Links to newspapers and other resources
Tracks layoffs all over the country using a map.
Data Visualization: Growth of Newspapers Westward
Project from Stanford University.
2009 State of the News Industry Report
Annual report from the Pew Project for Excellence in Journalism.
Newspaper Death Watch
Blog on state of the industry.
100 Fantastic Pieces of Journalism
Picks from Conor Friedersdorf, associate editor of Atlantic and founder of Best of Journalism.
Yahoo! Media Watch
Daily headlines and news on the media industry.
State-by-State Guide to Shield Laws
Poynter site offers image map for easy search.
Loaded with tip sheets and articles, this site features work previously published in "The Write Way," some of which have been updated and revised for NewsCollege. Started in early 2006, the site covers many writing basics, such as tightening copy and eliminating weak quotes.
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Links to dozens of journalism publications and online newspapers
Organization of News Ombudsmen
Articles, columns, conferences, links to columns and membership listing.
Northwestern's Readership Institute
A great resource of studies, stats and expert sources.
The Mario Blog
News design blog from Mario Garcia.
A beginners guide to journalism and reporting.
A blog about LA media news.
This site raises key questions in the media and public affairs. It seeks experts from academia, the business world and government to provide questions and background on news topics. The site is part of the Nieman Watchdog Project at Harvard University.
Library of Congress: Chronicling America -- Historic American Newspapers
An ever-expanding database of newspaper archives.
World Association of Newspapers
Covers a variety of journalism topics.
Audit Bureau of Circulations
Circulation audit site. Many resources and contacts.
An excellent site on newspaper writing and reporting from Bob Baker of the LA Times. The site offers a dynamic e-newsletter on writing, editing and newsroom collaboration.
A site for copy editors.
A good blog-like site for global news, trends and criticism.
The Media Beat
Journalist David Tereshchuk's media commentaries.
Ranks the top news websites. Does a top 100 newspaper sites list.
INET Journalism Resources
Dozens of great links.
Links to darn near every online newspaper site.
Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors is an organization for statehouse reporters around the country.
Resources for Journalism Ethics
From Steve Buttry.
Offers blogs, job tips, journalism school statistics and "valuable industry news for tomorrow's editorial talent."
Site is indexing Sept. 11 content.
Cincinnati Enquirer and the Chiquita Secrets Revealed
A full collection of background and articles.
Coverage of the Canadian Communications Industry.
Columbia Journalism Review Resource Guides
Covers a variety of journalism topics.
Providence Journal: The Power of Words
Bob Wyss of the Journal has a great site on writing and writing well.
Annual Surveys of Journalism and Mass Communications
From the University of Georgia Grady Center, this site samples recent journalism graduate about issues such as the job market.
Providence Journal: Reporters and Photographers Working Together
Tips from Bob Wyss of the Journal.
The Evolution of the Newspaper of the Future
From Computer-Mediated Communication Magazine (1995).
Blog from the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors.
A blog about the LA media.
Providence Journal: Journalists Primer to Budgets
From the Journal's Dave Herzog.
Media Tenor Institute
Features extensive data of up to date research free of charge. There is also a free newsletter sent twice a week with the latest reports about the influence of media in public opinion. A important resource of information very useful for journalists and students concerned about impartial and balanced journalism.
Pulitzer Prize Winners
Database and bio information on winners.
Blog with media criticism, ideas, links to current issues in the industry.
Society for News Design: World's Best Designed Newspapers
Database of winners in various categories.
Play the News
This interactive game helps readers understand current events and news. It's created by a company called Impact Games.
International Federation of Journalists
Represents more than 600,000 members in more than 100 countries. Promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through "strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists."
Community Media Workshop (NewsTips.org)
Part of Columbia College, this site has resources on covering important issues in Chicago.
National Sports Journalism Center
Indiana University organization features blogs and columns about trends in the industry. It's a must-bookmark for sports journalists.