2012 curriculum overview with links to a variety of materials that help foster basic research competencies.
Scholarly research is a great source for rigorous, unbiased information, but making judgments about its quality can be difficult. Here are some important questions to ask when reading studies.
Highlights and audio from a series of 2014 seminars held at the Harvard Kennedy School, as well as a reading list of related work by the scholars, selected by Journalist’s Resource.
2014 discussion with the senior fellow and director of the Brookings Institution’s Center for 21st Century Security and Intelligence.
Review of how to use Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search in order to locate and leverage networks of scholarly experts.
2014 overview of U.S. government offices and agencies that produce publically available data and reports and the tools they provide for accessing research.
2014 interview with Richard Locke, of MIT and Brown University, who studies global labor and corporate responsibility issues.
A leader in the field of science communication, Scheufele talks about how scientists and journalists can help the public better understand complex issues.
2013 list of key websites, institutions and journals that can help deepen policy knowledge and reporting about urban affairs.
From “sample” to “confounding variables,” a compilation of useful statistical concepts with which journalism students and working journalists should be familiar.