Politicians looking to reform America’s tax system often talk about closing loopholes and cutting deductions. What does this mean? And who is lobbying against the changes?
Tips for numbers-shy journalists on understanding and writing about statistics.
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In a few short years, cryptocurrencies like bitcoin have assumed a big role in global finance. We explain how they work, the risks to traditional money systems and the revolutionary technology behind them.
Amid the opioid crisis, the synthetic drug fentanyl stands out for its danger and the sheer number of Americans it has killed. This tip sheet offers reporters background and resources.
Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
Because federal judges wield significant power, they are at the core of a president’s legacy. We explain how they are chosen and confirmed.
When your city or state needs cash for infrastructure, it probably issues a municipal bond. We explain how “munis” work.
Writing a FOIA can be hard. A new tool from data.world will help you improve your chances of success.
Running for office in the United States is an expensive affair. Immense sums change hands. This tip sheet will help journalists find and track the influence of money in politics.