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View Resource Vanderbilt Television News Archive

The Television News Archive began at Vanderbilt University on August 5, 1968 because television news was not consistently recorded, preserved and made accessible for research anywhere. After a quarter century, the Archive remains unique in systematically recording, abstracting and indexing the most widely viewed national television newscasts so that they are readily available for study.

https://tvnews.vanderbilt.edu/
View Resource The Write Site: An Interactive Language Arts and Journalism Project for Middle Schools

Provided by Greater Dayton (Ohio) Public Television, this site is a powerful aid to middle school language arts teaching. It provides information on teaching and learning the basic skills of journalism. Features include the history of journalism and famous journalists, style tips, and pointers to relevant reference sites. Teachers can refer to the well-organized instructional guide, a guide that...

http://www.writesite.org/
View Resource Journalism.org: Research, Resources and Ideas to Improve Journalism

Working together to establish an internet presence, journalism.org is the brainchild of the Project of Excellence in Journalism and the Committee of Concerned Journalists. The Web site effectively serves as a portal and utility for persons interested in journalism, and contains a catalog of tools, techniques and ideas, empirical research, job links, and numerous other helpful materials for the...

http://www.journalism.org/
View Resource Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas

Founded in 2002, the Knight Center for Journalism at the University of Texas at Austin was created as a professional training and outreach program for journalists throughout the Americas. During its first year of existence, the Center focused its work on Brazil and Mexico and on establishing a series of seminars and workshops to train journalists from these countries. Other work involves working...

https://knightcenter.utexas.edu/index.php
View Resource School Journalism

As part of its efforts to help high school journalism flourish, the American Society of Newspaper Editors has created this site to assist the efforts of both teen journalists and their teachers. Visitors unfamiliar with some of the terms that are used in the argot of the journalism world will want to take a look at the "What is That?" area, which contains definitions of such terms as "desk...

https://www.schooljournalism.org/
View Resource American Press Institute

The American Press Institute has been providing high-quality resources for practicing journalists for years, and now visitors with a penchant for the field can find out about some of these helpful materials on this site. While their homepage can be a bit visually hard to follow, the resources here are top-notch, and include some first-rate publications, such as “Reaching Latino Audiences” and...

https://www.americanpressinstitute.org/
View Resource J-Learning

A lot of pundits have talked about “liberating” mass forms of media, so that everyday folk can participate in various journalistic endeavors. The idea is generally referred to as community journalism, and there are a few groups out there that have developed some fine resources for those who want to bring these opportunities to different communities. One such resource is the J-Learning website,...

http://j-learning.org/
View Resource Poynter Online

Founded in 1975, the Poynter Institute was created by Nelson Poynter, who served as chairman of the St. Petersburg Times and the Congressional Quarterly. Over the past three decades, the organization has worked to train new cadres of journalists through a variety of intensive seminars and educational formats. Poynter Online provides interested parties access to a wide range of articles and columns...

https://www.poynter.org/
View Resource Frontline: News War

It's not an understatement to say that mainstream news in the United States has been in a bit of a tizzy in recent years, with a number of journalists serving time for refusing to reveal their sources and other such activities. The times seem right for an investigative report into the challenges facing the news media, and Frontline has stepped forward with a very fine four-part series on the...

http://www.pbs.org/wgbh/pages/frontline/newswar/
View Resource Maynard Institute for Journalism Education

Established in 1977, the Maynard Institute for Journalism Education has been committed to training new cohorts of minority journalists across the country. The Institute is named after the late Robert C. Maynard who was a well-respected African-American journalist and co-founder of the Institute for Journalism Education. The Maynard website is full of resources for minority journalists and those...

http://www.mije.org/
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