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.
Asking these questions can help journalists gauge the quality of a research study or report and avoid relying on flawed findings.
Hackers are everywhere. This tip sheet offers free resources to help journalists protect their sources and themselves.
2016 tip sheet that helps journalists navigate the big-money and often partisan world of think tanks.
The staff of Journalist's Resource offers advice on how to find, understand and use academic research to ground a story and fact-check claims.
Tip sheet explaining a few basic statistical techniques that can help reporters and editors make decisions when there is some ambiguity -- and a borderline “call” -- inherent in the numbers.
Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.