Understanding the 'Politics of pain'

During an especially intense news period, marked by a bomb blast in Manhattan and a subsequent manhunt in New Jersey, an investigation into the politics behind America’s opioid epidemic still received the attention it deserved.

What AP learned about using online surveys to measure support for presidential candidates

After commissioning an experiment designed to test new ways to survey voters who cast ballots early, AP updates its findings, using new breakdowns of advance and Election Day voting in the Florida primary.

The role of research in journalism

We spoke with Emily Bell, director of the Tow Center for Digital Journalism at Columbia University, about how research can answer some really important questions for news organizations.

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