Broadcast Journalism

Federal Communications Commission
Handbooks, resources, press releases, bureau/office listings, contact information and more.

Radio TV Digital News Association

National Association of Broadcasters

Broadcast Education Association
Studies, news, teaching tools and a huge database of members.

National Academy of Television Journalists

National Association of Television Arts and Sciences

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.

VideoLAN
VLC is a free and open source cross-platform multimedia player and framework that plays most multimedia files as well as DVDs, Audio CDs, VCDs, and various streaming protocols. It also assists in helping you download YouTube videos. Free, no spyware and runs on all platforms.

Forvo: Pronunciation Guide

10 Words Everyone Should Know How to Pronounce

Sodaphonic
A browser-based audio editor.

RenderForest
Online video and animation maker.

VOA Pronunciation Guide

Washington Post: Fact-Checkers Guide to Manipulated Video

Words to Time
Timing a script or speech? Use WordstoTime.com to time out your speech.

RTDNA: News Writing Resources

Radio.co
Create your own internet radio station.

WochitThis short-form video editor lets you use your video clips or pull from a library (including music). Great for layering text in this browser-based tool. Great for creating social videos.

Six Tips to Prepare Your Newsroom for Live Video on Social Media

Panopto
Create and manage video learning content.

OBS Open Broadcaster Software
Free open-source software for video recording and livestreaming.

iOGrapher: Live Video Bundle Starter Kit for Tablets

Academy of Storytellers
Learn about video storytelling.

Illinois Broadcast Association Newsroom
Tips, public records resources, pronunciation guide, etc.

NewsBlues.com
Covers the TV news industry. News items galore.

YouTube to Facebook
Make YouTube videos look like they’re native FB videos.

G4: Attack of the Show
Online program features cool web tools, viral videos, new gadgets, movies, comics, etc. Great for tracking pop culture online.

NewsCollege
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.

Cue Prompter
Teleprompter tool that works on mobile devices and on the web.

University of Delaware: Television News Database
More than 10,000 local television news stories that you can easily search and watch.

Video Journalism
Cyndy Green’s blog on thinking visually.

OpenAirwaves.org Media Database
From the Center for Public Integrity, this site has a media ownership search to include network designations for television stations and information on the nation’s largest newspapers. Enter a zip code or city name and track ownership of TV, radio and cable stations in that zip code area.

NewsLab.org: Strategies for Local TV News
Trends and tips on the industry.

Podcasting News.com
News on cutting-edge ways of using podcasts.

How Can Newsrooms Verify Video from Eyewitnesses?
Great set of resources from First Draft News.

Zentrick
Create interactive videos.

Essential Tools and Tactics for Video on Social

TNW: Tips for Creating Social Video Content

InVid
Chrome and Firefox plug-in that verifies photos and video.

Hapyak
Make interactive videos. Add links, chapters and quizzes.

Wirewax
Create interactive videos.

Mobile Tools for Video

Touchcast
Create interactive videos.

Amara
Caption and translate any video.

JellyCam
Create your own stop-cam videos.

GoAnimate
Create animated videos.

Broadcasting & Cable Magazine
Covers the business of television. “People on the move” section is great for tracking executives.

The Name Engine
Find correct pronunciation of newsmaker names.

SendSpace
Send/share large video files.

LocalTVnews.org

NewScript.com
Tips on writing for radio.

Advancing the Story
Blog on the broadcast news industry from Deb Halpern at the University of Mississippi.

Archive of American Television Interviews
Anyone interested in the history of American television will want to check out these often extensive video interviews, posted in 30-minute segments.

Kobre Guide
Web’s best multimedia and video journalism.

Internet Talk Radio Network

TalkZone.com
Internet talk radio shows.

Radio-Locator
Search globally for radio stations and streaming sites.

News at Seven
A cool tool that allows you to create a virtual newscast pulled from stories, images, videos and blogs all linked by a common news topic. The site generates an avatar that delivers the newscast.

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Hi-Def News Caps

Prelinger Stock Video Footage Archive

GodTube.com
Broadcasts more than 800,000 hours of video, and allows users to comment on videos, which range from sermons to comedies and musical performances.

TVNewsday
News feed and other resources on the broadcast industry.

How Social Media is Changing the Business of TV

TouchCast
For desktop and mobile. Create interactive videos.

Assignment Editor
Started by the managing editor at CBS/WBBM-TV in Chicago, this site, under new ownership, is used worldwide to navigate millions of destinations on the Internet each month. Our main users are the news decision makers of the world who decide what hundreds of millions of people see and read each day.

YouTube.com
Searchable database of video clips from around the world. Type in a name and search, chances are, you’ll find some video clips.

BCBeat
A broadcasting and cable blog.

News Blues.com
A great TV news industry site. Links, job listings, insider gossip and contact information for nearly 1,600 stations.

Top Documentary Films
Watch online documentaries for free.

SpeakWire
Translates headlines from various RSS feeds into spoken English. Part of a beta site from Great Britain.

Blinx TV
Database of news and other video.

RTNDA: War Resources
Hundreds of links and free resource guides you can download as .PDFs. An excellent quick-stop resource.

RTNDA: Bioterrorism Resources
Hundreds of links and free resource guides you can download as .PDFs. An excellent quick-stop resource.

Plugged In: Using the Internet for High School and Professional Journalism
Downloading this online publication from the Radio and Television News Directors Foundation will prove valuable to students and educators, station interns and journalists new to the profession.

Archive.org: Free Film from the U.S. Government

TyndallReport.com
Run by ADT Research, this site charts how much time each broadcast spent on each topic each night.

FCC: Center for Digital Democracy

InvestechResearch
Market history, background, statistics, etc.

RadioDailyNews.com

InsideRadio.com

AllAccess.com
Radio and music industry site.

The NewsMarket
The NewsMarket provides free broadcast-standard video and multimedia content from corporations, government agencies and non-profits. Journalists can search, preview and request video and other content on demand, online, via digital download or can choose to receive tape-by-mail.

Broadcast Music Inc.

Viral Video Chart
Top 20 viral videos on the Web.

TVNewsday.com

University of Delaware: Television News Database
More than 10,000 local television news stories that you can easily search and watch.

Tyndall Report
Tracks what the network news covers by how many minutes the evening and morning newscasts devote to topics.

National Association of Broadcasting Education Foundation
Education resources, seminars, etc.

Vanderbilt University Television News Archive

Broadcast.net
Billed as the broadcast industry’s home page.

The NewsMarket
Provides free broadcast-standard video and multimedia content from corporations, government agencies and non-profits. Journalists can search, preview and request video and other content on demand, online, via digital download or can choose to receive tape-by-mail.

Mashable: How Social Media Is Changing the Business of TV

National Association of Broadcasters

TVZ
International TV news reporting site.

Archive of American Television
Blog on TV news.

Vanderbilt University: Television News Archive
The Television News Archive collection is at Vanderbilt University in Nashville, Tennessee.

Library of American Broadcasting

Current Online

TV History
Links, FAQ, decade-by-decade breakdown the evolution of television and TV manufacturers. Look at past TV guides, TV models, etc.

Library of American Broadcasting

Old Time Radio News

European Broadcasting Union

National Association for Multi-Ethnicity in Communications

National Public Broadcasting Archives

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

Ethics Guide for Public Radio Journalism

jPlayer: HTML 5 Audio and Video Player

BamBuser
Video streaming tool.

Cowbird
Online storytelling tool.

TV History
Links, FAQ, decade-by-decade breakdown the evolution of television and TV manufacturers. Look at past TV guides, TV models, etc.

Old Time Radio Catalog
Offers thousands of old time radio shows on MP3 CD including thousan of free downloads and articles about the golden age of radio.

TelevisionWeek
TV industry news, ratings and more.

Tyndall Report

NPR as a Matter of Fact Blog

Podcasting Legal Guide

Documentary Blog
News and reviews of the latest documentary films.

B-Roll.net
Television photojournalism site.

Internet Archive: Universal Newsreels
Search more than 600 newsreels from Universal (1929 to 1967).

SnappyTV
How to pull live TV clips off the web and share in social media and embed in Storify.

KeepVid.com
Download streaming video from YouTube and other sites to edit and use in your video.

Newscript: Writing for Radio
This site is run by Michael Meckler, a professor of classical and medieval Latin literature at Ohio State University. A useful guide to various forms of audio journalism, along with practical tips on writing for the ear.

Live365: Radio Stations
Claims to be the world?s largest collection of radio stations.

AudioFiles
Search through hundreds of radio shows and podcasts.

PBS: Inside Local News Documentary

Edward R. Murrow Reports
Listen to audio reports from one of the best broadcast news journalists of his era.

KobreGuide.com
Guide to the best in multimedia and video journalism.

Media Tenor Institute
Features extensive data of up to date research free of charge. There’s 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.

DigitalJournalist.org: Amy Bowers’ TV Column
An archive of Amy Bowers’ monthly television columns for digitaljournalist.org, a photojournalism site.

CBI College Broadcasting

TV News Closet
TV news clothing online consignment shop.

Pixsy.com
This search engine pulls images and video from all kinds of news resources. Browse by category, etc.

High School Broadcast Journalism
Resources for high school programs from RTNDF.

Hulu.com
Watch thousands of archived TV shows on this online video tool.

FreeBaseballRadio.com
Listen to games from all over.


Walter Cronkite, 1916-2009

YouTube: Walter Cronkite Interviews and Reports

Walter Cronkite’s NPR Essays

CBS News: Walter Cronkite’s Death
Includes video, photo essays and more.

Google News: Walter Cronkite’s Death

Blogs About Walter Cronkite’s Death

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