We present research that examines why some individuals vehemently support or condemn the Confederate flag and its role in American race relations.
How to research nonprofit organizations, with examples of investigations and instructions on finding and reading 990 tax filings.
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.
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.
Ads, Public Opinion
2016 updated review of scholarship and resources related to negative campaign advertising and its effects.
Ads, Public Opinion
2016 updated literature review of political science insights on American presidential debates and their effects.
Overview of recent studies on U.S. immigration issues, including the demographic traits of unauthorized residents and the empirical truths about exclusionary attitudes.
2016 study published in
The Annual Review of Sociology, that identifies three key trends that characterize the big changes in American suburbia.
In light of the 2016 Olympics in Rio de Janeiro, we update our review of studies relating to earlier games and their local and national economic impacts.
2016 collection of research and reports focusing on Muslim-Americans.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2016 review of the research literature on U.S. lotteries and the types of people most likely to play.
2016 literature review of academic studies and papers that looks at the minimum wage in the United States, its wider effects and policy implications.
2016 report from researchers at Colorado State and Harvard universities that provides the first overall assessment of the economic value of America's national parks and programs offered by the National Park Service.
A 2016 roundup of studies and papers that provide perspective on the ongoing debate over a proposed U.S. carbon tax.