Happy Friday! As we move into August, we rounded up research on abortion providers before Roe v. Wade, the ways country context influences web journalism analytics, and why so many people watch disaster coverage.

There’s Research on That!:

Abortion Providers before Roe v. Wade,” by Allison Nobles. With the threat of Roe v. Wade being overturned, we rounded up historical research on abortion providers before abortion was legal in the United States.


Web Journalism, Metrics, and Country Context,” by Neeraj Rajasekar. New research in the American Journal of Sociology finds that cultural and national idiosyncrasies impact how news organizations use digital analytics.


Empathy and Trauma on TV,” by Brooke ChambersVox talks with sociologist Tim Recuber about why so many people watch coverage of disasters.

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Sociological Images:

Creepy Videos Show Routines Running Wild,” by Evan Stewart.


Asian Americans, Bamboo Ceilings, and Affirmative Action,” by Margaret M. Chin.

Council on Contemporary Families:

Babies in the Senate and City Hall: Are Today’s Mothers Making Different Demands from the Generation before Them?” by Barbara Risman.

And a Few from the Community Pages:

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