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    Journalism Site List

    • Columbia Journalism Review
      The magazines website provides articles, a guide to what the major media companies own, the Media Finder listing newspapers, magazines, and TV stations, the Language Corner collection of grammatical blunders and Resource Guides.
    • FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting
      National media watch group offering criticism and analysis in an effort to correct media bias and imbalance. The website contains articles, action alerts, and links on current issues.
    • Finding Data On The Internet: A Journalists Guide
      Consists of two primary parts "Finding Data on the Internet" and "Statistics Every Writer Should Know".
    • Journalism Resources
      Over 40 annotated pages of resources compiled for support of academic journalism departments and professional journalists.
    • Newslink
      The resource for online newspapers around the world. The newspapers section lists around 5,400 papers and is searchable by title or location and is also indexed geographically.
    • NewsWatch: A Consumers Guide to the News
      NewsWatch provides insightful analysis of the media and its coverage of recent news stories.
    • Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
      An independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues. In this role it serves as a valuable information resource for political leaders, journalists, scholars and citizens.
    • Poynter Online
      This well-regarded site from the Poynter Institute "provides journalists with reliable information, useful tools, and provocative suggestions." In addition to assistance aimed at journalists, the site features tutorials and articles useful to the general public.
    • Vanderbilt Television News Archive
      The Archive began taping the evening news broadcasts of the three major networks, ABC, CBS, and NBC, in August, 1968, and CNN in October, 1995. This collection has been abstracted with story level descriptions. Also has a database of special reports and periodic broadcasts and specialized collections.

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