Resources for journalists to leverage academic research
- Event: 2012 IRE Conference
- Speakers: TBA
- Date/Time: Saturday, June 16 at 10:50 a.m.
- Location: Suffolk
- Audio file: No audio file available.
We will discuss our own database project, Journalist’s Resource, which curates academic studies and government reports, and we’ll examine trends in academic research that are useful for journalists to know about. We’ll also review other information tools that can help journalists dig into
scholarship and pull in new ideas to inform stories and open up fresh angles.
Statistical terms used in research studies; a primer for journalists
Klein explains some key statistical terms used in academic research to help you get through the jargon. http://journalistsresource.org/reference/research/statistics-for-journalists/
Database checklist: Key academic research resources — both free and restricted
Wihbey provides useful tips on how to use academic research in your investigations. He includes many databases, both restricted and unrestricted. http://journalistsresource.org/reference/research/database-checklist-key-academic-research-resources-free-restricted/