Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
November 2014 review of recent studies relevant to digital, social and news media, with a focus on advertising and online journalistic practices.
What if gatekeepers of the broadband pipes could provide preferential treatment to customers? A 2013 research roundup sheds light on the net-neutrality policy and legal debates.
2013-14 reports and studies that rank the degree of integrity of voting worldwide, providing perspective on America’s recent questions over voting, redistricting and campaign-finance laws.
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.
October 2014 blog digest of useful datasets from federal, state and local government agencies and other sources that can help to inform and drive news stories.
2014 review of research on U.S. voter ID laws, with a focus on a new study from the GAO that estimates their impact on voter turnout in two states that changed their laws between the 2008 and 2012 elections.
2014 study from Pennsylvania State University published in PLoS One that uses computer-science techniques to estimate the total amount of research knowledge available on the Web.
2014 review of studies and surveys on issues related to same-sex couples, including legalization, health care, taxation impacts, child-raising and policy adoption.
2014 review of recent studies and reports on online discrimination and potential downsides of digital marketplaces featuring user profiles and data.