Focusing on the electoral vote on election night will highlight yet-to-be-counted ballots and slow the urge to call the election too soon.
When journalists embed President Donald Trump’s tweets into news stories, they could unknowingly help him gain voter support, a new paper finds.
MIT professor David Rand helps social media users get a grip on the vast ecosystem of coronavirus misinformation — and offers advice for how journalists can avoid being part of the problem.
To help you understand what to watch out for as the 2020 census gets underway, comics journalist Josh Neufeld created this graphic guide to the decennial count.
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.
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.
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Computers in Human Behavior offers insights into how Russia's elections-interference operation played out on Twitter.
New research suggests the U.S. Supreme Court lost public support in recent decades partly because TV news coverage has tended to frame its decisions as political or insincere.
Privacy engineer Dipayan Ghosh offers tips to help journalists improve their coverage of data security and privacy issues, including the GDPR.
Voters who turn out for primary elections often are characterized as party extremists responsible for nominating candidates with ideologically extreme views. But a new analysis finds that these voters may not be much different from those who participate in general elections.