We talk with journalist Heidi Legg about her new paper examining five big trends in local journalism -- and why saving local news just might save democracy itself.
Journalists report on complex and difficult topics, including natural disasters, political violence and human suffering. We’ve summarized studies that look at how occupational stress affects journalists' mental health.
Tip #1: Let people with disabilities speak for themselves.
“The big takeaway is that it’s actually good to speak up in defense of the profession,” said lead author Ray Pingree.
In this short Q&A, media scholar Siva Vaidhyanathan talks about how Facebook has changed journalism and how reporters can do a better job covering Facebook and its influence.
Local TV news focuses more on national politics and slants more to the right at present than in recent years, new research finds.
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.
Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
Writing a FOIA can be hard. A new tool from data.world will help you improve your chances of success.
Talk of fake news dominated the 2016 presidential election cycle. New research examines how people fall for such disinformation.