There is research showing red flag laws may be effective in preventing suicides, but there doesn't appear to be any research associating red flag laws with reducing mass shootings.
Scrambling to find fresh angles for back-to-school stories? Here are three great story ideas with matching research to get you started.
Researchers and physicians point to a growing body of peer-reviewed academic scholarship in support of gender-affirming medical treatment for transgender youth.
In early August 2019, exchange rates between the yuan and the dollar crossed a 7-to-1 threshold that many media outlets called “psychologically important.” What does psychology have to do with international financial markets? A lot.
To help guide newsrooms in conversations about how they can improve coverage of mass shootings, we’ve gathered research that examines news coverage from several angles, including how journalists portray shooters of different races.
Research finds a black man in the U.S. has a 1 in 1,000 chance of being killed by police during his lifetime -- 2.5 times the odds for a white man. This contextual data can
Dozens of people in the U.S. have found frogs, bats, birds and other creatures -- some still alive -- in their packaged produce in recent years, finds a new study.
We talk with journalist Heidi Legg about her new paper examining five big trends in local journalism -- and why saving local news just might save democracy itself.
Journalists report on complex and difficult topics, including natural disasters, political violence and human suffering. We’ve summarized studies that look at how occupational stress affects journalists' mental health.
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