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Society of Environmental Journalists

Global warming, climate change, and other related topics are all covered by environmental journalists. For those who seek to learn more about the profession (or for those who might already be involved in this world), the Society of Environmental Journalists website will be a most welcome discovery. The objective of the Society is "to build a stronger and more closely connected network of educated...
South Asian Journalists Association

Founded in 1994 with 18 members, the South Asian Journalists Association (SAJA) now has chapters in many major U.S. cities and serves as "a networking and resource forum for journalists of South Asian origin and journalists in South Asia or the South Asian Diaspora." Their homepage contains a good deal of information for current or potential members, such as a list of chapters, a job bank, and...
National Press Club (Last reviewed in the Scout Report on March 3, 1995)

On a March day in 1908, 32 newspapermen met at the Washington Chamber of Commerce to discuss beginning a professional club for journalists. Over the past one hundred years, the National Press Club (NPC) has served as a meeting place for thousands of journalists and has also hosted important newsmakers like Boris Yeltsin, Golda Meir, and Indira Gandhi. First-time visitors can look over the calendar...
International Center for Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) is a non-profit organization that has the unique goal of using "independent, vigorous media" to better the human condition. Under the "Our Work" tab at the top of their website, you can view their "Programs by Topic," or by region of the world, such as "Latin America/Caribbean", "Eastern Europe/Central Asia", and "Sub-Saharan Africa". Under the...