Resourceful journalists know how a birth, marriage or death certificate can yield good leads. We explain how to find these vital records.
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.
Basic polling concepts for journalists, including how polls are conducted, polling organizations, and things to watch out for when reporting on polling results.
2016 collection of guides and tip sheets aimed at helping journalists cover the Zika virus accurately and responsibly.
The basics of preparing, conducting, and editing an interview; with special emphasis on public officials and expert sources.
2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.
Columbia Journalism School's Nicholas Lemann explains a series of rules that can help journalists successfully integrate research and reporting.
Overview of how to write stories about the markets, including stocks, bonds and more
Ten linking “best practices,” with an emphasis on stability and transparency. The goal is to reduce the chance that links will go bad, minimize the work going forward and maximize the utility for users.
2015 roundup of studies and related news articles that provide material for studying and improving techniques and approaches to writing about research.