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Embedding Trump's tweets into news stories could boost his voter support, study finds

Embedding Trump's tweets into news stories could boost his voter support, study finds

When journalists embed President Donald Trump’s tweets into news stories, they could unknowingly help him gain voter support, a new paper finds. The post Embedding Trump’s tweets into news stories could boost his voter support,…

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Rural health care and COVID-19: A research roundup

Rural health care and COVID-19: A research roundup

As COVID-19 hot spots continue to emerge throughout the U.S., rural health care systems face challenges unlike those in urban areas. The post Rural health care and COVID-19: A research roundup appeared first on Journalist's…

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The BLS error that's made unemployment look lower than it really is for 3 months straight

The BLS error that's made unemployment look lower than it really is for 3 months straight

The unemployment rate in the U.S. has been percentage points higher than officially reported since the coronavirus pandemic shut down the economy. We break down the misclassification error behind the underreporting. The post The BLS…

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Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America: 7 papers to know

Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America: 7 papers to know

Reparations have been a topic of national discussion since the end of the Civil War. These seven studies can help inform the debate moving forward. The post Reparations for slavery and racial segregation in America:…

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The Confederate flag helped NASCAR build its brand: 3 research papers worth reading

The Confederate flag helped NASCAR build its brand: 3 research papers worth reading

NASCAR’s ties to the Confederate flag were intentional, research shows. The flag and what it represented helped sell tickets and create a base of Southern working-class fans. The post The Confederate flag helped NASCAR build…

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Covering NASCAR's ties to the Confederate flag and conservative politics: 5 tips for journalists

Covering NASCAR's ties to the Confederate flag and conservative politics: 5 tips for journalists

Florida State University researcher Joshua I. Newman offers guidance to help journalists better understand and report on the link between NASCAR and U.S. politics. The post Covering NASCAR’s ties to the Confederate flag and conservative…

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7 tips for journalists reporting on surprise medical bills

7 tips for journalists reporting on surprise medical bills

A longtime health care journalist offers tips for reporting on “surprise billing,” in which people face unexpected medical expenses despite having private insurance coverage. The post 7 tips for journalists reporting on surprise medical bills…

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Surprise billing: Why consumers with medical insurance still may face major health care expenses

Surprise billing: Why consumers with medical insurance still may face major health care expenses

People in the United States frequently receive unexpectedly high hospital bills even after paying for health insurance, which they counted on to help them to manage their medical costs, several studies show. The post Surprise…

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The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Research reveals longterm financial fallout

The 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre: Research reveals longterm financial fallout

Research is sparse on the long-term financial effects of the 1921 Tulsa Race Massacre, but three studies illuminate the economic fallout from the white riot that destroyed the predominately black Greenwood District. The post The…

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Fossils from Mongolia, Argentina show some dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs

Fossils from Mongolia, Argentina show some dinosaurs laid soft-shelled eggs

Scientists have unearthed the first fossils of soft-shelled eggs laid by dinosaurs – two disparate species from Argentina and Mongolia – in a discovery suggesting that the earliest dinosaurs produced such eggs before some lineages…