Review of how to use Google Scholar and Microsoft Academic Search in order to locate and leverage networks of scholarly experts.
The editor-in-chief of CNN Digital and president of the Online News Association, Artley provides practical tips and examples for journalists looking to optimize their digital work.
2015 review of some of the best free, open tools on the Web for creating charts, graphs, videos, timelines and more. We recommend applications and discuss merits and drawbacks.
Dedicating time to examine your stories' grammar, spelling and accuracy is essential. Putting on an editor's hat allows you see your own copy in a different way and help you improve it.
After the 2015 death of the
New York Times media critic, we highlight his 2011 conversation with scholar danah boyd on the nature of media in the era of WikiLeaks and Occupy Wall Street.
2014 list of data sources and tools from a range of federal agencies, courtesy of Katherine R. Smith, executive director of the Council of Professional Associations on Federal Statistics.
Running list of useful datasets that can help drive stories as well as best practices, interviews with leading journalists and primers for journalists and students to sharpen their skills.
With the continued funding of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, John Wihbey of Journalist’s Resource reflects on the initiative in the context of wider media trends.
2014 overview of U.S. government offices and agencies that produce publically available data and reports and the tools they provide for accessing research.
Fall 2014 highlights from talks by journalists and media thinkers, including Charles M. Blow, Miriam Elder, Hendrik Hertzberg, Robin Sproul, Amy Walter and Charles Lewis.
2014 study from Pennsylvania State University published in
PLoS One that uses computer-science techniques to estimate the total amount of research knowledge available on the Web.
Harvard professor Gómez-Ibáñez talks about research on subjects as diverse as transit in the developing world, electric vehicles in urban areas and high-speed rail.
2014 conversation with a leading practitioner of data journalism. Cohen is editor of computer-assisted reporting at the
New York Times and board president of Investigative Reporters & Editors.
Tip sheet that highlights perennial journalistic problems and provides a dozen models of background research that can help reporters sort through conflicting information.
Roundup of useful studies that can enhance campus-based stories and provide material for practicing knowledge-based reporting.