Here you can find selected academic research supported by RJI that offers actionable insights and advice for news and other organizations. In collaboration with partners at the Missouri School of Journalism and around the world, this work is designed to address the issues and questions that are raised as new technologies arrive on the scene, new strategic opportunities appear and stubborn challenges are dissected.

Mississippi River Basin: Environmental perspective and identity

As climate change and other environmental issues continue to impact the U.S., it is important to understand public attitudes and knowledge. This report focuses on those in the areas surrounding the Mississippi River, drawing from a survey of more than 2,300 people across the 10 mainstem states adjacent to the river. Click below to read the report, or read a press release about the research here. | Posted Oct. 19, 2023