Claire Wardle, a research fellow at Harvard's Shorenstein Center, created a glossary so everyone has a shared vocabulary to discuss "fake news" and the spread of bad information online.
Tammy Patrick, once a federal compliance officer for the Maricopa County Elections Department in Arizona, offers eight tips to help journalists improve their coverage of U.S. elections.
Our new tip sheet outlines 11 questions journalists should ask to help them decide how to frame the findings of a public opinion poll — or cover them at all.
Elizabeth Arnold explains how public apathy about climate change is partly journalists' fault and offers tips to improve their coverage.
Privacy engineer Dipayan Ghosh offers tips to help journalists improve their coverage of data security and privacy issues, including the GDPR.
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.