2014 from the Census Bureau showing that the poverty rate in the United States has declined slightly, but that aggregate figures remain high.
August-September 2014 review of recent academic studies, covering topics ranging from citizen journalism and transparency to Wikipedia and social media.
Research review of data and studies relating to intimate partner violence and abusive relationships.
2014 conversation with a leading practitioner in the field of data journalism. Cohen is editor of computer-assisted reporting at the New York Times and board president of Investigative Reporters & Editors.
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.