research roundups and tip sheets about how journalists do their jobs
“The big takeaway is that it’s actually good to speak up in defense of the profession,” said lead author Ray Pingree.
Harvard Business School professor Eugene Soltes, whose research focuses on corporate misconduct and fraud, offers tips on interviewing white-collar criminals such as Bernie Madoff from behind bars.
To help guide newsrooms in conversations about how they can improve coverage of mass shootings, we’ve gathered research that examines news coverage from several angles, including how journalists portray shooters of different races.
Among the main takeaways: Journalists would like academics to understand their tight deadlines. And academics would like journalists to take a statistics class.
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.
Journalists were much more likely to rely on academic experts when their coverage of midterm congressional elections focused on political strategy than when it focused on policy issues, according to a new study.
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To help journalists understand margin of error and how to correctly interpret data from surveys and polls, we’ve put together a list of seven tips, including clarifying examples.
Washington Post reporter Eugene Scott talks about the role of identity politics in the upcoming midterm elections and what he thinks journalists can do to improve their coverage.