New research forthcoming in Political Analysis finds U.S. legislators have been literally crossing the aisle less and less since the 1990s.
When Democratic presidential candidates appeal to Latino voters, white Democrats become less supportive, a study finds.
We gathered and summarized a sampling of published studies and working papers that examine white supremacy and far-right extremist groups from multiple angles, including online strategies for spreading propaganda.
When it comes to where America’s legislators invest their personal money, turns out they stick pretty firmly to their ideological ground.
“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.