When researching a story, academic research can provide you with data and findings that can help you with a story. The helpful folks at Journalist’s Resource have a list of seven ways to get your eyes on research that is sometimes behind a paywall.
As the they mention, “academic research can be one of the most important tools for covering public policy and fact-checking claims”.
Check out the list and save it for the next story to help you simplify complexity.
They are guaranteed to make you a better reporter!