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.
2015 selection of research that helps define, understand and analyze the sharing economy, those who participate in it and its economic impact.
2016 highlights from the spring semester speaker series at Harvard's Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy.
A 2014 study published in the John Marshall Journal of Information Technology and Privacy Law looks at the loosely-regulated internet gun market and its impact on gun control.
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.
2016 tip sheet on using visualization software and applications to create charts, maps and other visual or interactive storytelling elements.
2016 report from the Congressional Research Service that outlines the key components of the Trans-Pacific Partnership.
2015 study in
Media Psychology that looks at how the speed of radio news and density of information impact what listeners understand, remember.
2016 study published in
Energy Policy that examines U.S. public opinions of offshore drilling based on 10 national polls, with a focus on the underlying factors that shape opinions.
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 study published in
Social Problems that looks at how female math and science teachers influence high school students’ decisions to major in STEM fields.
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.
Semester-long course that offers aspiring journalists a strong foundation in ethical decision-making, with a focus on the challenges created by digital technology, social media and evolving newsgathering practices.