News and Commentary about online journalism - regular or frequent sources
Anatomy of a Story - From CNN Interactive's "The Newsroom Exposed" site, follow a story's journey to the Web.
Atlantic Unbound Digital Culture Archive
Contentious: The Web-zine for writers, editors, and others who create content for online media
Digital Journalist - Multimedia magazine for photojournalism in the digital age
Editor & Publisher Interactive News Page
The Journal of Electronic Publishing
Online Journalism Review
Online Journalism Articles and Resources by Mindy McAdams
Online Journalism Programs - U.S. Schools with graduate programs or undergraduate majors and minors in cyberjournalism.
- Art Institute of California - Orange County: Interactive Media Design
- Clark University: Visual Communication Series: Master Certificate & Certificate Programs
- Georgetown University: Communication, Culture & Technology
- Institute of Digital Art and Technology , undergrad & grad programs
- Journalism at NYU: Digital Journalism
- Kansas City Art Institute: Digital Desktop Publishing
- Ohio University Zanesville: Associate of Applied Science in Electronic Media
- School of the Art Institute of Chicago: Film, Video and New Media
- University of Oregon School of Journalism and Communication: Electronic Media
- USC Annenberg School for Communication M.A. in Journalism Online Emphasis
Untangling the Web - "In it I alert readers to useful and interesting resources on the Internet, define confusing terms, debunk myths, and give tips on writing and designing for the Web." --Keith C. Ivey, The Editorial Eye,
The State of the News Media: Online: 2005 an annual report by the Project for Excellence in Journalism. Pages on Content Analysis, Audience, Economics, Owernship, News Investment, Public Attitudes, Conclusion, Charts & Tables and a Guest Essay.
Storytelling for the Web - by Jeff Cowart, President Media National for Gannet online training
Arata, Luis O. (1999). "Reflections about Interactivity." Presented at the Media in Transition Conference at MIT on October 8, 1999.
Biggs, Brooke Shelby. (1997). "Making News Work on the Web." HotWired. http://www.wired.com/news/culture/0,7239-0.html
Blume, Harvey. (1997). "Digital Culture: God, Man, and the Interface." The Atlantic Unbound, October 9, 1997. http://www.theatlantic.com/unbound/digicult/dc9710.htm
Bricklin, Dan. (1998). "Good Documents: How to write for the INTRAnet. A web-site that discusses how to create good business documents in the linked, on-screen environment of Intranets and the Internet.
Byrd, Joann. (1996). "Online Journalism Ethics: A New Frontier Questions greatly outnumber the answers in exploring the ethical issues and values of the new media." The American Editor, The American Society of Newspaper Editors, November 1996, pp. 6-7.
Caruso, Denise. (1998). "Part One: The Law and the Internet: Beware - and Part Two: Proving Identity and Authenticity Online. Columbia Journalism Review, May/June, 1998
http://www.cjr.org/year/98/3/ilaw.asp and http://www.cjr.org/year/98/3/ilaw2.asp
Cuenca, Mike. (September, 1998). "Where's the Multimedia in Online Journalism?" The Journal of Electronic Publishing Volume 4, Issue 1
Glasser, Mark (September, 2003). "Online News Pioneers See Lots of Changes is the First 10 Years." USC Annenberg Online Journalism Review .
Harper, Christopher. (May 17, 1998). "Journalism in a Digital Age" Delivered at the Democracy and Digital Media Conference held at MIT on May 8-9, 1998.
Huesca, Robert and Dervin, Brenda. (1999). "Hypertext and Journalism: Audiences Respond to Competing News Narratives." Presented at the Media in Transition Conference at MIT on October 9, 1999.
Hume, Ellen. (May, 1998). "Resource Journalism: A Model for New Media." Presented at the Democracy and Digital Media Conference held at MIT on May 8-9, 1998.
Kenney, Keithm, Gorelik, Alexander and Mwangi, Sam. (January, 2000)." Interactive Features of Online Newspapers." First Monday Volume 5, number 1.
Keraghosian, Greg. (May 20, 1998). "Size Matters -- The Debate Over [Story] Length." Online Journalism Review.
Lapham, Chris. (1995). "The Vision of an Accomplished Webmaster: An Interview with The New York Times' New Content Development Editor, Elizabeth Osder " CMC Magazine December 1, 1995. http://metalab.unc.edu/cmc/mag/1995/dec/lapham.html
Leib, Thom. (1997). "Editing for the Web: Creating Compelling Hypertexts." from Editing for Clear Communication. http://www.towson.edu/~lieb/editing/Welcome.htmll
Lynch, Dianne. (1998). "Without A Rulebook: Cyberspace presents journalists with an entirely new set of ethical dilemmas." American Journalism Review Newslink, January/February 1998
McAdams, Melinda. (1997). "Driving a Newspaper On the Data Highway" http://www.well.com/user/mmcadams/online.newspapers.html
McAdams, Melinda. (1995). "Inventing an Online Newspaper" First published in Interpersonal Computing and Technology: An Electronic Journal for the 21st Century. July 1995, Volume 3, Number 3, pp. 64-90. http://www.sentex.net/~mmcadams/invent.html
Miller, Drue (1998). Seven Deadly Sins of Information Design. Netscape Webbuilding Studio.
Middleberg, Don and Ross, Steven S. (1997). Media in Cyberspace Study 4th Annual National Survey
Nielsen, Jakob. (1995). "The 1995 Interface Design for Sun's WWW Site."
Nielsen, Jakob. (1996). "Inverted Pyramids in Cyberspace" Jakob Nielsen's Alertbox.
Nielsen, Jakob. (1997). "How Users Read on the Web."
Nielsen, Jakob. (1999). "Differences Between Print Design and Web Design"
Powers, Jack. (1995). "Writing for Interactive Media" Electroic-Pages.
Shedden, David. (1998). "New Media Timeline." Poynter Online.
South, Jeff. (June 11, 1999). "Web Staffs Urge the Print Side to Think Ahead." Online Journalism Review
South, Jeff. (June 11, 1999). "Click and Save: A Checklist of 'Web extras.'" Online Journalism Review
Wendland, Mike. (May 6, 2000). "Surprise! All Eyes on Text" Today in Journalism, Poynter.org.
Mindy McAdams' recommendations for Articles About Online Newspapers Editor & Publisher Interactive
Manuals and References
McGuire, Mary; Stilborne, Linda; McAdams, Melinda and Hyatt, Laurel. (1997). The Internet Handbook for Writers, Researchers, and Journalists. Toronto: Amazon.com description page
Siegel, David S. (1996). Creating Killer Web Sites : The Art of Third-Generation Site Design. Hayden Books. Amazon.com description page
Stanek, William Robert. (1997). Web Publishing Unleashed : Professional Reference. Indianapolis: Sams. Amazon.com description page
Tittle, Ed, Pitts, Natanya and Valentine, Chelsea. (2000). Hip Pocket Guide to HTML 4.01: An A-Z Reference of HTML Tags. Foster City, CA: IDG Books Worldwide. Amazon.com desciption page
Walker, Janice. "The English Pages Citation Guide" http://longman.awl.com/englishpages/citation_walker.htm
Weinman, Lynda. (1997). Designing Web Graphics 2. New Riders Publishing. Amazon.com description page
Williams, Robin and Tollett, John. (1998). The Non-Designer's Web Book: An Easy Guide to Creating, Designing, and Posting Your Own Web Site. Berkeley: Peach Pit Press. Amazon.com description page
Cultural and Social Critiques
Johnson, Steven. (1997). Interface Culture : How New Technology Transforms the Way We Create and Communicate. San Francisco: Harper. Amazon.com description page
Murray, Janet H. (1997). Hamlet on the Holodeck: The Future of Narrative in Cyberspace. Free Press. Amazon.com description page
Negroponte, Nicholas. (1996). Being Digital. New York: Vintage. Amazon.com description page
A Few Good Examples of Well Designed Online Publication
- All the financial and market news that's fit to post. This site really takes advantage of the hypertextuality of the Web and could serve as a good model for other online news sources.