Accrediting Council on Education in Journalism and Mass Communications — Features information on the accrediting standards as well as a listing of the accredited programs.
AAUP Journal of Academic Freedom — An online journal of The American Association of University Professors. It is the first journal devoted entirely to the subject of academic freedom and is funded by the AAUP’s Academic Freedom Fund. The journal is available free of charge.
American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) — Founded in 1964, the American Society of Business Publication Editors (ASBPE) is the professional association for full-time and freelance editors and writers employed in the business, trade, and specialty press.
AEJMC Magazine Division — Website of the Magazine Division, features calls for papers, division news, online journal and information on student magazine contest.
AEJMC Diversity Database — An database of journalism and mass communications scholars who focus on diversity issues.
American Copy Editors Society — ACES welcomes professional, educator and student members.
American Journalism Historians Association — AJHA exists to foster research and teaching of journalism history, to provide a forum, and to be a resource. The association defines journalism in its broadest sense to encompass a wide range of mass communication studies.
American Journalism Review — American Journalism Review is a national magazine that covers all aspects of print, television, radio and online media. The magazine, which is published six times a year, examines how the media cover specific stories and broader coverage trends.
American Press Institute — Features an ongoing series of articles about the news industry’s coverage of the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, with advice on how to produce the news and manage a business during a period of high alert and uncertainty.
American Society of Newspaper Editors — The main organization of daily newspaper editors in the Americas. Through its committees it carries on a variety of programs, projects and initiatives for the good of journalism. ASNE is a staunch defender of the First Amendment in the United States and freedom of the press everywhere.
ASNE High School Journalism — The ASNE High School Journalism Initiative helps scholastic journalism develop and flourish. Our efforts are growing a diverse generation of fledgling journalists and imparting a deeper appreciation of the First Amendment among all teens. See a complete list of Journalism Schools.
Annual Surveys of Journalism and Mass Communication — Features the results of the annual enrollment and graduate surveys conducted by Lee Becker of the University of Georgia and Gerald Kosicki of the Ohio State University.
Assessment ideas and resources — developed by the AEJMC Teaching Standards Committee. A workshop on assessment will be held August 3, 2004, during the AEJMC Toronto Convention.
Asian Media Information and Communication Centre — Asia’s leading media and communication research, publications and resource centre.
Association for Women in Communications — is a non-profit organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era. Also has student chapters.
Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication (ASJMC) — is a non-profit association of journalism and mass communication programs. It provides resources and a network for deans, directors and chairs.
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Broadcast Education Association — The Broadcast Education Association is the professional association for professors, industry professionals and graduate students who are interested in teaching and research related to electronic media and multimedia enterprises.
CEEP — Campus Election Engagement Project • Covering Elections Through Student Social Media Reporting •STUDENT NEWSPAPERS AND THE 2014 ELECTION
C-SPAN.org — C-SPAN has consolidated all of its online resources — including its acclaimed Video Library — into one video-rich site that’s easy to navigate. And the new c-span.org is optimized for your PC, tablet, and mobile phone so you can watch Washington at home or work, or on the go.
Career Guide, Broadcast Media and Journalism — Explore careers in Broadcast Media and Journalism with the following links to job descriptions which include information such as daily activities, skill requirements, salary and training required.
Center for Environmental Filmmaking (CEF) — Founded on the belief that environmental and wildlife films are vitally important educational and political tools in the struggle to protect the environment. CEF’s mission is to train filmmakers to produce films and new media that are highly entertaining, ethically sound, educationally powerful, and effective at producing social change. CEF is equally concerned with academic excellence and approaches environmental issues with intellectual rigor and sound journalism. Established at American University in 2005.
Center for Global Public Relations — A resource for practitioners, scholars/educators and students worldwide who want to increase their knowledge about global public relations through the Center’s on-site research and education opportunities, its continuing education programs and its partnerships worldwide.
Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism — provides information about programs, scholarships, internships and other opportunities for people of color.
Center for Media and Public Affairs (CMPA) — A non-profit, non-partisan media research organization located in Washington, DC.
The Clearinghouse on Reading, English, and Communication — Dedicated to providing educational materials, services, and coursework to everyone interested in the language arts. An information repository of the Indiana University School of Education.
Columbia Journalism Review — The Columbia Journalism Review is recognized throughout the world as America’s premier media monitor—a watchdog of the press in all its forms, from newspapers and magazines to radio, television, and cable to the wire services and the Web.
College Broadcasters — The Association represents students involved in radio, television, webcasting and other related media ventures; ensures a commitment to education and the student pursuit of excellence through active involvement in electronic media; promotes cooperative efforts between the Association and other national, regional, and state media organizations; facilitates the discussion of issues related to student-operated electronic media; and other community oriented programs.
College Media Advisers — Endorsed by state and regional professional and college media associations and schools and departments of mass communication, CMA communicates and works with professional media organizations and education associations on the local, state, and national levels.
Communication Institute for Online Scholarship — CIOS is a non-profit organization, incorporated in 1990, to function as a parent organization for the set of online activities that had been initiated in 1986 as the Comserve service. It supports the use of computer technologies in the service of communication scholarship and education.
Community College Journalism Association — An organization that serves community journalism. CCJA was founded in 1968 (as the Junior College Journalism Association; the new name was adopted in 1974) as a direct result of two summer seminars for community college journalism teachers at the University of Texas-Austin in 1966 and 1967.
Committee of Concerned Journalists — A Knight Foundation-funded nonprofit that conducts newsroom training around the country and shares tools, resources, commentary on issues affecting journalists, and more with its global membership and website users. A consortium of journalists, publishers, owners and academics concerned about the future of the profession.
The Construction Writers Association — A non-profit, non-partisan, international organization for journalism, public relations, photography, and communications professionals serving the information needs of the construction industry, founded in 1958. By providing opportunities for networking, education, and recognition, CWA promotes a strong community and improves the quality of construction writing.
Council of Communication Associations — This council brings together seven international or national communication associations. Features information regarding the National Research Council’s plan to include communication in its next doctoral survey.
The Convergence Forum — This Web site, from the Indiana University’s school of journalism, is designed to offer a place for educators to share ideas about convergence, from revamping entire curricula to tweaking an individual course.
CubReporters.org — A new website for young and college journalists. It contains internship listings, job leads, fellowships, freelance opportunities and more.
Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma — Read about trauma, tips for interviewing effectively and sensitively, test your learning with the interactive quiz, watch experts discuss emotional injury. Center based at the University of Washington. Click on Curriculum once the site opens.
Diversity Disconnects — (PDF download) A copy of 2003 report on diversity in the field.
Diversity Syllabi Database — this resource is for journalism and mass communication educators to use in creating or improving diversity courses at the university level.
“Diversity that Works” – A New Book on Diversity Successes in Mass Communication/Journalism Education,
Published by the Manship School of Mass Communication, Louisiana State University: Edited by Ralph Izard.
Dow Jones Newspaper Fund — Features information on college programs, career information, high school student and teacher programs, and information about the fund itself.
Elie Wiesel Prize in Ethics Essay Contest Intern — An annual competition designed to challenge college students to analyze the urgent ethical issues confronting them in today’s complex world. Full-time juniors and seniors at accredited four-year colleges and universities in the US are welcome to compete for the $10,000 in prizes.
FACSNET — The online presence of FACS, the non-profit foundation that specializes in content-specific education for journalists.
Five Freedoms Project — This site supports the work of all educators, students and citizens who share a commitment to First Amendment freedoms, democratic schools, and the idea that children should be seen and heard. Visitors will find resources that stretch across the Five Freedoms Project’s four primary areas of concentration: Individual Rights, Leadership, Voice, and Impact. See the online network at: http://network.fivefreedoms.org.
The Forum on Media Diversity — A partnership of the Manship School of Mass Communication and the Reilly Center for Media & Public Affairs, is dedicated to national service by acting as a source of information and scholarship about diversity in the academic and professional realms of mass communication.
Forum on Race and the Media — More than 400 articles on race and the media, site focuses on building diversity in mass communication education and in America’s newsrooms.
The Freedom Forum — A nonpartisan foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people. The foundation focuses on three priorities: the Newseum, the First Amendment and newsroom diversity.
Fulbright Association — The membership organization of Fulbright alumni and supporters committed to fostering international awareness and understanding.
Great Ideas For Teachers (GIFT) — Established in 2000 by the Community College Journalism Association (CCJA) and the Small Programs Interest Group (SPIG) for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication (AEJMC) annual summer convention to recognize excellent standards in teaching journalism and mass communication courses and to provide colleagues with fresh ideas for creating or updating their lessons.
Hearst Journalism Awards Program — Features the winning stories, photographs, radio and TV broadcast news reports from the monthly competitions, as well as highlights from the winners of the National Championships. The site also includes press releases from the monthly competitions, rules and guidelines for entering, competition deadlines, list of participating schools (with links to those schools), information about the judges, and a list of past winners.
High School Broadcast Journalism (HSBJ) — The Radio and Television News Directors Foundation (RTNDF) established HSBJ in 2003 with a grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation. The mission was to develop and nurture electronic journalism programs and promote First Amendment education in high schools across the country. Today, this work continues -with a special emphasis on multimedia – through the continued support of the Knight Foundation and other partners.
High School Journalism (ASNE’s) — A web site for high school journalism teachers, newspaper advisers, guidance counselors and students interested in newspaper careers. Presented by the American Society of Newspaper Editors, and funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation.
Hootsuite — Gain access to the tools and resources needed to teach social media in today’s higher education classroom.
Hootsuite University — Everything you Need to Teach Social Media. Free Program & Resources for Higher Education Professors.
HULIQ.com — www.huliq.com is a people powered new site where young journalists, students and those interested in communication can submit news stories that they have written. It is an opportunity to give students studying communication and journalism to have their work immediately published in a live News Reporting Web site.
Inland Press Association — A newspaper trade association that serves more than 800 papers in 49 states.
Institute for Media, Peace and Security — institute of the University for Peace created by the United Nations, specializes in the interactions between media, conflict, peace and security.
International Association for Literary Journalism Studies — IALJS fosters the improvement of scholarly research and education in Literary Journalism by encouraging critical and cross-cultural inquiry and the enhancement of the standards of instruction in the field — which is also known as literary reportage, narrative journalism, creative/literary/narrative nonfiction and the New Journalism.
International Association for Media and Communication Research — Established in 1957, IAMCR is an international professional organization that promotes media and communication research throughout the world.
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) enables a global network of communicators working in diverse industries and disciplines to identify, share and apply the world’s most effective communication practices. IABC offers professional, student, and corporate memberships.
International Communication Association — This Association’s purpose is to advance the scholarly study of human communication and to facilitate the implementation of such study so as to be of maximum benefit to humankind.
International Women’s Media Federation — Works to strengthen the voice of women journalists around the world.
The Journalism Center on Children and Families: LIFELINES — Stories from the Human Safety Net. A site that features reporting on social work. This is a helpful link for J-schools and social work schools to deepen mutual understanding and respect.
Journalism Degree Career & Education Guide/JournalismDegree.com — JournalismDegree.com is an online resource developed to help you achieve your goal of becoming a journalist. We will walk you through the process of learning about the various niches within journalism, deciding which may best fit you, and set you on the path to earning your journalism degree.
Journalism Education Association — JEA supports free and responsible scholastic journalism by providing resources and educational opportunities, by promoting professionalism, by encouraging and rewarding student excellence and teacher achievement, and by fostering an atmosphere which encompasses diversity yet builds unity.
Journalism and Mass Communication Educator Website — This AEJMC journal focuses on learning and teaching, curriculum, educational leadership, and related exploration of higher education within a context of journalism and mass communication.
Journalist’s Resource — The mission of Journalist’s Resource is to provide journalism educators, students and reporters with access to scholarly material on a wide range of important topics, including the environment, economics, society and government. Journalist’s Resource includes an Instructor’s Guide to help educators use the site. The guide includes information on how the teaching material is organized, its use and typical journalistic problems.
The Journalist’s Toolbox — resources for professional journalists
Journet — Global network for professional education in Journalism and the Media
Kappa Tau Alpha — Kappa Tau Alpha is a college honor society that recognizes academic excellence and promotes scholarship in journalism and mass communication. Membership must be earned by excellence in academic work at one of the colleges and universities that have chapters. Selection for membership is a mark of highest distinction and honor.
McCormick Media Matters — This blog is intended to provide insight, analysis and updates about the work of our grantees and others at the forefront of continuous quality improvement in journalism. Relevant contributions and links from organizations are welcome.
Media Info Center — run by the Media Management Center at Northwestern University, this site features news updates about each medium from more than 1,000 media industry and general interest publications.
Media Bloggers Association — A non-partisan organization dedicated to promoting MBA members and their blogs including independent/amateur bloggers, professional bloggers and professional writers who operate person blog, as well as those interested in the development of media blogging, citizen journalism, and related endeavors.
Minority Opportunities — The Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism offers information about programs, scholarships, internships, and other opportunities for minorities.
National Association of Black Journalists — NABJ is the oldest and largest minority journalism organization in the country. It remains autonomous, but works in partnership with the college on several fronts in the shared goal of diversifying America’s newsrooms and news products.
National Association of Broadcasters — NAB is a full-service trade association which represents the interests of free, over-the-air radio and television broadcasters.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists — The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists. NAHJ also offers student scholarships.
National Center for Education Statistics — The National Center for Education Statistics (NCES), located within the U.S. Department of Education and the Institute of Education Sciences, is the primary federal entity for collecting and analyzing data related to education.
National Communication Association — NCA is a scholarly society and as such works to enhance the research, teaching, and service produced by its members on topics of both intellectual and social significance.
National Newspaper Association — This group’s mission is to protect, promote and enhance America’s community newspapers.
Newspaper Association of America — NAA is a nonprofit organization serving the newspaper industry in strategic efforts to advocate and communicate the views and interests of newspapers to all levels of government and support newspapers’ interest in First amendment issues and to encourage a diverse work force and reflect diversity in newspaper products.
NewsU (Poynter Institute) — Poynter’s News University is one of the world’s most innovative online journalism training programs ever created. From multimedia techniques to writing and reporting, there are more than 150 free and low-cost courses. As the e-learning project of The Poynter Institute, NewsU extends Poynter’s mission as a school for journalists, future journalists and teachers of journalism.
Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University — features full text of articles from Nieman Reports magazine and transcripts of journalism seminars and conferences. Features the Nieman Narrative Digest.
Nieman Report’s Professor’s Corner — offers a reliable destination where up-to-date, well-written, informative and insightful articles about journalism can be found. Articles are told in the voices of journalists working in a time of extraordinary change and challenge. Site is powered by Nieman Reports, Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard University.
Online Communication Degree Programs: AC Online — Information and Resources for communications career and post-secondary education guide tailored to the needs of current and future students, and those pursuing a career in Communications. It includes industry resources, career paths, scholarships, supplemental free online courses, and internship opportunities.
Online Journalism Degree Scholarships — A list of groups that have money set aside to help journalism students pay for their education along with tips for obtaining the scholarships.
Online News Association — Founded in 1999, ONA now has more than 1,700 professional members including news writers, producers, designers, editors, photographers, technologists and others who produce news for the Internet or other digital delivery systems, as well as academic members and others interested in the development of online journalism. ONA also sponsors an annual conference focusing on the latest in journalism and technology and administers the prestigious Online Journalism Awards.
Online Schools, Guide to — Complete Guide to an Online Journalism Degree • An online journalism degree will prepare you for researching, writing, and editing stories for print, broadcast, and online media. Jobs in this field include newspaper, radio, or television reporter, as well as careers in online reporting and social media. Journalists work for newspapers, magazines, online news organizations, as well as TV and radio stations. Journalists are interested in current events and conveying the facts of a story in a timely manner.
Organization of News Ombudsmen — ONO’s purpose is to help the journalism profession achieve and maintain high ethical standards in news reporting, thereby enhancing its own credibility among the people it serves.
Patchwork Nation — A site that features a completely different way of doing election coverage based on using demographic data to identify different kinds of voter communities around the country. Everything in it is open source, so students, classes and student media could use it breakdown they areas they live in.
Ph.D. Programs Online — OnlinePhDPrograms.com take your education to its fullest potential with an education from a top-ranked online college. You can earn your Ph.D in a number of different disciplines, from business, to health sciences, to education, to liberal arts. Online Ph.D programs encompass the same advanced theoretical and practical knowledge, years of coursework, and thorough research as campus-based Ph.D programs.
(Online) Ph.D. Program — Online Ph.D. programs are growing in number and scope due to evolving technology and emerging new needs. Many students now use online learning as an alternative to traditional, on-campus study. Distance learning offers increased flexibility and autonomy to choose when, where, and how they learn. When earning a Ph.D., structuring your course schedule around work and other commitments becomes especially important.
Plank Center for Leadership in Public Relations — Established at the University of Alabama in 2005. Its goal is to help develop leadership values and skills in public relations education and practice. Through a variety of programs, and in concert with other groups and associations, the Center will work to nurture the ethical and effective practice of public relations and help develop outstanding leaders for today and tomorrow.
George Polk Awards — this Long Island University site features the materials from George Polk Award winners.
The Pew Center for Civic Journalism — An incubator for civic journalism experiments that enable news organizations to create and refine better ways of reporting the news to re-engage people in public life.
The Pew Research Center for the People and the Press — An independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward press, politics and public policy issues.
Preview Forum — is a national media and dialogue initiative that brings together news professionals, leaders, and citizens in local forums to discuss social issues relevant to the community. Roundtable will provide FREE RESOURCES (including videos, topic guides, publicity materials, and more) to organizations that sign on as partners. Supplies are limited. For information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org. The Preview Forum project is funded entirely by the Ford Foundation and is not a commercial venture.
Public Relations Careers [pressat] — How to get a job in Public Relations and various other PR tips. An online guide aimed at helping young people pursue a career in Public Relations.
Radio-Television News Directors Association (RTNDA) — RTNDA is the world’s largest professional organization exclusively serving the electronic news profession, consisting of more than 3,000 news directors, news associates, educators and students. The association is dedicated to setting standards for newsgathering and reporting.
Religion Newswriters Association — Helping journalists write about religion with balance, accuracy and insight. Site contains several free resources for reporters, including ReligionLink story tips, an online religion stylebook, a religion primer for journalists new to the beat, a vast reference library, a daily religion headlines collection, job notices, membership info and more.
Resource Center for Cyberculture Studies (RCCS) — an online, not-for-profit organization whose purpose is to research, study, teach, support, and create diverse and dynamic elements of cyberculture.
Resources for Multicultural Instruction — an evolving resource that provides information, tips, and techniques, as well as links to additional sources of on- and off-campus support. The site will feature profiles of Michigan State University instructors who are experimenting with innovations in the classroom and sample syllabi of classes before and after infusing the curriculum with multiculturalism.
Rutgers Journalism Resources Institute — The Journalism Resources Institute works with media professionals, researchers, and students in a variety of professional development and media studies research activities.
Set of Principles in FAIR USE FOR JOURNALISM — [AUSOC & Robert R. McCormick Foundation] This document is a statement of principles to help journalists in the United States interpret the copyright doctrine of fair use. It is intended for anyone who engages in the set of practices that entails creating media of any kind that refers to real-life events of public interest, in service of public knowledge, whether that person is a full-time professional or an individual who takes it upon himself or herself to report about specific issues or events. In other words, the definition of “journalism” to which this document speaks is defined by acts, not titles, and is an inclusive one, reflecting (in part) the changing nature of the technologies that support and enable journalistic practice.
Student and Exchange Visitors — The United States welcomes foreign citizens who come to the U.S. to study or participate in an exchange program. Before applying for a visa, all student and exchange visitor applicants are required to be accepted and approved for their program. When accepted, educational institutions and program sponsors will provide each applicant the necessary approval documentation, to be submitted when applying for a visa.
Society of Environmental Journalists — SEJ is the only U.S.- based membership organization of working journalists dedicated to improvements in environmental reporting. SEJ programs are designed to build a stronger, better-educated, and more closely connected network of professional journalists and editors who cover the environment and environment-related issues. SEJ’s primary goal is to advance public understanding of critically important environmental issues through more and better environmental journalism.
Society for News Design — (formerly the Society of Newspaper Design) an international, non-profit and professional organization of editors, designers, graphic artists, publishers, illustrators, art directors, photographers, advertising artists, website designers, students and faculty.
Society of Professional Journalists — SEJ’s mission is to advance public understanding of environmental issues by improving the quality, accuracy, and visibility of environmental reporting.
South Asian Journalists Association — SAJA is a non-profit organization that provides a networking and resource forum for journalists of South Asian origin and journalists interested in South Asia or the South Asian Diaspora.
Southwest Education Council for Journalism and Mass Communication — SWECJMC was founded 28 years ago as a consortium of Texas colleges and universities devoted to the strengthening of research, service and teaching of journalism and mass communication in the Southwest. Each fall, the organization hosts the Southwest Symposium on a campus of one of its member schools. In addition, SWECJMC is the only regional mass communication organization that produces its own refereed journal. The Southwestern Mass Communication Journal is published twice a year.
Student Press Law Center — SPLC is a legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment and supporting the student news media in their struggle to cover important issues free from censorship. The Center provides free legal advice and information as well as low-cost educational materials for student journalists on a wide variety of legal topics.
UNITY: Journalists of Color, Inc. — A strategic alliance advocating fair and accurate news coverage about people of color, and aggressively challenging the industry to staff its organizations at all levels to reflect the nation’s diversity.
UPIU.com — A digital publishing platform and social media website where students can upload their work, receive feedback from other users and the UPI editorial staff, and potentially pick up a byline and be published to UPI.com. The educational elements of the site accord to and complement the practices and standards that are used to teach online journalism.
Web Design Colleges — An online resource for online web design schools, degrees, salary information and more.
Web Journal of Mass Communication Research — WJMCR expands publication opportunities for scholars in the field of mass communication. The journal is a refereed publication. Reports of original investigations in any area of mass communication are sought.
Women’s Institute for Freedom of the Press — A nonprofit, tax-exempt research, education, and publishing organization. The organization was founded in 1972, by Dr. Donna Allen, to increase communication among women and reach the public with our experience, perspectives, and opinions.