Web Links

Journalism

EurekAlert! -  Provides a central website through which universities, medical centers, journals, government agencies, corporations and other organizations engaged in research can bring their news to the media.

Internet Public Library: Journalism Links 

Journalism Websites from the Electronic Resources in Communication Studies Committee of the Association of College & Research Libraries.

News University - A project of the Poynter Institute. Offers many free courses for journalists, bloggers, freelance writers, journalism students. Click courses and sort by price.

Newswise - A trusted resource for knowledge-based news, embargoed research results and expert contacts from the world's leading research institutions: universities, colleges, laboratories, professional organizations, governmental agencies, and private research groups active in the fields of medicine, science, business and the humanities.

News Writing Video Series - Free from Annenberg Media. This series teaches the writing, reporting, editing, and communicating of information in the public interest. More than 100 journalists working in print, radio, and television reveal the secrets of their trade.

Oklahoma Web Resources for Journalism - OSU School of Journalism and Broadcasting.

Pudue OWL: Journalism and Journalistic Writing

Organizations

American Press Institute (API) -- devoted to the training and development of people in the news industry and in journalism education. 

American Society of Journalists and Authors (ASJA), the professional association of independent nonfiction writers, "helps freelance writers advance their careers".

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication -- faculty, administrators, students and media professionals members.

Center for Media and Public Affairs a nonpartisan research and educational organization which conducts scientific studies of the news and entertainment media.

Center for Public Integrity is a nonprofit nonpartisan organization dedicated to producing original, responsible investigative journalism on issues of public concern.

Journalism.Org uses research to raise the standards of American journalism and to provide journalists with tools to do better work.

Knight Foundation supports newsroom training and education. Browse their publications.

Maynard Institute expands opportunities for minority newspaper journalists--both on the news and on the business side of the industry. 

Oklahoma Press Association 

Pew Center for the People and the Press is best known for regular national surveys that measure public attentiveness to major news stories, and for our polling that charts trends in values and fundamental political and social attitudes.

Pew Center Project for Excellence in Journalism offers tools for journalists and students, data, analysis, state of the media, and more.

Poynter Institute has online discussion lists on such topics as diversity, design, online writing, and war coverage.

More Journalism Associations/Organizations 

Media Watchdogs

Accuracy in Media is a non-profit, grassroots, politically conservative citizens watchdog of the news media that critiques botched and bungled news stories and sets the record straight on important issues that have received slanted coverage.

American Journalism Review covers print, television, radio, and online media. AJR examines how the media covers stories, ethical dilemmas in journalism, and the impact of technology on journalism.

Columbia Journalism Review is a publication serving as a watchdog of the press in all its forms.

FactCheck.org, the Annenberg Political Fact Check, monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major U.S. political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interviews, and news releases.

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting is a progressive, national media watch group, offering well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship. 

Nieman Foundation Watchdog - The site's mission is to "to encourage informed reporting by putting journalists in contact with authorities who can suggest appropriate, probing questions and who can serve as resources." Find commentary and discussions on underreported issues, lists of "questions the press should ask" .  

On The Media - A Peabody award winning weekly program produced by WNYC New York public radio. Comments on the events of the week focusing on the media's presentation of major news stories. 

PR Watch - From the Center for Media and Democracy. "Investigates and exposes how public relations industry and other professional progandists manipulate public opinion on behalf of governments and special interests groups."