Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.
A study by Yale University scholars suggests doctors' political affiliation influences their approach to health issues such as marijuana use, abortion and firearm storage.
Research in the
American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
People with little interest in politics vote more during violent wars, a 2016 study in the
American Journal of Political Science finds. Overall, people vote less if there have been few recent war deaths.
A primer on the tech issues behind the cyberattacks that have roiled the 2016 presidential campaign.
Ads, Public Opinion
2016 updated review of scholarship and resources related to negative campaign advertising and its effects.
2016 updated literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
2016 tip sheet featuring advice on interviewing politicians and public leaders from Molly Ball, a staff writer at
2016 study in the
American Journal of Political Science that looks at whether Latino political representation improves in the U.S. when election materials are printed in English and Spanish.
2016 study in
Contemporary Economic Policy that examines the fragmentation of the media alongside political polarization.