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.
Tips from seasoned investigative journalists on FOIA requests, working with sources and more.
A tip sheet for reporters writing about infectious diseases.
Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
Writing a FOIA can be hard. A new tool from data.world will help you improve your chances of success.
This tip sheet offers basic tips and resources for journalists writing about property taxes.
How to research nonprofit organizations, with examples of investigations and instructions on finding and reading 990 tax filings.