2014 roundup of research-based ideas for improving coverage of elections, including providing context and depth on issues such as voter ID laws, exit polls and the role of outside money.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insight into public health issues with Native Americans living in urban areas and on tribal lands in the United States.
Overview article that provides an introduction to the academic research world and explains how it can be leveraged by journalists.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management explores whether having legal access to contraception can improve the prospects of lower-income women.
2014 research brief on what members of the House of Representatives have had to say about judges and the judiciary in recent years, by Bruce Peabody, Fairleigh Dickinson University.
2014 study by American University and Columbia University on the factors influencing public opinion on research, including partisanship, ideology, education and core attitudes toward science.
2013 study in Public Opinion Quarterly that suggests specific advocacy groups and lobbies often distort the will of supporters in the general public and lead to more extreme polarization.
2013 research on contraception policies and pregnancy rates, including a 2012 study from Washington University in St. Louis on the relationship between free access to birth control and abortion rates.
2013 review of studies on the connection between human genes and political preferences. Research from both political scientists and geneticists are reviewed.