Tips for numbers-shy journalists on understanding and writing about statistics.
Looking for research on a particular topic? We’ll walk you through the steps we use here at Journalist's Resource.
Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
2016 tip sheet that helps journalists navigate the big-money and often partisan world of think tanks.
2015 roundup of useful materials and tip sheets that can help journalists improve their mathematical reasoning skills and reduce errors across a range of subjects.
Review of how to use Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search in order to locate and leverage networks of scholarly experts.
Thomas Patterson of Harvard's Shorenstein Center explores why misinformation is on the rise and what can be done about it. Part of the foundation series of essays for the launch of the U.S. edition of The Conversation website.
2014 conversation with a leading practitioner of data journalism. Cohen is editor of computer-assisted reporting at the
New York Times and board president of Investigative Reporters & Editors.
Understanding numbers and conveying their meaning is part of being a journalist. You should have a working knowledge of arithmetic, be comfortable with statistics, percentages and more.
In 1997 the Committee of Concerned Journalists began a national conversation to identify the principles that underlie journalism.