Tag: local reporting
Research in the
American Journal of Political Science suggests a higher turnout among minorities in voting districts where minorities make up most of the voting-age population.
Updated review of studies and reports that provide insights into law enforcement actions and recent patterns in America.
2015 study published in the
Journal of Experimental Criminology that examines how body cameras influence the behavior of police officers during encounters with the public.
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.
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
A 2016 list of math-related resources for media professionals of various experience and backgrounds.
2016 compilation of research that looks at the reliability and usefulness of economic impact studies that are performed on publicly-funded projects and programs.
2016 study published in the
Review of Policy Research that examines the role the public plays in forming regulations on environmental policy issues in five states.
2016 tip sheet offering 10 sources of information to help journalists stay informed on issues related to news media and technology.
2016 study by two Harvard University researchers that looks at how housing loss, including eviction and housing condemnation, affects job loss among the working poor.
2016 tip sheet that offers journalists several tools and sources they can use to localize the larger, national story of emissions reductions.
2016 tip sheet on using visualization software and applications to create charts, maps and other visual or interactive storytelling elements.
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2016 study led by a political scientist at Columbia University that looks at whether lawn signs used in elections as a campaign tactic generate votes.
2015 conversation with Juliette Kayyem, a Harvard University lecturer and national leader in homeland security. She offers advice on how journalists can better cover disasters and hold accountable the government agencies that respond to and manage emergency events.
2015 research brief from the Scholars Strategy Network and a University of Minnesota researcher looks at whether Americans with chronic illnesses such as cancer and heart disease are more or less likely to vote in elections.