Tips from Shorenstein fellow Sarah Smarsh on how reporters can improve their coverage of rural America.
Journalists rely on three types of research papers most often in their work: White papers, working papers and peer-reviewed journal articles. We explain each, pointing out its strengths and weaknesses.
A new online course from First Draft -- our partner across the hall at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center -- helps journalists use free tools to track down, source and verify information they find online.
Dan Schrag, director of Harvard's Center for the Environment, offers tips to help journalists cover climate change and the environment.
Dr. Lauren Wallner shares advice on how journalists might reconcile different research findings and how best to conceptualize the growing field of disparities research.
Tips from seasoned investigative journalists on FOIA requests, working with sources and more.
A tip sheet for reporters writing about infectious diseases.
An explainer on proportional representation, with a focus on ranked-choice voting.
Lowering America’s corporate tax rate is a priority for the Trump administration and Congressional Republicans. Elsewhere in government, however, analysts are suggesting caution.
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?