In this Q&A, media scholar John Wihbey explains what journalists and newsrooms can learn from his new book,
The Social Fact: News and Knowledge in a Networked World.
We've gathered and summarized 11 studies that look at sex education in public schools. Some examine the shortcomings of abstinence-only education as well as students' views and experiences in sex ed class.
Paying for medical, housing or food bills is a challenge for 40% of rural American adults, according to the results of a new nationally representative survey.
"There’s some basic stuff about the laws that I think is misunderstood,” Jon Vernick, professor at JHU’s Bloomberg School of Public Health, said.
Key facts and the latest scholarship on methamphetamine, a highly addictive drug that has recently made a resurgence.
This research roundup looks at the effects of screen time on children’s health.
New research in JAMA Pediatrics finds an association between spending early childhood in a country with wide income inequality and being bullied during early adolescence.
Michael Graczyk, who covered capital punishment for more than 35 years as a criminal justice reporter for the Associated Press, offers eight tips on covering capital punishment, death row inmates and executions.
In neighborhoods that shifted from white to black in the prewar era, housing rental prices soared while home values plunged, according to a new NBER working paper.
Our newest research roundup examines capital punishment from multiple angles, including prisoner experiences, factors that affect sentencing and how effectively the death penalty deters crime.