Research on consumer attitudes toward digital privacy and the practices of tech companies that shape data collection and use policies.
New research contradicts claims media organizations and political commentators have made about unusually high levels of political involvement among the public in 2016.
A new online course from First Draft -- our partner across the hall at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center -- helps journalists use free tools to track down, source and verify information they find online.
Smartphones are distracting. New research shows this distraction can lead to boredom, antisocial behavior and unhappiness.
We spotlight 10 of the most compelling academic studies published in 2017, which delve into meaty topics such as venture-backed startups, artificial intelligence and the spread of disinformation.
This study, published in
Journalism in 2017, examines how journalism branding efforts affect the personal identities of reporters, editors and columnists.
This collection of research, compiled to help journalists write about Black Friday and winter holiday shopping, examines shopper experiences, holiday pricing, shopping psychology and Black Friday aggression.
In a few short years, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have assumed a big role in global finance. We explain how they work, the risks to traditional money systems and the revolutionary technology behind them.
This collection of research offers insights into the impacts of fake news, including fake Twitter images, and how people use the internet to spread rumors and misinformation.
Almost everyone has a smartphone. They can be distracting. But new research shows they may also impair our ability to think straight even when we’re not using them.