One of the most common ways reporters cover elections — with a focus on who’s in the lead and who’s behind instead of on policy issues — hurts the public and the news industry.
Two experts — a university researcher and a former Census Bureau director — point out weaknesses in news coverage of the U.S. census and how journalists can do a better job covering the once-every-10-years population count.
Knowing most people haven’t made time to read all 448 pages of the Mueller report, Harvard's Tom Patterson has created an abridged version.
As the U.S. prepares for its 2020 census, we summarize research that looks at who’s most likely to be missed by the decennial population count and how an incorrect tally can hurt communities.
University of Arizona associate professor Jeannine Relly talks with Journalist's Resource about how business lobbies have shaped public records law in the U.S. since the 1960s.
“On average, people with disabilities have a lot more encounters with the health care system -- they need more health care,” says researcher H. Stephen Kaye.
When it comes to where America’s legislators invest their personal money, turns out they stick pretty firmly to their ideological ground.
Federal legislators embroiled in a financial or sex scandal receive much more money from donors and generally win re-election — if the scandal garners national media attention, research finds.
We've gathered and summarized 11 studies that look at sex education in public schools. Some examine the shortcomings of abstinence-only education as well as students' views and experiences in sex ed class.
"There’s some basic stuff about the laws that I think is misunderstood,” Jon Vernick, professor at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, said.