Last updated: February 17, 2017
With American rhetoric on Iran again heating up, Iranian public opinion can bolster reporting. But polling data from authoritarian countries must be used with caution.
Last updated: January 12, 2017
Millions of Americans acquire their guns without undergoing a background check, but a new survey suggests the proportion may be falling.
Last updated: November 10, 2016
Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.
Last updated: September 20, 2016
2016 updated literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
Last updated: August 24, 2016
A 2016 study in the Journal of Consumer Research finds that men avoid so-called “green” behavior because of concerns about gender identity, but behaviors can be changed with targeted advertising.
Last updated: August 9, 2016
2016 study in Political Communication examines the media’s role in shaping perceptions about how divided the country is and how voters respond to members of the other party.
Last updated: April 15, 2016
A Columbia researcher’s study that examines the roots of anti-Americanism in the Middle East and greater Muslim world to determine whether it is policy-based or extends to all things American.