Compendiums - large reference lists
News Researcher's Page
- Extensive, some links
annotated, some not. Barbara Gellis Shapiro covers areas many other reporter's
and research sites don't like the arts, education and home gardening as well
as more predictable categories like government, business and the military.
- Compiled by Dean Tudor
Professor of Journalism, RICARC: Ryerson Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting
in Canada Ryerson Polytechnic University, Toronto, Canada. As expected, the
emphasis is on computer-assisted reporting so you will find many statistic
sites and databases, but more general resources as well.
Journalism Review Resource Guides
- An ongoing series of
resource guides on a variety of topics such as: Covering Mental Health Issues,
Covering Culture Wars, Reporting on Tobacco, Covering AIDS, Covering Health
Care, and more.
- Long list of data and
information resources."This page is maintained by Stovin Hayter. It was
created as a reference tool for journalists covering aspects of politics,
business, culture and the Internet in Europe in response to suggestions by
members of the CARR-L mailing list."
A service for journalists by journalists
- Provided by FACS in partnership
with the San Diego Supercomputer Center - the primary sections are "Top
Issues," "Reporting Tools," "Internet Resources,"
to Electronic and Print Resources for Journalists
- Compiled by Anne Stuart,
Managing Editor, CIO Magazine, CIO WebBusiness, and CIO Enterprise.
to Information Sources for Australian Journalists
- From the University
News research links from Poynter Institute for Media Studies
- Poynter Institute takes
the top issues of the day, about 4 or 5 in an average month, and gathers links
to the most significant Web resources providing background illuminating the
issue. Very selective, high quality.
- Inetmedia Journalistic Resources
- Especially rich in European resources.
Resources on the Web - WebGater
- Links to motor vehicle
departments, missing persons bureaus, vital records, medical examinor records.
Press Cllub Internet Resources for Reporters
- A simple list of unannotated
links, organized by type of information
in a Haystack
- Finding a starting place
in this unannotated monster may be what the title refers to. Lots here though.
(comprehensive links to news media)
- The American Journalism
Review's version of a Web resource collection is called " Starting points
for journalists" Other resources here include pages on news services
- journalism organizations plus e-mail forums, commercial on-line services,
publishers and academic resources - new-media newsletters plus media reports,
marketing research and other lists of news sites - search tools plus WWW information
and publishing aids.
for News and Sources Prof. Avi Bass, N. Illinois U.
- News, entertainment,
weather, sports, sources including: Government, activist, travel, corporate
and Tools: Resource, reference, search, locator.
Reference - University of Texas at Austin
- A long, but not annotated
list of links to reference information in alphabetical order.
on the Web
- David Feld, the editor
of this site call it a ":Swiss Army Knife for reporters," an apt
metaphor. The Geocities popup windows are just an annoyance that comes with
free web space, just click them away and persevere. instructors
of Internet research. Now it offers more than 250 pages of information about
Internet resources and research strategies."
Chase: A Research Site for Legal Professionals
- "It began as a
means by which to disseminate articles and teaching aids to law librarians
Virtual Library: Journalism
- John Makulowich's massive
list of journalism resources
- Sponsored by Church
World Service, DNN provides "news and information about US disaster response
and volunteer opportunities. The DNN news staff is located across the country,
but meet regularly by telephone. All of the writers have previous wire service
and/or daily newspaper experience. " According to director James E. Skillington,
"What makes DNN unique is that [they] concentrate on looking for the
human element in all of [their] stories."
of Information site (Society of Professional Journalists)
- SPJ has created this
Web site for journalists and non-journalists. This Web site contains valuable
information and important links to sites that will help in your FOIA searches.
It will also allow us to keep abreast of the news as the FOIA battles are
- GuestFinder is an Internet-based
directory of authors, experts, spokespersons, entertainers, and others who
wish to announce their availability to the media as on-air guests or expert
sources for news articles.
- From the University of Mississipi Libraries, for the Academic Universe version
Digital How To Archive
- A regular column in
Editor & Publisher Interactive News Page by Charles Bowen.
Libraries Assn. News Division
- " an international organization
for print and broadcast news librarians, news researchers and others interested
in the role information plays in quality journalism."
Index of TV NEWS
- An index to US news,
and commentary. Covers NBC ABC and CBS since 1970 and 2 years of CNN (1990-1991).
Journalism Home Page from the Poynter Institute for Media Studies
- A set of pages dedicated
to online journalism -- design, typography, interactivity, portfolios and
corrections and comments for Journalism and Mass Communication Resources
February 11, 2003