Category: News Media
2016 collection of research that offers insight on the link between gun violence and mental illness and the effectiveness of laws that ban certain people from buying firearms.
Synthesis of several 2016 research reports on news and social media, highlighting key graphics that show the evolution in this space.
2016 tip sheet from The Poynter Institute that explains how to report on changes in risk as it relates to health and medical studies and pharmaceutical trials.
2016 collection of academic research, statistical data and other resources to help journalists who are covering the Orlando nightclub shooting from various angles.
2016 highlights from the spring semester speaker series at Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy.
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.
2015 study published in
Media Psychology that examines media multitasking and the conditions under which people are likely to use more than one media platform at a time.
Columbia Journalism School's Nicholas Lemann explains a series of rules that can help journalists successfully integrate research and reporting.
A 2016 recorded talk by Sarah Kliff, deputy managing editor for visuals at Vox, about media coverage of the Affordable Care Act and what’s next for health care policy.
Linda Greenhouse, who reported on the Supreme Court for three decades for The New York Times, shared her thoughts about the polarization of the nation’s highest court as well as President Obama’s nomination of Merrick Garland and and the legacy of the late Justice Antonin Scalia. Today’s politically divided Supreme Court is anomalous in U.S. history, said
2015 study in
Media Psychology that looks at how the speed of radio news and density of information impact what listeners understand, remember.
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 talk by Nicco Mele, a digital strategist who is the Wallis Annenberg Chair in Journalism at the USC Annenberg School of Journalism, about the future and feasibility of various news business models.
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2016 talk in which Jill Abramson, the former executive editor of
The New York Times, weighs in on the quality of the media's 2016 campaign coverage.