Journalism Organization Resources

Journalism Organization Resources

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GIJN Guide for Investigating Health and Medicine
Comprehensive list of resources, tips and techniques to dig into health issues.

RCFP: Journalist’s Guide to HIPPA During COVID-19

Journalism in the Time of COVID
A study by journalists Andrew Garthwaite and John Crowley.

Journalist’s Resource: Three Questions About Coronavirus Vaccine Safety, Distribution and Adoption

Journalist’s Resource: How to Spot Bias in Randomized Clinical Trials

How Journalists Should Report a Scientific Study
From the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.

The Publisher’s Guide to Navigating COVID-19: Report Download


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National Association of Broadcasters: Coronavirus Response Toolkit
Tools and resources to help stations accurately cover this issue and prepare for the impacts on your staff, community and business.

The Newsroom Guide to COVID-19
The goal of this document is to help newsroom managers provide clear, useful guidance to their reporters and editors during a period in which we lack official institutional direction on how best to respond to the novel coronavirus pandemic.

The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma: COVID-19 Reporting
Resources include guides, tipsheets, advisories, best practices, and advice from experts on interviewing victims and survivors.

Dart Center: Covering Coronavirus — Tips for Video Journalists
Great tips on safety, cleaning equipment, pre-production work, etc.

ICFJ: Global Health Reporting Forum

ICFJ: 10 Tips for Journalists Covering COVID-19

Journalist’s Resource: Epidemiological Models: 10 Things Journalists Covering Coronavirus Research Should Know
Great tips from Harvard organization.

APM Research Lab: Color of Coronavirus Project
Our ongoing Color of Coronavirus project monitors how and where COVID-19 mortality is inequitably impacting certain communities—to guide policy and community responses to these disproportionate deaths as well as a resources for journalists.

How Journalists Should Report a Scientific Study
From the Markkula Center for Applied Ethics at Santa Clara University.

GIJN Guide for Investigating Health and Medicine
Comprehensive list of resources, tips and techniques to dig into health issues.

RCFP: Journalist’s Guide to HIPPA During COVID-19

International Journalists’ Network: How Can Journalists Protect Themselves During the COVID-19 Pandemic?

Video: IJNET Tips for Journalists Covering COVID-19

International Center for Journalists: Global Health Crisis Reporting Forum

Dart Center: Reporting on Coronavirus: Handling Sensitive Remote Interviews

GIJN: How Reporters Should Assess COVID-19 Medical Studies

How Can Reporters Responsibly Cover Preliminary Research on COVID-19 Drugs and Vaccines
From the USC Annenberg Center for Health Journalism.

Journalist’s Resource: How to Spot Bias in Randomized Clinical Trials

RTDNA: Guide to Using COVID-19 Data
Some great tips on handling datasets, accuracy, etc.

RCFP: Public Records and Open Meetings Measures Related to Coronavirus

RCFP: COVID-19: Press Freedom and Government Transparency

Poynter: Reader’s Guide to Understanding Coronavirus

Poynter: A Guide to Responsible Reporting Around Coronavirus

Journalist’s Toolbox: Three Questions About Coronavirus Vaccine Safety, Distribution and Adoption

RTDNA: Newsroom Mental Health Resource Guide

Reporters Without Borders: Nearly Half of UN Member Countries Have Obstructed Coronavirus Coverage

The Publisher’s Guide to Navigating COVID-19: Report Download

Knight Foundation: Three Ways Local News Initiatives are Serving Crucial COVID-19 to News Deserts
Mark Glaser writes about engagement collaborations, texting platforms, community media are trying to reach people in underserved communities where journalists are scarce.

Journalism in the Time of COVID
A study by journalists Andrew Garthwaite and John Crowley.


These videos were created by the SPJ Education Committee. Here’s a playlist of all of its training videos.


CJR: COVID Cutback Tracker
Tow Center database tracks COVID’s impact on the industry

Dart Center: Trauma Journalism in the Time of Coronavirus

Reframe: Coronavirus Coverage
A new initiative that aims to help journalists improve the accuracy and authenticity of their coverage of mis- and under-represented individuals and communities and thus build trust with their audiences through precise, human-centered language.

Journalist’s Resource: 3 Big Questions About Vaccine Safety, Distribution and Adoption

Pulitzer Center: Freelance Tips on COVID-19 Reporting

RTDNA: How Coronavirus Impacts Local TV Newsrooms
Survey and study by Bob Papper, an Adjunct Professor of Broadcast and Digital Journalism at the S.I. Newhouse School of Public Communications at Syracuse University and has worked extensively in radio and TV news.

CJR: How to Cover COVID-19 Patients Sensitively

Journalist’s Resource: Reporting on COVID-19 Vaccines: 5 Tips to Help Journalists Get it Right

Committee to Protect Journalists: COVID-19 Thread
Many resources available in this Twitter thread.

NPPA COVID-19 Resource Guide

Center for Cooperative Media: Covering COVID-19

Institute for Nonprofit News: COVID-19: Resources for Nonprofit Newsrooms
Trainings, financial support, tools and more.

World Press Photo: Supporting Visual Journalism Through the COVID-19 Crisis

Reporters Without Borders: Tracker-19
Map and newsfeed of coronavirus and COVID-19 news.

Ethical Design Recommendations for COVID-19 Visualizations
Great tips from Katherine Hepworth, associate professor of Visual Journalism, Reynolds School of Journalism, University of Nevada, Reno.

SPLC: Can We Publish Crowded School Hallways During COVID-19?

Midwest Center for Investigative Reporting: Coronavirus Coverage
Impact on ag and food supply chain.

Global Investigative Journalism Network: Tips for Journalists Covering COVID-19

GIJN: COVID-19 Global Resources

GIJN: What Investigative Reporters Around the World Should be Asking About COVID-19

GIJN: Investigative Stories on COVID-19 from Around the World

American Press Institute: Covering the Campaign During Coronavirus

API: Free Resources for Newsrooms Covering COVID-19
Includes a list of grants and loans for newsrooms and individuals.

Journalist’s Resource: Epidemiological Models: 10 Things Journalists Covering Coronavirus Research Should Know

Dart Center: Story Ideas — Trauma Journalism in the Time of Coronavirus

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the Coronavirus Pandemic
Facemasks, cleaning equipment, digital security and more.

Journalist’s Resource: Covering Medicaid During the COVID-19 Pandemic

Carter Center: Mental Health Resources for Journalists During COVID-19

Public Media, Accessibility and COVID-19
How have public media provided accessible information about the coronavirus pandemic for people living with disabilities?

Freedom Forum Institute: Project PowerShift Resources on COVID-1
Links, resources and video from a panel discussion tailored to journalists.

CUNY Newmark School: 4 Post-Pandemic Trends to Watch in Journalism
Jenny Choi outlines four highly probable changes coming to the industry.

IJNET: Do’s, Don’ts of Reporting on COVID-19

ICFJ: Disaster and Crisis Coverage

International Center for Journalists: A Global Crisis Like COVID-19 Calls for a Global Response. Here’s Ours.

International Journalists Network: How Journalists are Documenting Loss During COVID-19

CPJ Safety Advisory: Covering the Coronavirus Outbreak

Online News Association: COVID-19 Resources

API: Coronavirus Coverage Resources

Journalist’s Resource: Covering COVID-19 – 5 Tips from a Harvard Professor

Free Press: How to Report on the Digital Divide and COVID-19

API: Seven Ways to Get Your COVID-19 Reporting to Those Who Need It

JAWS: Guidance on Coronavirus Coverage

Center for Media Engagement: 5 Research-Based Coronavirus Coverage Tips for Your Newsroom
From the University of Texas.

Columbia Journalism Review: How to Cover a Fast-Moving Pandemic

Democracy Fund: COVID-19 Resources for Smaller Newsrooms

Current: A Newsroom Guide for Covering the Coronavirus Outbreak

National Association of Science Writers: COVID-19 Resources

SEJ: Preparing to Cover Public Health Emergencies
From the Society of Environmental Journalists.

World Federation of Science Journalists: COVID-19 Resources

Solutions Reporting Resources on COVID-1
Dozens of links, tools, tipsheets and video from a webinar about the topic.

Source: Caregiving in and Around Journalism

Pulitzer Center: Coronavirus News Collaboration Challenge

AP Stylebook: Coronavirus Topical Guide

Open News: Coronavirus Community Care

TOW Center: COVID-19 Coronavirus Cutbacks Tracker

Hearken: Emergency Engagement Resources – COVID

The Coral Project Guides: How To Manage A Community During the Pandemic

Trusting News: How to Demonstrate Trustworthiness with Your Coronavirus Coverage

Trusting News: Examples of How to Build Trust with Readers During Pandemic

Thomson Foundation: Challenges of Covering the Coronavirus

Journalist’s Resource: Covering COVID-19 and the Coronavirus – a Harvard Professor Offers 5 Tips

Lenfest Institute: Coronavirus Coverage Funding Resources

Journalism.co.uk: How to Report on the Coronavirus, No Matter What Your Beat

World Federation of Science Journalists: COVID-19 Briefing

Association of Health Care Journalists: Reporting on Coronavirus

COVID-19 Mental Health Resources for Journalists and You
From Carter Health’s MentalHealthJournalism.org.

AMP Media News: Five Tips for Freelance Journalists to Cope with Coronavirus Cancellations

Global Journalist: Covering COVID in China

Poynter: Coronavirus Has Closed More Than 25 Local Newsrooms Across America. And Counting

RTDNA: Covering Coronavirus — How Coverage and Audience Needs Are Changing

Global Voices: Global Coverage for a Pandemic

Lenfest Institute: How Newsrooms Can Cover Coronavirus

Transom: Recording During the Coronavirus

Poynter: Journalism Projects That Address Key COVID-19 Questions

AAJA Calls on News Organizations to Exercise Care in Coverage of the Coronavirus Outbreak

How Journalists are Working Together to Cover the COVID-19 Pandemic
From the Center for Cooperative Media.

Pew: Cybercriminals Seek Profit in Coronavirus

SciLine: COVID-19 Resources for Reporters
Quotes from experts, tipsheets and media briefings.

Journalism.co.uk: Eight Resources for Verifying Information

IJNET: Resources for African Journalists Covering the Pandemic

Gateway Journalism Review: One Photojournalist’s Story from Frontlines of the Pandemic

Keybase: CoronaFutures
Run by Amy Webb, a place for futurists (and futurist-adjacents) to discuss scenarios and future states in the coronavirus era.

Education Writers Association: Coronavirus Story Ideas
Story ideas for education reporters covering the effect of the coronavirus on education. This list is updated weekly.

Education Writers Association: Coronavirus Coverage
Tracks education coronavirus coverage from around the country, updated daily.

Coronavirus Tech Handbook
A crowdsourced resource for technologists building things related to the coronavirus outbreak initiated by The London College of Political Technologists at Newspeak House.

Poynter: Newsroom Layoffs, Furloughs and Closures During the Pandemic


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