2011 study in
Business and Politics on the performance of stocks purchased by members of the U.S. House of Representatives.
Tips and resources for stories about the role of money in politics
2011 study in the
Journal of Personality and Social Psychology on levels of compassion for large groups of people in need.
Journal of Politics study on partisan bias in how scandals are covered by U.S. news organizations.
Best practices for reporting on the official and unofficial players in federal, state, and local government, as well as the communities that they affect
2010 Brooklyn College paper on the lessons that could inform future policy-making to avoid the repeat of similar crises.
2009 Harvard University and Tel Aviv University study on whether the firms' executive compensation encouraged incentives for executives to take excessive risks.
2010 study by Stanford and Singapore Management University on the effect of credit tightening on international trade during the 2008-2009 financial crisis.
2008 Brookings Institution study on options for moving disadvantaged individuals to the banking system.
A good place to learn about journalists' rights and responsibilities is the code of ethics of the Society of Professional Journalists, which is widely used in newsrooms and classrooms as a guide for ethical behavior.