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AEJMC - Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Information about the organization, the next conference, calls for papers, job listings ...
AEJMC Visual Communication Home Page
A division of AEJMC devoted to graphic arts and photojournalism.  Includes a large selection of links to photo sites.
American Amateur Press Association
Letterpress Resources for letterpress printers, Graphic Arts, Web pages related to Graphic Arts, Writers Resources for writers, organization details and news.
American Copy Editors Society
"Our aim is to provide solutions to copy desk problems, through training, discussion and an awareness of common issues."
American Journalism Review
AJR is more than a journal, it's an excellent collection of links to news sources, journalism awards, organizations and much more.
American Press Institute
"The oldest and largest center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and journalism educators."
American Society of Journalists and Authors
An organization for freelancers. "Members share candid data on writing rates, publishing contracts, editors, agents and more. Non-members benefit from our Contracts Watch newsletter, annual writers conference and writing resources."
Asian American Journalists Association
Member news and contacts
Association for Business Communication
An international organization "drawing members from such fields as management, marketing, English, speech communication, linguistics, information systems."
Association of Health Care Journalists
"AHCJ is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to advancing public understanding of health care issues. Its mission is to improve the quality, accuracy and visibility of health care reporting, writing and editing. We have many resources on our Web site and will be launching an even more robust site with more original content." --Pia Christensen
Association for Women in Communications
"Disciplines represented within the association include: print and broadcast journalism, television and radio production, film, advertising, public relations, marketing, graphic design, multi-media design, and photography. The list is continually growing as the profession expands into the newer media."
Australian Centre for Independent Journalism
Contains many links pertaining to the region, as well as the magazine Reportage Media Bulletin (containing full-text articles: Noam Chomsky on Journalism and Reporting Aboriginal Deaths in Custody) and Signposts to Asia and the Pacific (an online database for journalists and researchers) and much more.
Broadcast Education Association
BEA News, A Message from the BEA President, About BEA, Who We Are, Mission & Governance, Membership, Divisions, Publications,Convention, Scholarships & Grants, Member Institutions, Other Media Sites
Canadian Association of Journalists
Organizational information plus Media Magazine and job listings.
The Cole Papers
A monthly newsletter devoted to coverage of technology, journalism and publishing. The emphasis is on professional publishing systems for newspapers and magazines.
Committee of Concerned Journalists
"CCJ is a Knight Foundation-funded nonprofit that conducts newsroom training around the country and shares tools, resources, commentary on issues affecting journalists, and more with its global membership and website users. " --Brett A. Mueller
Committee to Protect Journalists
An independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to defending press freedom worldwide. Includes statistics on journalists killed or missing and cases of attacks on the press.
Computer Assisted Reporting Page
Links to databases, search tools and other resourses for reporters. The Links page for Investigative Reporters & Editors (IRE)
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
"The Dart Center is a global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media overage of trauma, conflict and tragedy. The Center also addresses the consequences of such coverage for those working in journalism."
Federal Communications Law Journal
The Journal publishes three issues per year, including articles, student notes, commentaries, and book reviews examining a wide range of U.S. and international communications and information issues, including telecommunications, the First Amendment, broadcasting, telephony, computers, intellectual property, communications and information policymaking, and related fields.
History Buff's Home Page
Produced by the Newspaper Collectors Society - "This site is devoted to press coverage of events in American history. It includes an extensive, searchable, library with the categories Civil War, Baseball, Engravings, Journalism Hoaxes, Old West including Billy the Kid, Jesse James, Crime figures such as Bonnie and Clyde, Lizzie Borden and over a dozen other categories. The Presidential Library includes the inaugural addresses of all U.S. presidents."
I Want Media
Daily news by industry, links to media publications, organizations, companies, jobs and general news compiled and edited by Patrick Phillips, freelance journlist and corporate writer, who says "I Want Media to be a hub for "everything media."
Institute for Analytic Journalism
Researching and developing non-traditional analytic methods and communications tools for journalism.
International Association for Media and Communication Research (IAMCR)
"The largest international professional organisation in the field of communication research.
International Center for Journalists
"The Center is committed to working with colleagues around the globe to: share journalistic, managerial and technical expertise; provide the latest information on media developments, journalism ethics and professional practices; offer support services relevant to changing needs; and encourage vital and independent media that are professionally, ethically and financially grounded."
International Communication Association
"An academic association for scholars interested in the study, teaching, and application of all aspects of human and mediated communication."
International Federation of Journalists
"The IFJ promotes co-ordinated international action to defend press freedom and social justice through the development of strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists." Their Web site offers 3 news bulletins, resources on Human Rights and Safety, and an extensive page of links to journalism organizations around the world.
International Journalism Organizations
Nikos Markovits lists several European journalism organizations on his Journalism Resources site.
The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists
"ICIJ was launched in 1997 as a project of the Center for Public Integrity to extend globally the Center's style of watchdog journalism in the public interest by marshaling the talents of the world's leading investigative reporters to focus on issues that do not stop at water's edge."
International Women's Media Foundation
"IWMF programs are designed to move women into key positions in the news media by providing them with the information, skills and connections they need to succeed. … The IWMF online training center offers comprehensive training courses designed to help journalists manage their careers and develop their professional capabilities."
Internet Press Guild
Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.
Of special interest: Resource Center - You can search through abstracts of over 12,000 investigative reporting stories without leaving the comfort of your web browser!
Iowa Guide, The
Scholarly Journals in Mass Communication and Related Fields edited by Carolyn Stewart Dyer. "The searchable online Directory catalogs the manuscript requirements and review processes of more than 125 English-language scholarly journals."
"The Project for Excellence in Journalism is an initiative by journalists to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism. … There are two main components to the Project. First, it sponsors The Committee of Concerned Journalists, which after a series of nationwide public forums, now conducts a national newsroom training program, The Traveling Curriculum. Second, it conducts research. Several reports are released each year, including a new Annual Report on the State of the News Media."
Journalists Toolbox
Features more than 2,300 links for business reporters and editors covering many fields, as well as links to journalism organizations, search tools and databases.
Journalism Education Association
"The Journalism Education Association, Inc., is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers."
Journalism and Library Organizations (Poynter Institute)
 Comprehensive resource to magazine publishing resources available on the WWW. In-depth categories focus on general publishing, design and layout, editorial/journalism, circulation/promotion, production and web publishing, research tools and more.
Media in the United States
"Overview of U.S. media and pointers to sites of major American periodicals, newspapers, and media resources that report and examine news events and issues" provided by the U.S. Government's infoUSA.
National Public Broadcasting Archives 
"The National Public Broadcasting Archives (NPBA) brings together the archival record of the major entities of non-commercial broadcasting in the United States."
National Association of Black Journalists 
"The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide."
Newspaper Association of America 
National Association of Broadcasters
"NAB is a full-service trade association which represents the interests of free, over-the-air radio and television broadcasters."
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
"NAHJ is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry."
National Conference of Editorial Writers
National Federation of Press Women
"Professional development ... an annual conference ... cost-effective libel insurance ... peer competition ... a grassroots First Amendment e-mail alert system ... a newsletter ... networking ... member services ... national advocacy on issues significant to us."
National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting
"NICAR is a program of Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. and the Missouri School of Journalism. Founded in 1989, NICAR has trained thousands of journalists in the practical skills of finding, prying loose and analyzing electronic information."
National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association
An organization of journalists, online media professionals, and students that works from within the journalism industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender issues.
Newspaper Guild of America - Communication Workers of America
Nieman Foundation for Journalism (Harvard) 
Native American Journalists Association
Features many resources for Native American journalists including, news, e-mail alerts, conventions and workshops, job listings and more.
National Press Photographers Association 
New Precision Journalism, The
The index to the online version of Philip Meyer's book Precision Journalism
The Pew Center for Civic Journalism
Project Censored 
Public Relations Society of America
Pulitzer Prizes, The
History, current & past winners, entry forms  
Reporters Without Borders
"Reporters Without Borders' maintains this trilingual (French, English and Spanish) website in order to keep a daily tally of attacks on press freedom as they occur throughout the world. Updated several times a day, it functions like a press-freedom news agency."
SAJA - South Asian Journalists Association
Most important resource here is the SAJA Stylebook for Covering South Asia and the South Asian Diaspora. "Learn to tell your Hindi from your Hindu and much, much more" Updated weekly.
Society of Professional Journalists -- SPJ
South Asian Research Centre for Advertisement, Journalism and Cartoons (SARCAJC)
is committed to the study, research and promotion of advertisements, journalism and cartoons on non profit basis. This brings history alive in the most innovative form. Projects related to Indian cartoons, advertisements and journalism during British Raj are being conducted. Kindly view our website for more details.
Student Press Home Page 
Tabloids, Talk Radio, and the Future of News
Technology's Impact on Journalism by Annenberg Senior Fellow Ellen Hume. "Niche marketing already has arrived, in both commerce and politics. Instead of offering a single product to the greatest possible number of customers, marketers now try to sell as many specially tailored products as possible--over time--to the same loyal customers."
National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting
NICAR is an educational institute providing both basic and advanced instruction in the use of computer analysis and research for journalists. We offer seminars at our home base in Columbia, Missouri, as well as one to five day courses around the country.
University of Iowa Working Journalist's Resources
University of Iowa School of Journalism and Mass Communication
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