Writing About Think Tanks and Using Their Research: A Cautionary Tip SheetAdvice from Journalist's Resource for journalists reporting on think tank research. Includes such tips as: look at the annual report, identify staff and advisors, investigate funding and budgets, and be aware of political leanings and conflicts of interest.
Think Tank Credibility: an annotated reading listThis annotated reading list is a review of resources that address credibility. Through a mixture of academic and non-academic readings it offers an overview of the subject and aims to help readers explore the concept of credibility.
Think Tank WatchNews & information about think tanks.
On Think Tanks BlogThis blog focuses on key internal and external issues of relevance and interest to think tanks as well as their staff and supporters.
Rankings by Influence and Transparency
- 2020 Global Go To Think Tank Index ReportAnnual ranking from the Think Tanks and Civil Societies Program at the University of Pennsylvania. Ranking from 2008-2019 are at TTCSP Global Go To Think Tank Index Reports.
- Top Influential Think TanksRankings from AcademicInfluence.com which uses artificial intelligence to determine the world's most influential think tanks.