Year-end 2014 column featuring a dozen powerful studies on diverse topics across news, social and digital media areas.
2014 research brief by Patricia Burch, University of Southern California; Annalee Good, University of Wisconsin-Madison; and Carolyn J. Heinrich and Chandi Wanger, University of Texas at Austin.
2014 selection of studies that explores the complex history, political convictions and changing nature of persons of Cuban origin living in the United States.
2014 study in Political Analysis proposing a new method for ranking countries on transparency issues based on willingness to report internal data to outside institutions.
In the wake of the deaths of Michael Brown and Eric Garner, we review research on the nature of social movements, “waves” of protests and activism cycles, as well as police response.
With the continued funding of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, John Wihbey of Journalist’s Resource reflects on the initiative in the context of wider media trends.
2014 study in the Journal of Policy Analysis and Management demonstrating how police ticketing campaigns can reduce traffic crashes and fatality rates.
2014 research brief on the durability of “special interest” tax breaks, based on nearly 20 years worth of data, by Jake Haselswerdt of the University of Michigan.and the Scholars Strategy Network.
Highlights of the 2014 event series at Harvard University’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, including David Carr of the New York Times, Julia Angwin of ProPublica and Deborah Amos of NPR.
A 2014 study from Princeton University published in International Migration Review on the impact of a change in the proportion of undocumented immigrants on immigrant wages.