28 CFR 50.10 (Code of Federal Regulations) - Policy with regard to the issuance of subpoenas to members of the news media, subpoenas for telephone toll records of members of the news media, and the interrogation, indictment, or arrest of, members of the news media.
American Reporter - A six-day-per week electronic daily newspaper owned by the writers whose work it features. The American Reporter was founded to give journalists around the world an opportunity to have a financial stake in their own work.
Automated Content Access Protocol (ACAP) - Provides content providers with tools to communicate their copyright terms and conditions online in a language that can be read, understood and interpreted by machines.
British Library: Newspapers - The national archive collections in the United Kingdom of British and overseas newspapers. Includes entries for over 52,000 newspaper and periodical titles from all over the world, dating from the 17th to the 21st century. Also, Newspaper History links, and special collections in popular culture, specialist news information resources, and newspaper libraries and facilities resources.
CAL-FOIA Archive - The CAL-FOI archive, sponsored by the Northern California chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, is a collection of documents and links to Internet sites on First Amendment, public records, open government and similar issues of concern to reporters.
California Digital Newspaper Collection - Contains over 400,000 pages of significant historical California newspapers published from 1846-1922, including the first California newspaper, the Californian, and the first daily California newspaper, the Daily Alta California. It also contains issues of several current California newspapers that are part of a pilot project to preserve and provide access to contemporary papers.
California Newspaper Project - An 18 year effort by CBSR to identify, describe and preserve California newspapers. Close to 9,000 California newspapers were inventoried in over 1,400 repositories throughout the state, 1.5 million pages of California newspapers were preserved and made available on microfilm, and 100,000 rolls of negative microfilm rolls are being processed for permanent storage at the UC Regional Library Storage Facilities.
Canadian Journalism Project, The - Promotes national discussion about journalism as well as providing a source for news, research, commentary, advice and resources for industry professionals, scholars and students.
Cascadia Media Collective - An uncompromising group of guerrilla journalists producing videos, audio CDs, pamphlets, and other multimedia projects. Seeks not only to inform people of social injustice and environmental destruction but also to strengthen and mobilize the community of resistance. Through these projects Cascadia Media Collective provides a healthy, vibrant alternative to the corporate/state propaganda packaged as the nightly news.
Center for Investigative Journalism (CIJ) - UCK charity committed to the education and training of journalists, editors and researchers towards critical in-depth reporting and defence of the public interest. Excellent resources including:
Center for Investigative Reporting (CIR) - An independent news organization that strengthens democracy by exposing injustice and abuse of power. Investigates critical, underreported issues. Staff includes highly skilled reporters who know how to cultivate sources and find hidden information; engineers and analysts who create news apps, interactive maps and tools to help the public understand issues from the macro to the micro level; and radio, video and multimedia producers who create engaging documentaries, videos and animated features to demystify complex topics. More than 300 news outlets partner with us or have featured our reporting, including ABC, Univision, Al-Jazeera English, The Young Turks, Stars and Stripes, the San Francisco Chronicle, KQED, NPR, PBS, The Daily Beast, "The Daily Show with Jon Stewart," Fox News, MSNBC, CNN, YouTube and more.
Centurion Risk Assessment Services - Prepares people both mentally and practically for dangerous work in extreme conditions. These people are usually in the news media, international organisations, humanitarian aid agencies, charities and other NGOs, and commercial businesses.
Chauncey Bailey Project - To continue Bailey's work and answer questions regarding his death, more than two dozen reporters, photographers and editors from print, broadcast and electronic media, and journalism students are launching the Chauncey Bailey Project. It is convened by New America Media, a project of Pacific News Service and the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education. The Chauncey Bailey Project is loosely modeled on the Arizona Project, which in 1976 brought journalists from around the country to Phoenix to finish the work of Arizona Republic reporter Don Bolles, who was killed by a car bomb while he was investigating the Mafia. In Oakland, the Chauncey Bailey Project is finishing Bailey's investigation of violence and financial fraud at Your Black Muslim Bakery, an institution in the San Francisco Bay Area for almost 40 years. Following the bakery string, it's also being led into an examination of the bakery's relationships with local politicians, city and business officials and the Oakland Police Department.
Chronicling America: Historic American Newspapers - Search and view newspaper pages from 1860-1922 and find information about American newspapers published between 1690-present. Chronicling America is sponsored jointly by the National Endowment for the Humanities and the Library of Congress as part of the National Digital Newspaper Program (NDNP).
Churnalism - Churn engine to distinguish journalism from churnalism. 'Churnalism' is a news article that is published as journalism, but is essentially a press release without much added. On churnalism.com you can: Compare a press release with over three million articles published by any national newspaper website, the BBC or Sky News since 2007. See the percentage of the press release cut and pasted into news articles, and the number of characters that overlap. See the press release side-by-side with an image of the article, showing which bits have been copied. Share examples of churn via twitter and facebook. Search examples of churn saved by other people and scraped by churnalism.com.
City University of London - Journalism courses at City give you the skills, principles and techniques needed for a journalism career in both traditional and new media
Climate Science Rapid Response Team - A match-making service to connect climate scientists with lawmakers and the media. The group is committed to providing rapid, high-quality information to media and government officials.
Common Sense Media - Exists because media and entertainment profoundly impact the social, emotional, and physical development of our nation's children. Provides trustworthy information and tools, as well as an independent forum, so that families can have a choice and a voice about the media they consume.
Coral Project - Improves the ways that journalists and communities engage on news websites. Building free, open-source tools for publishers of all sizes.
Crawford Media Services - Provides end-to-end creative and post production services as well as solutions for mass migration of legacy content to digital formats, storage and archiving, media asset management, and e-commerce enabled on-line publishing.
Creative Commons - A nonprofit organization that develops, supports, and stewards legal and technical infrastructure that maximizes digital creativity, sharing, and innovation.
Cyberjournalist - Tips and talk for online writers and editors. Special coverage information, resources, and compilations.
Defence Advisory (DA) Notice - An official request to news editors not to publish or broadcast items on specified subjects for reasons of national security. The system is still in use in the United Kingdom. See Wikipedia for more backgound information.
Detailed Political Quizzes - Jeffrey Rudolph, a Montreal college professor, has prepared several widely-distributed quizzes on Israel-Palestine, Iran, Hamas, Terrorism, Saudi Arabia, U.S. Inequality, the U.S. Christian Right, and Hezbollah.
DocumentCloud - DocumentCloud is a tool for organizing and working with large documents and document collections, a document viewer that makes it easier for reporters to share source material with readers and a publicly accessible repository of primary source documents that were used in reporters' investigations. If you regularly report on primary source documents, DocumentCloud can help you get the most out of them. Also see Public Search and Wikipedia entry.
Don Bolles Medal - Established in 2017, the Don Bolles Medal recognizes investigative journalists who have exhibited extraordinary courage in standing up against intimidation or efforts to suppress the truth about matters of public importance. The medal was created in conjunction with the 40th anniversary of the Arizona Project, an effort led by IRE to finish the work of Don Bolles, an Arizona Republic investigative reporter who was killed in 1976 by a car bomb.
East Village Other, The - This site, created by the NYU Arthur L. Carter Journalism Institute in conjuction with its NYTimes.com community news and information site, The Local East Village, celebrates the history and significance of the often-outrageous East Village Other (1965-72). The website grows out of the research for an exhibition and panel discussion at the Carter Institute.
EasyMediaList - Create media lists for business publicity and promotion. In minutes you can download a list of American media contacts for your on-going publicity efforts, including distribution of press releases and news alerts.
Electronic Privacy Information Center - A public interest research center in Washington, D.C. It was established in 1994 to focus public attention on emerging civil liberties issues and to protect privacy, the First Amendment, and constitutional values.
Enders Analysis - Provides a subscription research service covering the media, entertainment, mobile and fixed telecommunications industries in Europe, with a special focus on new technologies and media. We cover all sides of the market, from consumers and leading companies (e.g. Vodafone, Iliad, ITV, BT, Sky, Virgin Media, Apple, Google and others), to regulation.
Environmental Media Services (EMS) - A nonprofit communications clearinghouse dedicated to expanding media coverage of critical environmental and public health issues. EMS regularly brings together experts from academic, government, business, science, medical and public interest communities for extended briefings with journalists on controversial and/or emerging environmental and public health issues.
ExpertClick - Knowledgeable sources for your news story or documentary. Search for experts worldwide on over 12,000 topics.
Explainer - Answers to questions about the news from Slate's news department.
Fear and Favor in the Newsroom - Narrated by Studs Terkel, Fear and Favor in the Newsroom shows on film how ownership of the press by a small corporate elite constricts the free flow of ideas and information upon which our democracy depends.
First Amendment Online: Press - Overview, FAQs, cases and resources, courtroom access, prior restraint, shield laws, gog orders, cameras in the courtroom and more.
Free Press - A national, nonpartisan organization working to reform the media. Through education, organizing and advocacy, it promotes diverse and independent media ownership, strong public media, and universal access to communications.
GDELT Project, The - Supported by Google Ideas, the GDELT Project monitors the world's broadcast, print, and web news from nearly every corner of every country in over 100 languages and identifies the people, locations, organizations, counts, themes, sources, emotions, counts, quotes and events driving global society every second of every day, creating a free open platform for computing on the entire world. The GDELT Project consists of over a quarter-billion event records in over 300 categories covering the entire world from 1979 to present, along with a massive network diagram connecting every person, organization, location, and theme to this event database. Its vision is to leverage this data to construct a catalog of human societal-scale behavior and beliefs across all countries of the world, connecting every person, organization, location, count, theme, news source, and event across the planet into a single massive network that captures what's happening around the world, what its context is and who's involved, and how the world is feeling about it, every single day.
Gebbie Press: All-In-One-Media Directory - Comprehensive directory for working media professionals includes all radio and TV stations, all daily and weekly newspapers, trade and consumer magazines, Black and Hispanic media, news syndicates, networks, AP/UPI bureaus.
GfK MRI - A leading producer of media and consumer research in the United States. GfK MRI's Survey of the American Consumer is the industry standard for magazine audience ratings in the U.S. and is used in the majority of media and marketing plans in the country.
Global Voices Advocacy - A project of Global Voices Online. Works to build a global anti-censorship network of bloggers and online activists throughout the developing world that is dedicated to protecting freedom of expression and free access to information online.
Glasgow Media Group - A research based grouping of academics within the sociology department of Glasgow University. The purpose of its work is to promote the development of new methodologies and substantive research in the area of media and communications.
Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) - Composed of nonprofit investigative journalism organizations that produce stories, conduct training, provide resources, and encourage the creation of similar nonprofit groups. Resources include:
Data Journalism - A guide to resources on computer-assisted reporting, including data collection and analysis, visualization, mapping, and more.
Digital Security - Ensuring your digital files and communications: guidelines, tipsheets, and tutorials.
Investigative Journalism Organizations - The names and web addresses of more than 100 nonprofit investigative journalism organizations. The list includes nonprofit newsrooms, online publishers, professional associations, NGOs, training institutes, and academic centers in nearly 50 countries.
Golden Padlock Award - Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc.'s Golden Padlock award recognizes the most secretive publicly-funded agency or person in the United States. "This honor acknowledges the dedication of government officials working tirelessly to keep vital information hidden from the public," said David Cay Johnston, president of IRE.Their abiding commitment to secrecy and impressive skill in information suppression routinely keeps knowledge about everything from public health risks to government waste beyond the reach of citizens who pay their salaries."
Help a Reporter Out (HARO) - Every day, HARO brings nearly 30,000 reporters and bloggers, over 100,000 news sources and thousands of small businesses together to tell their stories, promote their brands and sell their products and services.
History Buff - An historical reference to press coverage from the 16th to 20th centuries. Find out how historical events were covered in the press. Read the actual newspaper accounts for events in American history - not the transcrips or microfilm copies - but the originals.
History Commons - A tool for open-content participatory journalism. It allows people to investigate important issues by providing a space where people can collaborate on the documentation of past and current events, as well as the entities associated with those events. The website can be used to investigate topics at the local, regional, or global level.
I Files, The - Produced by The Center for Investigative Reporting, The I Files is the first channel for investigative journalism on YouTube. Working with major contributors such as The New York Times, Al-Jazeera, ABC, BBC, Vice, Univision, NPR, PBS, Investigative News Network and many more, The I Files selects and showcases the best stories from around the globe.
ICIJ Offshore Leaks Database - This database contains ownership information about companies created in 10 offshore jurisdictions including the British Virgin Islands, the Cook Islands and Singapore. ICIJ plans to include information from the Panama Papers to update this database. The names – with links to more than 200 countries – will be added to the Offshore Leaks database (published in 2013), which already contains more than 100,000 paper companies that ICIJ obtained in a previous leak.
Impunity No More - A vivid account of the quest of justice in various cases of violence against journalists.
Independent Media Institute - Dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism, and to improving the public's access to independent information sources.
International Day to End Impunity - Launched on 23 November 2011, marks the anniversary of the 2009 Ampatuan massacre in the Philippines, when 32 journalists and media workers were murdered. The goal of the Day is to achieve justice for those persecuted for exercising their right to freedom of expression by drawing global attention to the issue of impunity. The Day not only raises public awareness about what creates and sustains a culture of impunity, it also prompts concerned citizens world-wide to take action, make their voices heard and demand justice.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting (IWPR) - IWPR supports media development through collaborative journalistic projects and other forms of practical assistance. Long-time publisher of WarReport, IWPR produces several electronic reporting and monitoring services, all available via the Web or e-mail (in up to five languages), and operates a range of training, local publications and other development programmes.
International Journalists' Network (IJNet) - An online service for journalists, media managers, media assistance professionals, journalism trainers and educators and anyone else with an interest in the state of the media around the world. The IJNet is produced by the International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) in Washington, D.C.
International Press Institute (IPI) - Global network of journalists, editors and media executives, dedicated to freedom of the press and improving the standards and practises of journalism.
International Press Telecommunications Council (IPTC) - A consortium of the world's major news agencies, news publishers and news industry vendors. It develops and maintains technical standards for improved news exchange that are used by virtually every major news organization in the world. The IPTC not only provides news exchange formats to the news industry but also creates and maintains sets of topics to be assigned as metadata values to news objects like text, photographs, graphics, audio- and video files and streams for many years now.
International Reporting Awards - These competitions honor journalists around the world, who have demonstrated excellence in reporting:
Free Media Pioneer Prize - The International Press Institute responds to threats to press freedom and injustice to journalists with an award recognizing journalists who have helped forge media independence.
International Editor of the Year - World Press Review presents an award to the editor-in-chief of a publication outside the United States. It honors courage and leadership in advancing press freedom and responsibility, enhancing human rights, and excellence in journalism.
World Press Photo Awards - Honors excellence in photojournalism for spot news, portraits, general news, science and technology, nature and the environment, and the World Press Photo of the Year.
International Reporting Project - Designed to educate U.S. journalists about global issues and to increase and improve the coverage of international topics in the U.S. news media. It does so through a variety of fellowships, conferences, seminars, fact-finding visits and publications to meet the needs of all levels of journalists: early-career, mid-career and senior journalists.
Internet Newsroom - Guide for journalists and other information professionals who want to use the Internet to gather information.
Internew - An international non-profit organization that supports open media worldwide. The organization fosters independent media in emerging democracies, produces innovative television and radio programming and Internet content, and uses the media to reduce conflict within and between countries.
Intrepid News Fund - Created early 2017 in response to diminished funding of independent investigative journalists within US mainstream media, The Intrepid News Fund promotes under-reported news and human interest stories from Latin America. Accomplishes this by funding travel, ground and research costs for independent journalists.
Investigative Fund, The - Incubates and supports important investigative stories with the potential for social impact, particularly on issues that may be bypassed by the mainstream media. The Investigative Fund does this by providing reporters with editorial guidance, institutional support, and grants to cover the research costs associated with investigative journalism.
Investigative News Network (INN) - A collaboration among a new cohort of nonprofit newsrooms dedicated to serving the public interest. Members share content and resources, connect with professional- and business-development services, and lead the evolving practice of journalism in the public interest.
Investigative Reporting Program (Berkeley IRP) - The Berkeley IRP at U.C. Berkeley's Graduate School of Journalism is dedicated to promoting and protecting the practice of investigative reporting. Through its various projects, students have opportunities to gain mentorship and practical experience in breaking major stories for some of the nation's foremost print and broadcast outlets. The Berkeley IRP also works closely with students to develop and publish their own investigative pieces.
Investigative Reporting Workshop - A project of the School of Communication (SOC) at American University: a nonprofit, professional newsroom. The Workshop publishes in-depth stories at about government and corporate accountability, ranging widely from the environment and health to national security and the economy.
IPD Group - Provides Internet data mining and search services to organizations and professional users who need current news about specific topics.
Izzy Award - The Izzy Award is named after legendary maverick journalist I.F. Stone, who launched I.F. Stone Weekly in 1953 and exposed government deception, McCarthyism, and racial bigotry. Presented annually for "special achievement in independent media," the Izzy Award will go to an independent outlet, journalist, or producer for contributions to our culture, politics, or journalism created outside traditional corporate structures.
Jhistory - A forum for discussions with professors, graduate students and professionals debating and exploring journalism history topics.
Jilted Journalists - Provides industry news, tips, personal finance information and a forum for journalists and others losing jobs in the news and newspaper industry.
Journalist Security Guide - Information on defending your data: from research notes to the confidential details of your contacts, from basic details of your itinerary to audio and video files; protecting data that is private to you, as well as protecting the privacy of communication between you and your colleagues. Provided by the Committee to Protect Journalists. Also see CPJ Blog.
La Lutta New Media Collective - Offers new media technical assistance to non-profit, community and grassroots groups unable to incorporate appropriate technological strategies into their daily operations.
Labor Press Project - This site brings together information about the history and ongoing influence of newspapers and periodicals published by unions, labor councils, and radical organizations in the Pacific Northwest.
Levinson Inquiry: Culture, Practice and Ethics of the Press - The UK's Prime Minister announced a two-part inquiry investigating the role of the press and police following the News International phone-hacking scandal, on 13 July 2011. Lord Justice Leveson was appointed as Chairman of the Inquiry. The first part will examine the culture, practices and ethics of the media. In particular, Lord Justice Leveson will examine the relationship of the press with the public, police and politicians. He is assisted by a panel of six independent assessors with expertise in key issues being considered by the Inquiry. Also see:
MapLight - Revealing money's influence on politics. MapLight is a nonpartisan research organization that reveals money's influence on politics in the U.S. Congress and in the California and Wisconsin legislatures. It provides journalists and citizens with transparency tools that connect data on campaign contributions, politicians, legislative votes, industries, companies, and more to show patterns of influence never before possible to see.
Mark Feldstein - Feldstein spent twenty years as an award-winning on-air investigative correspondent at CNN, ABC News, and various local television stations. Feldstein has been published in numerous peer-reviewed journals; his recent book Poisoning the Press has received widespread critical acclaim and earned top academic awards for research. He is regularly quoted as a media analyst by leading outlets in the US and abroad and has testified as an expert witness in court and before Congress on First Amendment issues.
Marshall McLuhan (1911-1980) - A Canadian philosopher of communication theory. His work is viewed as one of the cornerstones of the study of media theory, as well as having practical applications in the advertising and television industries. Also see Wikipedia entry.
Media Access Project (MAP) - Provides policy advocacy at the FCC and the courts, advocacy in the media and other public forums, and day-to-day counseling of civic organizations and individuals.
Media Alliance - Training and resources for media workers, activists and community organizations.
Media Bureau - Develops, recommends and administers the policy and licensing programs relating to electronic media, including cable television, broadcast television, and radio in the United States and its territories.
Media Guide - Extensive links to U.S. national and local media.
Media Law Research Center (MLRC) - An information clearinghouse organized by a number of media organizations to monitor developments and promote First Amendment rights in the libel, privacy and related legal fields.
Media Legal Defense Initiative (MLDI) - A non-governmental organisation which helps journalists and independent media outlets around the world defend their rights. Works directly with individual lawyers around the world, and also has partnerships with national organisations who provide legal aid to journalists.
Media Rights Technologies, Inc. - Creates and licenses content management and enablement solutions, empowering the effective distribution of any digital content: entertainment, personal, commercial, or educational.
Media UK - Directory of UK media resources, including television, radio, newspapers, magazines, newsfeeds.
MediaFinder - Comprehensive database of print media in the U.S. and Canada. MediaFinder from Oxbridge Communications is the source for subscription, mailing list and advertising information for over 90,000 magazines, newsletters, catalogs, directories, newspapers, journals and other periodicals.
MediaStudies - Serves as a hub - providing links to educational guidelines, global news outlets and other resources for media educators, students, researchers, and the wider community.
Memory Hole 2 - Run by Russ Kick. Saves important documents from oblivion. Its predecessor, The Memory Hole (2002-2009), posted hundreds of documents, many of which will be reposted on this new site.
MIT Media Lab - Product designers, nanotechnologists, data-visualization experts, industry researchers, and pioneers of computer interfaces work side by side to invent—and reinvent—how humans experience, and can be aided by, technology.
Molly Ivins - Wikipedia backgrounder on the American newspaper columnist, author, political commentator, and humorist. For archives of her reporting, also see:
Museum of Broadcast Communications (MBC) - Located in the Chicago Cultural Center on Michigan Avenue at Washington Street, this extensive public archives collection houses more than 70,000 radio and television programs and commercials.
Nation Digital Archive - An assemblage of words and images from some of the most thought-provoking writers, activists and artists of the nineteenth and twentieth centuries - from the Civil War through the millennium. Contributors include Henry James, Sinclair Lewis, Willa Cather, H.L. Mencken, Upton Sinclair, Margaret Mead, Edna St. Vincent Millay, Bertrand Russell, I.F. Stone, Jean-Paul Sartre, W. H. Auden, Martin Luther King, Jr., Toni Morrison, Gore Vidal, Alexander Cockburn, Katha Pollitt and many more.
Newseum - Headquartered in Washington, D.C. Promotes, explains and defends free expression and the five freedoms of the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition. The Newseum experience also traces the evolution of electronic communication from the birth of radio, to the technologies of the present and the future.
Nieman Foundation for Journalism - Established in 1938, the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard administers the oldest midcareer fellowship program for journalists in the world. More than 1,300 journalists of accomplishment from 88 countries have received Nieman Fellowships and benefited from a year of study and exploration at Harvard University. The Nieman Foundation also publishes the quarterly magazine Nieman Reports, the nation's oldest magazine devoted to a critical examination of the practice of journalism. Additionally, the foundation is home to the Nieman Program on Narrative Journalism and the Nieman Watchdog Journalism Project, which encourages reporters and editors to monitor and hold accountable those who exert power in all aspects of public life. Also see:
Nieman Lab - An attempt to help journalism figure out its future in an Internet age.
Netroots Nation - Amplifies progressive voices by providing an online and in-person campus for exchanging ideas and learning how to be more effective in using technology to influence the public debate.
New America Media (NAM) - The first and largest national collaboration and advocate of 2000 ethnic news organizations in the U.S. Founded by the nonprofit Pacific News Service in 1996, NAM is headquartered in California with offices in New York and Washington D.C., and partnerships with journalism schools to grow local associations of ethnic media. NAM produces, aggregates and disseminates multimedia content and services for and from the youth and ethnic media sectors.
New York State Society of CPAs (NYSSCPA) - The Society develops programs and other resources for financial journalists. These include the semi-annual Excellence in Financial Journalism Award, an annual spring seminar series Understanding and Evaluating Financial Statements, and customized seminars specially tailored to meet the individual needs of interested news organizations.
News Frontier Database (NFDB) - A searchable, living, and ongoing documentation of digital news outlets across the country. Featuring originally reported profiles and extensive data sets on each outlet.
News Sniffer (UK) - Monitors news websites and detects when articles change. The versions are viewable and the changes are highlighted. Currently monitors a few key feeds from the BBC News, the Guardian, and The New York Times.
News War - This PBS Frontline documentary examines the political, cultural, legal, and economic forces challenging the news media today and how the press has reacted in turn. Through interviews with key figures in print, broadcast and electronic media over the past four decades - and with behind-the-scenes access to some of today's most important news organizations, Frontline traces the recent history of American journalism, from the Nixon administration's attacks on the media to the post-Watergate popularity of the press, to the challenges presented by the war on terror and other global forces now challenging the role of the press in society.
NewsDiffs - Watches different versions of highly-placed articles on online news sites, starting with The New York Times. For better or worse, readers can now view "the making of the sausage" that historically was discreetly tucked away from view with dead-tree editions.
Newseum - Interactive museum of news takes visitors behind the scenes to see and experience how and why news is made. Visitors can be reporters or television newscasters; relive the great news stories of all time through multimedia exhibits, artifacts and news memorabilia; and see today's news as it happens on a block-long video news wall. Also see Today's Front Pages. The Newseum displays these daily newspaper front pages from around the world in their original, unedited form.
NewsHour: Media Watch - Produced by Public Broadcasting Service (PBS) NewsHour. Reports on and analyzes news, trends, issues and controversies involving the information industries.
NewsLab - A non-profit resource center for television and radio newsrooms, focused on training and research. Offers workshops on writing, storytelling, ethical decision-making, and other topics.
Newspaper Archive - The world's largest online newspaper database featuring over 120 million newspaper pages from 1607 to present.
Newspaper Audience Databank, Inc. (NADbank) - Designs and conducts research in Canadian urban markets to provide cost effective and accurate in-depth marketing information for its members to assist in the buying and selling of daily newspaper advertising in Canada.
NewsTrust - A nonprofit news service provides quality news feeds and review tools to help people make more informed decisions as citizens. NewsTrust.net features a daily feed of news and opinions from mainstream and independent sources, based on ratings from its reviewers. Its web review tools enable people to rate stories for facts, fairness, context and other core journalistic principles - and become more discriminating news consumers in the process.
Nordic Information Centre for Media and Communication research (NORDICOM) - Media and communication research, a cooperation between the five countries of the Nordic region - Denmark, Finland, Iceland, Norway and Sweden. Starting from academic research, Nordicom collects and adapts knowledge, mediating it to various user groups in the Nordic region, Europe and elsewhere in the world.
Online News Association (ONA) - A nonprofit membership organization for digital journalists, connecting journalism, technology and innovation. Offers a variety of online and in-person trainings and exposure to the latest technology and how to use it. Its website brings these resources to a wider audience.
Open Source Center (OSC) -U.S. Government's provider of foreign open source intelligence. OpenSource.gov provides information on foreign political, military, economic, and technical issues beyond the usual media to an ever expanding universe of open sources. Website contains sources from more than 160 countries in more than 80 languages and hosts content from several commercial providers, as well as content from OSC partners.
OpenMedia.ca - Work towards an informed and participatory digital policy, safeguarding the possibilities of an open and affordable Internet.
Outfoxed: Rupert Murdoch's War on Journalism - Outfoxed examines how media empires, led by Rupert Murdoch's Fox News, have been running a "race to the bottom" in television news. This film provides an in-depth look at Fox News and the dangers of ever-enlarging corporations taking control of the public's right to know.
Pacific Media Workers Guild - Local 39521 of The Newspaper Guild, a sector of the Communications Workers of America, one of the nation's largest affiliates of the AFL-CIO, the "union for the Information Age." Located in downtown San Fancisco. Represents more than 2,200 newspaper and communications workers across the San Francisco Bay Area, Monterey and the Central Valley, as well as court interpreters in its statewide California Federation of Interpreters unit.
Pacific Northwest Regional Newspaper and Periodical Index - Contains citations from hundreds of newspapers and periodicals as well as monographs, theses, dissertations, scrapbooks, pamphlets and other ephemera dealing with all aspects of life in Seattle, Washington state and the Pacific Northwest from the mid-nineteenth century to the present.
Paper of Record - An historical archive of full-page newspaper images that you can search for unique coverage of past events. The archive is created from newspaper collections on microfilm, preserving the original format of the paper, but saving you hours, even days, of research time. Over 7.5 million digitized searchable pages.
Park Center for Independent Media - A national center for the study of media outlets that create and distribute content outside traditional corporate systems and news organizations.
Peabody Awards - While the intent of the Peabody Awards is to recognize outstanding achievement in broadcasting and cable, the competition is open to entries produced for alternative distribution, including corporate, educational, home-video release, CD-ROM and World Wide Web.
Poynter - Helps journalists do their jobs better and to serve their communities. Updated daily, it provides journalists with reliable information, useful tools, and provocative suggestions. Also see Poynter: Fact-Checking.
Press Uncuffed - A Committee to Protect Journalists campaign to raise awareness about imprisoned journalists and call for the release of those who are being held in connection with covering or commenting on issues of public interest.
Pro Publica - An independent, non-profit newsroom that produces investigative journalism in the public interest.
Progressive Review - Edited by Sam Smith. Free range journalism from Washington's most unofficial source.
Project Censored - Founded by Carl Jensen in 1976. A media research program working in cooperation with numerous independent media groups to train Sonoma State University students in media research, First Amendment issues, and the advocacy for, and protection of, free press rights in the United States.
Public Intelligence - An international, collaborative research project aimed at aggregating the collective work of independent researchers around the globe who wish to defend the public's right to access information. Provides documents, detailed analyses, and a host of other open-source intelligence products from the private and public sector.
Pulitzer Prizes - Prizes for achievements in American journalism, letters, drama, and music.
Read/Write Library - Archive of independent and small press media oiginating in the Chicago area.
Recorded Future - "The world's 24x7 media flow constantly talk about time, whether it is reports of what's transpired or statements of what's expected to come. Recorded Future's linguistics and statistics algorithms extract time-related information and through temporal reasoning helps users understand relationships between entities and events over time, to form the world's first temporal analytics engine." Also see related Recorded Future, Predictive Signals, and Analysis Intelligence blogs.
Reporter - Conceived by Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE) as a way to provide resources to journalists, journalism educators, and the public at large via the web.
Reporter's Privilege - A complete compendium of information on the reporter's privilege -- the right not to be compelled to testify or disclose sources and information in court -- in each state and federal circuit. Each section is arranged according to a standard outline, making it easy to compare the law in various states. Also see Introduction and User's Guide.
Reporting Civil Rights - Volume 1 collects newspaper reports, magazine articles, book excerpts, the book Segregation by Robert Penn Warren, and one wire service article, published between 1941 and 1965 and dealing with events connected with the African-American civil rights movement in the period between May 1941 and July 1963. Volume 2 collects newspaper reports, magazine articles, and book excerpts, published between 1963 and 1973 and dealing with events connected with the African-American civil rights movement in the period between August 1963 and August 1973. Published by the Library of America.
Retro Report - Combining documentary techniques with shoe-leather reporting, peels back the layers of some of the most perplexing news stories of the past with the goal of encouraging the public to think more critically about current events and the media.
Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) - This 50,000 square-foot facility on the University of Missouri campus has state-of-the-art resources to test and demonstrate new technologies, experiment with new approaches to producing, designing and delivering news, information and advertising, and to host conferences that can be live-streamed around the world. RJI's work crosses diverse specialties within journalism, including media convergence, editorial content and methods, the evolution of advertising, innovation in management and the impact of new technologies. It also includes varied fields on campus such as law, computer science, marketing, education and other disciplines.
Robert C. Maynard Institute for Journalism Education - Provides advanced training and services nationally to help news media reflect America's diversity in content, staffing and business operations. Prepares newspaper professionals and managers to operate effectively and creatively in multicultural communities.
Sidney Hillman Foundation - Honors excellence in journalism in service of the common good. Through the years the foundation has made grants of tens of thousands of dollars for scholarships, research, and lecture series on college campuses. Also, presents Hillman Prize, Stetin Award, and Sidney Awards.
Smart Mobs - Smart mobs emerge when communication and computing technologies amplify human talents for cooperation. The impacts of smart mob technology already appear to be both beneficial and destructive, used by some of its earliest adopters to support democracy and by others to coordinate terrorist attacks. The technologies that are beginning to make smart mobs possible are mobile communication devices and pervasive computing - inexpensive microprocessors embedded in everyday objects and environments.
Smart Mobs - Smart mobs emerge when communication and computing technologies amplify human talents for cooperation. The impacts of smart mob technology already appear to be both beneficial and destructive, used by some of its earliest adopters to support democracy and by others to coordinate terrorist attacks. The technologies that are beginning to make smart mobs possible are mobile communication devices and pervasive computing - inexpensive microprocessors embedded in everyday objects and environments.
Smoking Gun, The - Brings you exclusive documents that can't be found elsewhere on the Web. Using material obtained from government and law enforcement sources, via Freedom of Information requests, and from court files nationwide, everything here is 100% authentic.
Social Media 4 Good - Exploring the use of social media for NGOs, non-profit organizations and to support humanitarian relief.
Source - Journalism code and the people who make it.
Speak Justice: Voices Against Impunity - Working to empower impactful reporting and shield reporters from reprisal. The campaign is powered by the Committee to Protect Journalists, an independent, non-profit organization that promotes press freedom worldwide, in collaboration with global and local partner organizations as well as concerned individuals.
SPJ FOIA Resources - The Society of Professional Journalists maintains this website as a tool to help journalists and non-journalists in their quest for information from federal and local governments.
Talkers Magazine - A leading trade publication serving the talk radio industry in America. Also see Talker magazine's Heavy Hundred Class of 2005 - a listing of the "100 Most Important Radio Talk Show Hosts in America."
tao communications - A regional federation of local autonomous collectives and individuals involved in communications and media, radical activism and social work.
Television News Archive - The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. It has been recording, preserving and providing access to television news broadcasts of the national networks since August 5, 1968.
TimesMachine - New York Times journalism, as it originally appeared.
Today's Front Pages - 260 front pages from 34 countries presented alphabetically, updated daily.
TruePublica - Publishes news, analysis, commentary, reports, intelligence and research on events of public interest, without propaganda, disinformation.
Trump Administration Archive - Collects TV news shows containing debates, speeches, rallies, and other broadcasts related to the Trump Administration.
TV News Archive - This research library service is intended to enhance the capabilities of journalists, scholars, teachers, librarians, civic organizations and other engaged citizens. It repurposes closed captioning to enable users to search, quote and borrow U.S. TV news programs. Available at no charge, the public can use the index of searchable text and short streamed clips to explore TV news, discover important resources, understand context, evaluate assertions of fact, engage with others and share insights.
U.S. Newspaper Program - A cooperative national effort among the states and the federal government to locate, catalog, and preserve on microfilm newspapers published in the United States from the eighteenth century to the present.
U.S. Senate Radio-Television Gallery - One of four press rooms or "galleries" serving as newsrooms for members of the news media who cover the Senate. The most important role we play is serving as a liaison between Congressional offices and members of the media. Most major broadcast news organizations have regularly staffed bureaus in this office.
UK Government Digital Service - Forming networks of people with different skills and from different departments, who will work together to improve end-to-end services that cross departmental boundaries.
Uptake, The - Online video news gathering and training resource.
Verification Handbook - Authored by leading journalists from the BBC, Storyful, ABC, Digital First Media and other verification experts, the Verification Handbook is a groundbreaking new resource for journalists and aid providers. It provides the tools, techniques and step-by-step guidelines for how to deal with user-generated content (UGC) during emergencies.
Video Journalist Today - Online gathering place for anyone interested in a career in journalism or independent video production for documentaries and other types of content. With individual pages dedicated to camera operators, video editors, aspiring journalists, Video Journalist Today assists professional and aspiring amateur newshounds to locate latest trends in the business.
TimCast - Tim Pool, a journalist whose style of interactive broadcast journalism exists at the intersection of social and mainstream media. His live coverage has been featured by news outlets such as Reuters, MSNBC, and Al Jazeera English. Pool engages viewers as participants by combining first hand reporting and commentary via live video stream and chat, allowing the viewing public to join in the action by directly asking questions, which he responds to while reporting live.
Virginia Cowles - A noted American journalist, biographer, and travel writer. During her long career, Cowles went from covering fashion, to covering the Spanish Civil War, the turbulent period in Europe leading up to World War II, and the entire war. Her service as a correspondent was recognized by the British government with an OBE in 1947. After the war, she published a number of critically acclaimed biographies of historical figures. In 1983, while traveling with her husband, she was killed in an automobile accident which left him severely injured.
Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Mass Communication - The journalism program at Arizona State University was named in honor of former CBS News anchor Walter Cronkite in 1984. Cronkite became intimately involved with ASU, advising the journalism school's leadership, meeting with students and faculty, and traveling to Arizona each year until his death in July 17, 2009. .
Women's Media Center (WMC) - Works with the media to ensure that women's stories are told and women's voices are heard through media advocacy campaigns, media monitoring for sexism, creating original content, training women and girls to participate in media, and promoting media experienced women experts.
World Press Freedom Index - An annual ranking of countries compiled and published by Reporters Without Borders based upon the organization's assessment of the countries' press freedom records in the previous year. It reflects the degree of freedom that journalists, news organizations, and netizens enjoy in each country, and the efforts made by the authorities to respect and ensure respect for this freedom.
Writing for Radio - Provides creative suggestions and ideas to radio news reporters, writers and anchors.
Young Voices - Provides rigorous writing training, editing, and media placement services for students and young professionals around the world free of charge.
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