Journalists rely on three types of research papers most often in their work: White papers, working papers and peer-reviewed journal articles. We explain each, pointing out its strengths and weaknesses.
Criminologist Adam Lankford has found that mass shooters and suicide bombers are looking for fame. In an interview with JR, he asks journalists not to honor them, not to publish their names and pictures.
Imagine a storm like Hurricane Sandy hitting New York every five years. Under new climate models outlined in a prestigious scientific journal, the storms are likely to get much worse and hit much more often.