Last updated: February 15, 2017
A growing number of research organizations are not only placing their data online, but giving users free tools to help visualize it. This tip sheet explores some of these resources.
Last updated: February 12, 2017
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.
Last updated: January 30, 2017
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.
Last updated: November 10, 2016
Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.
Last updated: September 30, 2016
2016 tip sheet providing a broad overview of key tools, terminology and applications that can help journalists map data and tell stories that have geospatial dimensions.
Last updated: September 7, 2016
This 2016 tip sheet helps journalists find and understand financial reports, such as the income statement, balance sheet and cash flow statement.
Last updated: May 20, 2016
A 2016 list of math-related resources for media professionals of various experience and backgrounds.
Last updated: April 18, 2016
2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.