Links for Journalists
- Internet Journalism
- Columbia Journalism Review
- Journalism in the Era of the Web
- Poynter Institute
The Knight International Press Fellowships
The Knight International Press Fellowship Program is a private-sector effort designed to share professional expertise and offer assistance to the media overseas. U.S. journalists are dispatched to foreign media organizations to lead training sessions.
Nieman Fellowships for Journalists
Founded in 1938 at Harvard University, the Nieman Fellowships are the oldest and best-known mid-career program for working journalists, offering a 10-month appointment at Harvard University for mid-career reporters, editors, photographers, producers, editorial writers and cartoonists, and Internet specialists.
The International Center for Journalists
The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is an independent, nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of journalism worldwide, especially in countries with little or no tradition of an independent press.
The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships
The Alfred Friendly Press Fellowships (AFPF) is an American non-profit, non-governmental organization that gives developing-world journalists the opportunity to work as reporters at American newspapers.
The International Journalists' Network
The International Journalists' Network (IJNet) is 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.
Journalism: Reporting Guides - guides on various topics, written by journalists
- PowerReporting.com: Pulitzer-winner Bill Dedman's suggestions
- JournalistsToolBox: 12,000 links from Mike Reilly
- Reporter's Desktop: suggestions from Duff Wilson of the Seattle Times
- JournalismNet: reference guide from Julian Sher
- A Journalists' Guide to the Internet: links from Christopher Callahan's definitive guidebook
- JournalistExpress: a "desktop" for journalists; also see CEOExpress
- DeadlineOnline: links and more from Alan Schlein. author of "Find It Online"
- Cyberjournalist SuperSearch: access different search boxes in one place, from Jon Dube
- Jeremy Caplan's Web Tips: from an editor at Yahoo! Internet Life
- AssignmentEditor: run by Jim Lichtenstein, a TV news veteran; now charging for major sections
Journalism: Writing Help - improve your writing
- Newsthinking: thoughts on writing by Bob Baker, LA Times editor
- ProJo's Power of Words: writing tips from the Providence Journal
- Mervin Block's newswriting tips: help for broadcasters and others
- Newscript.com: radio writing help
- Writer's Digest: tips, markets + "100 best sites for writers"
Journalism: Tracking News Stories
The Investigative Guide to Internet Research. Designed to help journalists quickly find information.
- Google News: Google's unique way of handling breaking news + Google Newsalerts; GoogleAlert.com (regular searches)
- NetNewsTracker.com: searched newsgroups
- Yahoo! Full Coverage: best way to follow developments
- 1stHeadlines.com: stories by beat
- DayPop: search 35,500 news sites and Web logs
Journalism: Finding Sources - sources on deadline
- Profnet's Experts Database: searchable academics list
- Megasources: compilation by Dean Tudor, Ryerson journalism prof
- ExpertClick: searchable experts/groups list
- MediaMap: send your query to PR pros
- ExpertSource: send query to experts in various fields
- Media Link: directory of sources
- GuestFinder: just as the name says
- SPJ Rainbow Sourcebook: finding minority experts
- SLA's One-stop Shop: combined list of academics lists
- Facsnet: news backgrounders and sources
- FINDING "REAL PEOPLE" - as opposed to officials or academics
- MAILING LISTS, connecting with people through mailing lists
- Who is John Doe? - and where to get the paper on him: