2014 review of survey data on Americans’ feelings about the next generation’s financial prospects — whether their children will be worse-off or better-off than their parents.
Review of General Social Survey data from 1972 to 2008, which furnishes the most precise record available on trends in American attitudes on issues of race.
Tip sheet that highlights perennial journalistic problems and provides a dozen models of background research that can help reporters sort through conflicting information.
2014 review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
Curriculum overview with links to a variety of materials that help foster basic research competencies.
Roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.
July 2014 review of recent studies relating to online comment threads, media fact-checking on Twitter, social media content flagging and more.
2014 report from the United Nations noting general progress but also highlighting a slowdown in the rate of poverty alleviation and development.
2013 review of prior studies and research on dog-related injuries. Topics include children’s risks, dog breeds and policy analysis.
2014 review of scholarship that helps provide perspective on the ongoing conflicts in Iraq and Syria, including the rise of the jihadist Sunni group al-Sham.