“The big takeaway is that it’s actually good to speak up in defense of the profession,” said lead author Ray Pingree.
In this piece we wrote for Nieman Lab, we spotlight five studies on topics such as how Twitter affects journalists' news judgment and how often we remember where we read a news story.
After local newspapers close, political polarization among voters increases, according to new research in the Journal of Communication.
There’s a clear link between the accounts journalists follow on Twitter and the partisanship of their work, finds a new study from researchers at Northeastern University and the University at Buffalo.
Racial attitudes were the primary reason white Southerners abandoned the Democratic Party after party leaders began to advocate for civil rights legislation during the last half of the 20th century, a new study finds.
We teamed up with two reporters who know a lot about firearms to create a tip sheet that briefs journalists on basic terminology and warns them about some of the pitfalls of covering gun issues.
Claire Wardle, a research fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center, created a glossary so everyone has a shared vocabulary to discuss "fake news" and the spread of bad information online.
In an article that originally appeared in
Harvard Business Review, we explain what scholars know to date about the reach and impact of bad online information and what works to prevent and stop it.
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.
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.