New research suggests the U.S. Supreme Court lost public support in recent decades partly because TV news coverage has often framed its decisions as political or insincere.
Police officers rarely use force to apprehend and detain criminal suspects and, when they do, the majority of suspects are not injured, according to a new, first-of-its-kind analysis conducted by a research team comprised mostly of medical doctors.
A new study highlights the challenges politicians face trying to connect with a multilingual citizenry, including the intensely negative reaction voters who only speak English may have when they see Spanish-language political ads.
New research contradicts claims media organizations and political commentators have made about unusually high levels of political involvement among the public during the 2016 presidential election.
The study finds that public interest and voter engagement in 2016 closely matched that of previous elections.
Being a journalist means being resourceful. Presented with a name, you know where to dig. One place to hunt for leads is your state’s vital records office, which keeps certificates of birth, death, marriage and divorce. How much these forms tell you depends on state law.
Early impressions of family, community holidays and public rituals stay with many people through their lives. But beyond the childhood memories of food, company and shared celebration, these foundational experiences may form deeper habits with significance in later life.