2015 research roundup analyzing data related to deaths of suspects in police custody and looking at the academic literature that speaks to problematic or risky restraint tactics.
Synthesis of several 2016 research reports on news and social media, highlighting key graphics that show the evolution in this space.
2005 report in
Wilderness and Environmental Medicine that looks at the prevalence and characteristics of alligator attacks on humans in the U.S. from 1948 to 2004.
2016 study in
Proceedings of the National Academy of Sciences (PNAS) that provides one of the most comprehensive analyses to date of the many fluid dimensions of population movement across societies.
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2016 study published in
PNAS that looks at the benefits and drawbacks of alternative approaches to recovering depleted fisheries worldwide.
2016 roundup of research focusing on the role of party nominating conventions in the presidential election cycle.
2016 tip sheet offering 10 sources of information to help journalists stay informed on issues related to news media and technology.
2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.
2009 study from the Harvard Kennedy School surveying presidential nominating contests and historic voter participation patterns in the United States.
2016 tip sheet on using visualization software and applications to create charts, maps and other visual or interactive storytelling elements.
2016 tip sheet explaining several online tools that journalists can use to analyze Web traffic and social media patterns, including patterns related to popular search terms, hashtags and URLs.
2016 primer for student journalists and new education reporters that offers information about sources and databases related to higher education in the U.S.
2014 study in the
American Journal of Public Health showing a "strong association" between solitary confinement and acts of self-harm.
2015 year-end compilation of the best research in digital news and social media according to a range of scholars, digital gurus and journalists. Item first was published at Nieman Lab.