Asking these questions can help journalists gauge the quality of a research study or report and avoid relying on flawed findings.
Tip sheet explaining a few basic statistical techniques that can help reporters and editors make decisions when there is some ambiguity -- and a borderline “call” -- inherent in the numbers.
Young women in blue-collar communities are less likely to have jobs eight years after high school than their peers in other areas, an American Sociological Review study finds.
A tip sheet for journalists traveling abroad to report for the first time.
A 2016 tip sheet offering a step-by-step guide to finding information about people while covering a crime-related story on deadline.
2016 tip sheet from The Poynter Institute that explains how to report on changes in risk as it relates to health and medical studies and pharmaceutical trials.
Article covering the basics of preparing, conducting, and editing an interview; with special emphasis on public officials and expert sources.
2015 study published in Educational Evaluation and Policy Analysis that looks at the economic and other benefits of community college certificates.
2016 study published in Demography that looks at how welfare reform policies aimed at getting more single mothers into the workforce affected employment among young men.
2016 tip sheet offering 10 sources of information to help journalists stay informed on issues related to news media and technology.