Journalism and News Industry Sites and Blogs

Press Think
Blog from NYU’s Jay Rosen on new media and other timely topics.

PBS MediaShift: Media and Journalism Awards Pages

Accountable Journalism
The Reynolds Journalism Institute created this database of more than 400 searchable codes of ethics from media outlets around the world.

RTDNA: Journalists Know Your Rights – Safety

SaveMyNews
Personal, permanent clipping serviee for digital stories from Ben Welsh of the LA Times.

PastPages
News homepage archive.

SPJ Guide to Battling Sexual Misconduct in the Newsroom

Internet Archive: TV News
View clips from nearly 2 million shows since 2009.

TV Explorer
Rapidly create a visual dashboard that summarizes broadcast television news coverage of your search using data from the Internet Archive’s Television News Archive.

Knight Digital Media Center: News Leadership 3.0 Blog

New Media and Technology Law Blog

Digital Media Law Project
Formerly the Citizen Media Law Project, this organization supports the vibrant online culture of citizen media and independent journalism by providing free legal advice and information on a wide range of media law, intellectual property and business law issues.

Below the Fold
Blog by Gary Goldhammer, a PR/marketing person and former journalist. News commentary, offbeat stories.

Backpack Journalism Blog
From Bill Gentile.

International Association of Women in Radio and Television

Video Journalism
Cyndy Green’s blog on thinking visually.

Newspaper Death Watch
Blog about issues in print media.

Greg Palast Journalism and Film Blog

PJNet: Public Journalism Network

Steve Yelvington’s Media Blog

SensibleTalk.com
Robert Niles, formerly of the USC-Annenberg’s Online Journalism Review, writes in a community forum “devoted to media, business, arts and technology criticism.” He invites readers to share their observations in a public journal on the site.

Daggle
Danny Sullivan’s blog on the online news business. He’s an expert on search engine optimization and marketing.

FreePress.net

Data-ish Blogs You Should Know About
Links to 37 blogs on data, statistics, visualization, maps, design, etc.

Capitol Beat
Blog from the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors.

Old Media New Tricks
Run by journalists from the Chicago Tribune and Austin American-Statesman, this site offers hands-on advice from many in media who using social networking and Web 2.0 tools such as Facebook, Twitter, Digg, etc. The site also offers great blogging tips.

Online Censorship
Have you unjustly had content removed by a social media platform such as Flickr, YouTube, Google Plus, Twitter or Facebook? Report it on this site. Note: The name of the site is misleading. It’s not really censorship as it’s a website, not a government, doing the gatekeeping. But the site does have value.

EditorsWeblog.org

Copyright Database
Use this Library of Congress database to track who owns copyright material.

Electronic Frontier Foundation: Bloggers Legal Guide

MattWaite.com
Blog, tips and resources from web developer and CAR expert from the St. Petersburg Times.

Mediaite
News and opinion on TV, print, and online media. It includes a media influence index and a jobs board.

Washington Journalism Education Association Blog

PBS: MediaShift Idea Lab

Center for Citizen Media and PressThink: Placeblogger

Public Journalism Network

J-Learning
Explores community journalism.

Covering Communities
Helpful tips for citizen journalists.

Reflections of a Newsosaur

Online Journalism Blog

SEO for Journalists Blog

Editors Weblog

100 of the Best Authors on Twitter

How to Change the World
Guy Kawasaki’s Blog on technology and communication.

OnlineJournalism Blog
Great discussion of web-media industry trends.

JD Lasica’s New Media Musings
Former Sacramento Bee editor writes about social media trends.

Foreign Policy Blogs
Look up obscure useful words here, including slang and pop-culture language.

Typealyzer
Figures Myer-Briggs personality classification for blog authors.

The Mario Classroom
Design and typography blog from Mario Garcia.

Sree’s Twitter Guide for Skeptics and Newbies
Extensive list of Twitter tools from Sree Sreenivasan of the Columbia University journalism school.

Twitter for Journalists Podcast
Blog on tweeting from Sree Sreenivasan. You may need to set the audio (upper right corner) to your default player (iTunes, etc.)

Tell Zell
Run by someone claiming to be a Los Angeles Times staffer, this blog has a lot of inside dish about the staff layoffs, sales, etc. involving Sam Zell’s ownership of Tribune Company.

Blogcritics.com

Weblogs and the News
Explores some of the emerging forms of journalism online, including weblogs, collaborative news and community journalism.

RandallRothenberg.com
Blog from the president of the Interactive Advertising Bureau.

Chicagoist
Gothamist site covers breaking news in the Chicago area.

PBS: MediaShift Idea Lab
A group blog by “innovators who are reinventing community news for the Digital Age.”

ResearchBuzz News Weblog
This site keeps you up on the latest research tools.

CapitolBeat Blog

Newsless.org
This blog by Matt Thompson aims to “advance the discussion of how we can better use the Web to deliver context in journalism.”

Friend or Follow
A helpful database for tracking Twitter followers and to track who’s following you.

Topify
Receive an e-mail notification that someone is following you on Twitter. It includes information about that person (how many followers, updates, etc.)

Malcontent Home for Disgruntled Journalists

CrankyGeeks.com
A great technology blog by John C. Dvorak, a contributing editor at PC Magazine. Many entries on the future on online journalism.

Reuters MediaFile Blog
A great blog on timely media and technology topics.

NetworkWorld
Technology news and blogs.

Beet.tv
Blog about technology and the media.

JobMob: Resume Mistakes
Watch archived shows from the network.

Future Journalism Project
Blog about the industry, tech equipment, issues in online journalism, etc.

Online News Association: Interactive Narratives Blog

World Editors Forum Editors Blog

NYU PressThink Blog
From NYU’s Jay Rosen.

The Scoop Blog
CAR and investigative reporting.

BreakingTweets.com
Publishes edited and organized news from Twitter.

ConvoTrack
A great new tool for tracking how social media is referencing a Web site. You can see what people on Twitter, Reddit, Digg and other online media are saying about your site.

BackTweets.com
Similar to ConvoTrack, this site tracks how social media is referencing a Web site. You can see what people on Twitter, Reddit, Digg and other online media are saying about your site.

Online Journalism Blog
Publishes comment and analysis on developments in online journalism and online news, citizen journalism, blogging, mobile journalism, etc.. It’s written by Paul Bradshaw, course director of the MA Online Journalism at Birmingham City University’s (UK) School of Media,

Committee to Protect Journalists Blog

LooseWireBlog
Great commentary on online journalism trends.

Short Form Blog
Blog of short news items.

VervePhoto Documentary Photojournalism Blog
Tongue-in-cheek tips.

Digital Photography School
Great tips and tricks.

Digital Photography School: How Twitter Can Make You a Photojournalist

Bouphonia
This “Friday Hope” news blog turns up some positive news stories.

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