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2012 reference article surveying new sites, tools, and concepts that are part of the evolving field of data journalism.
2012 study from Vanderbilt University on the demographics, motivations and outcomes of double majoring in college.
Recent interviews with Journalist’s Resource research director Thomas Patterson, Bradlee Professor of Government and the Press at the Harvard Kennedy School’s Shorenstein Center. Patterson is author of the forthcoming book Informing the News: The Need for Knowledge-based Journalism.
2013 article highlighting six powerful investigative stories over the past year. The stories are finalists for the Goldsmith Prize for Investigative Reporting, and make for a strong reading list for classrooms and those interested in journalism.
Compilation of useful statistical concepts that journalism students and working journalists should be familiar with.
2013 roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.
Article covering the basics of preparing, conducting, and editing an interview; with special emphasis on public officials and expert sources.
Tip sheet on formulating, researching, writing and editing news opinion articles.
2012 study published in PLoS Medicine that analyzes studies, their associated press releases and subsequent media coverage to understand how accurately the research results were conveyed.
Semester-long course on political reporting, including governance, the democratic process, and how to cover elections,
Guide from the Citizen Media Law Project providing an overview of FOIA and other techniques for finding documents at different levels of government.
Legal tip sheet from the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard’s Berkman Center.
2012 study in Journalism & Mass Communication Quarterly on different reader responses to narrative stories versus policy stories, and the relative benefits of narrative stories.
2012 curriculum overview with links to a variety of materials that help foster basic research competencies.
Terms and concepts relating to academic research methods, theories and ways of thinking about questions.
Overview of search lessons and techniques from Google, with a focus on how to locate scholarly and research-related resources.
Article with links to key academic and research databases and a discussion of free/paid access issues.
Overview article that provides an introduction to the academic research world and explains how it can be leveraged by journalists.
2012 interview with author and investigative reporter Ron Suskind about his reporting and writing techniques.
Semester-long course on covering the science, policy and business of health care in the United States.