research roundups and tip sheets about how journalists do their jobs
2011 study from the University of Nevada, the University of Wyoming, and UC Merced on the true factors that cause candidates to end their campaigns.
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2010 study in the American Political Science Review on the variables that can affect public views on issues over time.
2011 study in Political Communication examines trends in news stories in Chinese media and looks at underlying pressures driving these trends.
2011 study by Tufts University researchers of an ideologically diverse group of news sources to better understand the use of “outrage discourse."
2011 study in the American Political Science Review on the influence political party elites hold over public perception of policy positions.
2011 study by the Wharton School, University of Pennsylvania, in Psychological Science on the underlying factors that drive people to share news
2011 FCC report on the changing information environment in the 21st century and the challenges for both the press and democracy.
2010 study in American Sociological Review on characteristics of social advocacy organizations and their level of media attention.
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2011 study by SUNY-Buffalo published in Sexuality and Culture on depictions of women over time in a prominent, trend-setting media space in popular culture.
2009 paper in International Studies Quarterly on the impact of media freedom on human rights, dependant on the presence of other democratic institutions