One year after the Boston Marathon bombing, we round up a selection of research-based papers and reports that, cumulatively, help consolidate the “lessons learned.”
2014 discussion with the senior fellow and director of the Brookings Institution’s Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence.
Literature review of studies relating to various aspects of mass shooting/murder incidents in the United States and abroad.
2013 roundup of relevant data, reports, studies that can help contextualize the Washington Navy Yard shooting incident.
March 2014 of recent papers and reports that analyze various social and news media dynamics.
2014 study from Stanford researchers showing how question wording affected responses to surveys about President Obama’s birth origins and nationality.
Review of how to use Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search in order to locate and leverage networks of scholarly experts.
2014 review of the six finalists for the Shorenstein Center’s Goldsmith Prize; the social impacts of each story is articulated by the reporters.
February 2014 review of latest scholarship on topics such as Twitter networks, geolocation and privacy, and paying for news online.
2013 study in First Monday on how public libraries are increasingly playing a role, largely unfunded, in helping citizens navigate government services.