Author: John Wihbey
We summarized studies that look at deaths in police custody from multiple angles, including restraint methods and police force demographics.
Each year, the federal government distributes billions of dollars in Title I grants to school districts based on the number of low-income children each district serves. Localize your state's stakes with our interactive maps.
To help journalists understand how the 2020 census will affect each state’s share of federal dollars, we’ve visualized fiscal year 2017 data for 40 of the largest census-guided programs.
To help you appreciate and explain how the 2020 census will affect federal programs on the national level, we created an interactive visualization tool.
An updated collection of recent reports, research and analysis relating to Amtrak, rail transit and Positive Train Control.
We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
How to research nonprofit organizations, with examples of investigations and instructions on finding and reading 990 tax filings.
Tip sheet explaining a few basic statistical techniques that can help reporters and editors make decisions when there is some ambiguity -- and a borderline “call” -- inherent in the numbers.
2016 tip sheet providing a broad overview of key tools, terminology and applications that can help journalists map data and tell stories that have geospatial dimensions.
Ads, Public Opinion
2016 updated review of scholarship and resources related to negative campaign advertising and its effects.