January 2009 Archives

Military Weapons

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Background on the B-1 Bomber

Background on the B-2 Stealth Bomber

9-11 counterattack reports include bomb damage assessment images, updates on the humanitarian effort.

MilitarySpot.com: The Internet's Military Portal
An incredible resource for anyone covering the military. This site features links to military headlines, blogs and more, and contains a useful magazine military article search on the news page.

Operation Enduring Freedom and the Conflict in Afghanistan
From the UK House of Commons Library, an update on developments since the start of Operation Enduring Freedom. The entire document is 104 pages, .PDF format.

U.S. Navy Ships and Weapons

Homeland Security Newsletter
A military newsletter that circulates outside the military as well. Terrorism and other issues are grouped under the title "Homeland Defense." The company puts out a Homeland Defense e-newsletter. A recent issue has a great deal of information on the attacks and the background situation, including authoritative material on Osama bin Laden and geopolitical aspects of this crisis.

PBS: Frontline Documentary on the U.S. Military and War
Great resources for backgrounding stories on the military.

Global Security.org
This site has links devoted to military intelligence, including sections called Military Defense Flaws, Satellites of War, Espionage Targets and Military Space.

National Counterterrorism Center 2009 Counterterrorism Calendar
Available at this Web site and as a .PDF.

Globemaster U.S. Military Aviation Database
This information server contains all active aircraft operating units and air bases of the U.S. forces around the world, including tail codes, maps, ICAO/IATA codes and links to their official Web sites.

National Commission on Terrorist Attacks Upon the United States

A commercial pay site deep with military and military equipment information. Rates are reasonable, though.

The Federation of American Scientists: U.S. Equipment and Vehicles

The Federation of American Scientists: The B-1 Bomber

Center for Defense Information
Military experts share thoughts on terrorism.

A site looking at Palestinian weapons production and smuggling.

Defense Almanac
Helps explain the military hierarchy.

Fortean Times: Sonic Weapons
This publication takes an extensive look at the history and breakthroughs in sonic warfare.

Centers for Disease Control Bioterrorism Page

NY Times Links to the Global Struggle
Links from the Times' Felicity Barringer.

Military Connections offers free Veteran Reunion and Military Database searches for American active duty military, veterans, reservists and buddies from the Army, Air Force, Marine Corps, Navy and Coast Guard.

Special Report: Bioterrorism Resources

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CDC: Bioterrorism Preparedness Site
An easy-to-use reference site. Breaks down the types of diseases, etc.

Department of Homeland Security
Press briefings, stories, latest warning, etc.

From the Department of Homeland Security, this site offers ,plans, tips, etc. on safety resources. Tips such as instructing Americans on how to increase our chances of survival when explosions detonate outside your vehicle.

World Health Organization: Health Aspects of Biological and Chemical Weapons

Information about local responses to bioterrorism. This site provides links to directories of state health agencies, state health officials, and public hotlines.

A helpful terrorism encyclopedia.

Center for the Study of Bioterrorism
From St. Louis University School of Public Health.

National Counterterrorism Center 2009 Counterterrorism Calendar
Available at this Web site and as a .PDF.

FoodSafety.gov: Bioterrorism
Breaks down all the possible threats to the food supply.

AMA: Bioterrorism Articles
A great collection of academic articles that is updated regularly.

Medical Library Association: Bioterrorism Resources

MedlinePlus: Biodefense and Bioterrorism

American Academy of Family Physicians: BTResponse.org
Resources for medical professionals and media. Has a great key links section.

MEDLIB: Bioterrorism Bibliographies and Resources
A compilation of print and web bioterrorism resources has been derived from the discussion on MEDLIB-L in response to the September 11 attacks on the World Trade Center and the Pentagon. Includes resources on psychological, medical and military aspects of bioterrorism.

ACP Online: Bioterrorism Resources

University of South Carolina: Experts on War and Terrorism
A collection of faculty members with expertise in military, bioterrorism, etc.

Washington Post: Bioterrorism Special Section
Stories, links and resources. In-depth coverage.

USA Today.com: Bioterrorism Primer Graphics

BBC: WWII The Peoples War
An in-depth historical site.

PBS Online Newshour: Bioterrorism Stories
A great index of stories.

PBS: Avoiding Armageddon
This companion site to the documentary defines what weapons of mass destruction are. A great reference site.

Department of Justice Office for Domestic Preparedness

Federal Trade Commission: Warnings on Bioterrorism Defense Products

New England Journal of Medicine: Special Smallpox Report
The full report will be out Jan. 30.

Johns Hopkins University Biodefense Site

University of Nebraska Medical Center: Smallpox Links and Resources
Dozens of helpful links.

University of Michigan Bioterrorism Preparedness Initiative

East Carolina University Joyner Library: War on Terrorism Resources
A tremendous collection of links covering several angles of the Iraq war. Links you qill not find on other sites.

University of Minnesota Bioterrorism

University of Maryland Bioterrorism Resources
A comprehensive collection of government documents, medical links.

University of Texas Bioterrorism Experts
From the medical center in Houston, a listing of 10-15 experts and their contact information.

University of Nebraska-Lincoln: Agroterrorism Resources
Studies, links, experts, etc.

National Personnel Records Center
A central repository of personnel-related records, both military and civil service. The mission is to "sprovide world-class service to government agencies, military veterans, former civilian Federal employees, family members, as well as researchers and historians."

University of South Alabama: Bioterrorism

Thomas Jefferson University Bioterrorism Resources
Hundreds of links to research sites.

ACP-ASIM: Bioterrorism Experts and Speakers
A listing of about 20 and their contact information.

Time.com: Bioterrorism The Next Threat?

Infectious Diseases Society of America (IDSA): Bioterrorism Section

Where Every Moment Counts: Bioterrorism Links
A large collection of safety tips and resources.

FDLI: Bioterrorism Publications
Order books relating to bioterrorism and food contamination.

Homeland Security Threat Monitor
Have updates sent to your desktop.

UCLA: Bioterrorism Archives
Links to hundreds of articles and research.

PBS: Bioterror
The companion site to the PBS documentary. Includes the history of biowarfare, weapons and vaccines.

Nova: The Dirty Bomb
An inside look at the terrorist weapon.

Defense Against Toxin Weapons

Terrorism Q&A: Smallpox

Run by the Reuters Foundation, this site covers how relief agencies respond to disasters and can help journalists cover them. It includes a news feed and resources about the countries involved. It also features a section on the conflict with Iraq.

Strategy Page
Military personnel, weapons, strategy, intelligence and information operations, plus a newsletter..

Gary Price's Bioterrorism Links
Resources from George Washington University.

American Public Health Association's Control of Communicable Diseases Manual
Information on Anthrax.

Department of Defense: Rules for Embedded Journalists

Speech and Transcript Center
Links to key speeches and transcripts (English language) by key government, military and other leaders. It also includes direct links to related full-text docs and other reference type materials.

Biological and Chemical Terrorism Defense: A View From the "Front Lines" of Public Health
.PDF files from the American Journal of Public Health.

Preemptive Biopreparedness: Can We Learn Anything From History?
From the American Journal of Public Health (Vol 91, 2001).

Provisional Guidelines for Action in the Event of a Deliberate Release
From the Public Health Laboratory Service (United Kingdom). 18 pages .pdf, Also contains some useful background.

Arms Sales Monitoring Project
An in-depth site featuring a database of notifications to congress of U.S. arms exports to much of the world; U.S. and global arms transfers data; U.S. biggest defense contractors; background on U.S. arms recipients.

University of Nebraska: Bioterrorism Readiness

Centers for Disease Control Anthrax Page
Bios of recent cases in .PDF format.

Department of Defense Anthrax Immunization Program
There has been much controversy about this program.

University of Nebraska Medical Center: Smallpox Links and Resources
Dozens of helpful links.

Includes a good e-newsletter that cites credible sources.

A German site for journalists that has a lot of links to international sources.

Business News

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Wall Street Journal

NY Times Business Section

CNN and Money magazine.

CNNMoney: Business 2.0

Bloomberg Business News
A great site for updates on the day's business events.

Each American City Business Journal should lists dozens of resources, including the top 25-100 employers in its metro area, which you can either order online or view the top 5 of online.



Financial Times

Investor's Business Daily

Barron's Online
Complete magazine accessible on subscription.

Crain's Chicago Business
Coverage of the Board of Trade, advertising, PR, tech and other Chicago-based industries.

Business Week

Business Publications Search Engine
Search several topics, including Internet business, intellectual property issues, industry publications, economics, management and more.

The Consumerist
This corporate watchdog site blows the whistle on bad customer service, poor products and corporate waste. It's a great resource for tracking local companies (through the site's search) and tracking how consumers are dissatisfied. Be careful using material on the site, as some of it may be unconfirmed material. But it serves as a good road map for finding business stories.

The Daily Deal
Breaking business news.

CEOTrak Business News
News feed from executive portal.

Hispanic Business Magazine

Alley Cat News
Business news on Silicon Valley.

Individual.com Business Industry News
Broken down by industry and is easy to use.

Chicago Tribune Business section

LA Times Business section

San Jose Mercury News Business section

CBS Marketwatch
Links to hundreds of business stories and tips.


ABC News Business section

Enewswire.com's NewsTracker
Updates every 15 minutes.

Claims to be a leading provider of live market analysis on the web. Part of the site is free, other sections charge.

The Motley Fool

The Economist Magazine

Entrepreneur Magazine

Fast Company
News on trends in the business/corporate industry.

Futures Magazine

Industry Week

Asia Business Intelligence Blog

Tracks business trends.

Nightly Business Report


The Daily Deal
Covers deals and dealmakers. Sections include Movers & Shakers and Media Maneuvers.

Bankrate.com: TheWhiz
Business site for the beginner.

Black Enterprise



Hoover's IPOcentral.com

iVillage Money Life





Talking Biz News
Blog about business journalism from SABEW and the Carolina Business News Initiative.

Miscellaneous Entertainment

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Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture (IJPC)
A project of the Norman Lear Center, USC Annenberg School of Journalism. that launched in April 2002. Among the articles, books and research: "Fiction or Fact: Hollywood Looks at the News," a 26-page essay written by Annenberg Associate Dean Joe Saltzman and Loren Ghiglione, former dean of the Medill School of Journalism at Northwestern University.

Entertainment Weekly
Updated news on all the industries.

Hollywood news from E! network.



Yahoo! Picks Best Entertainment Sites
Links to many celebrity sites. Be careful with which ones you use; some are fan sites.

People Magazine

US Magazine

Celebrity news blogs galore. Be careful quoting information from them.

Who's Dead and Who's Alive Database
A celebrity you may have thought was dead isn't.

Celebrity Address Search Engine

An agency that puts you in touch with celebrity agents. Used mainly for advertising, it could have some value to reporters.

A non-profit Web site that provides free information to entertainment industry writers about drugs. The National Youth Anti-Drug Media Campaign developed the site to present the latest drug-related information to entertainment writers and feature journalists. The site also provides writers with the opportunity to email specific questions to a select list of drug experts. The site is designed to help writers quickly locate and research critical information on specific drugs.

Multimedia and Entertainment Law Online News Blog

Yahoo! Buzz

Enewswire.com's Entertainment News
Updates every 15 minutes.

The National Endowment for the Arts
The organization's background and that of similar organizations nationwide.

A good all-around entertainment site. Links, reviews, etc.

LA Times Calendar Section
Covers the big picture in Hollywood.

CNN.com's Entertainment Page
Good coverage of the business side of entertainment.

SelectSurf Entertainment Links
Links to several great entertainment sites.

Mr. Showbiz
Great site! Reliable celebrity and music bios for fact-checking.

Shecky Magazine
Online magazine devoted to the stand-up comedy business.

Science Fiction Museum and Hall of Fame

A handy quick-reference, fact-checking site for copy editors. Find out if a celebrity is dead or alive.

Singing Fish
This site searches for video and audio from movies, radio, TV and online.

An online dictionary that is sung.

Classic Car TV Commercials
View sports back to the 1950s.

Huffington's Toast
Arianna Huffington's celebrity blog.

Big Cartoon DataBase

Classic Summer Movies

Summer's Here, and the Time is Right for Music (CNN / 2001)

Seeing Stars
Billed as "The Ultimate guide to Celebrities and Hollywood". Offbeat factoids about entertainment stars and shows. Info. on getting on game shows, award show seats, etc.

World Wide Arts Resources
Featured artists and other interesting materials.

Lyrics on Demand
A great quick-reference of words to more than 1,000 hit songs, past and present.

One of the most popular entertainment sites online.

Great offbeat news and entertainment site.

A great entertainment news site, but it charges for some content.

Seeing Stars: Ultimate Guide to Celebrities

Classical Music Archives
A searchable index of MP3 downloads. Includes list of most-popular downloads, music and more.

A fan site for pop stars, pop culture, etc. Has some value for entertainment media covering trends.

Underground pop-culture reviews and commentary.

Links to dozens of industry contacts and production types.

OmniSeek's Entertainment Directory
Links to thousands of helpful sites.

Short Celebrities
A hilarious site from Liquid Generation.

Billed as the "Ultimate Fan Site" for movies, music, etc.

Entertainment, business, news and more.

Mistakes in movies, books, quotes, TV shows, etc.


Screen Source
A fan page with hundreds of TV and movie links, past Oscar winners.


PC Magazine's Undiscovered Websites: Entertainment
From November, 2007, a great collection of sites that provide shortcuts to many entertainment websites and blogs.

Entertainment awards site. News, predictions, etc.


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