.

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Understanding the gender gap in politics

American Political Science Review study, based on a survey of 4,000 students, explores why men are far more present in politics than women.

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Beyond “he said, she said” journalism

Research can help reporters sort through conflicting information and better inform the public. Our tip sheet highlights a dozen controversial issues.

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Syllabus: Reporting race, gender and diversity

Semester-long course helps students evaluate news and personal bias, use diverse resources, improve their community awareness and more.

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