Protesters with signs in Ferguson (Wikimedia)

Ferguson, Mo.: Research on “reasonable force”

As unrest breaks out after a grand jury brings no charges in the death of Michael Brown, we look at studies on the use of force by authorities.

More »
San Jose, Calif., immigration march (Wikimedia)

Ten insightful studies on immigration issues

From the demographics of unauthorized immigrants to the effect of exclusionary attitudes, research offers new perspectives for journalists.

More »
Global Twitter use (iStock)

Digital research: From net neutrality to ad targeting

Recent academic studies shed light on Web trends, including advertising, behavioral targeting and online journalism practices.

More »
trust fall (mansfieldct.gov)

Americans' loss of trust in each other, institutions

With levels of trust across the United States falling, a new study examines the role of income inequality, unemployment and other factors.

More »