About Journalist's Resource
Who are you?
Journalist’s Resource is a project of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education. The project is based at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center, and our team includes Harvard faculty, dedicated staff, researchers and a developer. In addition, faculty at other schools affiliated with the Carnegie-Knight initiative contribute content and expertise to the site.
How do you select the site’s studies?
For scholarly materials to meet our research criteria, they must generally be the product of authoritative institutions such as major U.S. universities, research organizations or governmental bodies. In addition, they should be based on rigorous research, without bias or ideological motivation; be published in a peer-reviewed journal; and be timely and relevant, with public-policy applications.
Is there any fee to use Journalist’s Resource?
No. All content is free, open to the public, and considered to be public domain, operating under a Creative Commons license (see below).
How should I cite a study on Journalist’s Resource?
To cite studies, we encourage you to cite the publishing institution. All other material such as reference articles and syllabi should be credited to Journalist’s Resource.
Can I suggest a study?
Definitely. If you know of scholarly material that meets our research criteria, send it to John_Wihbey@hks.harvard.edu or Leighton_Klein@hks.harvard.edu. Also, if you feel that material that we’ve included doesn’t meet these standards or if better research on a similar topic is available, feedback is always appreciated.