GrapevineStar Media’s Resource List for Journalists

GrapevineStar™ is honored to be a resource for journalists. Thanks for visiting. In this area you will find, Media News about the Media Industry from the leading media oulets, Romenesko, Project for Excellence in Journalism, AP Industry News, PBS Media Watch and CNN Reliable Sources.

Selected Top Sites for Journalists, Newsroom Specialists and Beats Reporters

Select listing of Journalism magazines and newsletters covering many media niches
Women and Minorities in Journalism Resource info links

Journalism Research information, Newspaper and Broadcast Journalism resources and more.

Journalism Organizations & Related Sites

Media News:

• Romenesko – Jim Romenesko of the Poynter Institute links to the latest media-related news, updated throughout the day.
• Daily Briefing – Daily media stories from the Project for Excellence in Journalism.
• AP Industry News – Media industry news daily from The Associated Press.
• PBS Media Watch – Media stories from PBS NewsHour with Jim Lehrer.
• CNN Reliable Sources – Transcripts from the CNN media show.

Selected Top Sites for Journalists:

• American Journalism Review – AJR’s Newslink provides links to nearly 5,000 newspapers, listings of journalism awards and fellowships and full text of selected AJR articles (Disclosure: I am a senior editor of AJR).
• Investigative Reporters and Editors – IRE includes a searchable database of more than 11,000 investigative reporting story abstracts, handouts developed by speakers at IRE conferences, campaign finance data and sources and a directory of investigative reporters worldwide, plus details on IRE contests, programs and conferences.
• Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press – The committee provides some of the most practical tools for reporters, such as the Freedom of Information Act letter generator, state laws on open records and public meetings, updates on Freedom of Information cases from around the country and a legal defense hot-line for journalists.
• The Poynter Institute for Media Studies – Poynter Online gives details on the institute’s week-long workshops, which are some of the best journalism educational opportunities available, plus research from the institute on various newsroom topics.
• Society of Professional Journalists – The Electronic Journalist includes news stories on press issues and lists more than 60 journalism contests.

Newsroom Specialists:

• Computer-Assisted Reporters – National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting
• Editorial Writers – National Conference of Editorial Writers
• Copy Editors – American Copy Editors Society
• Online News Editors – Online News Association
• Feature Editors – American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors
• News Designers – Society of News Design
• Photographers – National Press Photographers Association and the Digital Journalist
• International Journalists – International Center for Journalists and International Federation of Journalists
• Freelance Writers – National Writers Union, American Society of Journalists and Authors and Washington Independent Writers
• Magazine Journalists – American Society of Magazine Editors
• Alternative Journalists – Association of Alternative Weeklies
• Columnists – National Society of Newspaper Columnists
• Editorial Cartoonists – Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
• Ombudsmen – Organization of News Ombudsmen
• Young Professionals – The Association of Young Journalists

Beats Reporters:

• Education – Education Writers Association
• Business & Finance – Society of American Business Editors and Writers and Association of Area Business Publications
• Environment – Society of Environmental Journalists
• Health Care – Association of Health Care Journalists
• Science – National Association of Science Writers
• Police & Courts – Criminal Justice Journalists
• Washington – Regional Reporters Association
• Statehouse – Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors
• Children & Families – Casey Journalism Center for Children and Families and Journalism Fellowships in Child and Family Policy
• Politics – Campaign Finance Information Center
• Sports – Associated Press Sports Editors and Association for Women in Sports Media
• Religion – Religion Newswriters Association
• Other Specializations – Knight Center for Specialized Journalism and National Press Foundation

Journalism Magazines and Newsletters:

• American Journalism Review
• Columbia Journalism Review
• Editor & Publisher
• The American Editor (ASNE)
• Presstime (publishers)
• Nieman Reports
• Freedom Forum Publications
• Communicator (television)
• The Business Journalist
• SEJournal (environmental journalism)
• Tip Sheet (environmental, science and health journalism)
• The Regional Reporter (Washington coverage)
• ASPE (sports journalism)
• Tracker (campaign finance coverage)
• News Media & the Law
• First Amendment News
• State-specific FOI publications (NFOIC)
• Journal of Mass Media Ethics
• FineLine (ethics)
• Dangerous Assignments (international)
• Journalism & Mass Comunication Educator
• Online Journalism Review
• Black Journalism Review
• St. Louis Journalism Review

Minority Journalism Organizations:

• National Association of Black Journalists
• National Association of Hispanic Journalists
• Asian American Journalism Association
• Native American Journalists Association
• Unity (coalition of NABJ, NAHJ, AAJA and NAJA)
• South Asian Journalists Association
• National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association
• National Association of Minority Media Executives

Women & Journalism:

• Journalism and Women Symposium
• National Federation of Press Women
• Association for Women in Communications
• Association for Women in Sports Media

Newspaper Management & Leadership:

• American Society of Newspaper Editors
• Associated Press Managing Editors
• American Press Institute
• Magazine Publishers of America
• Newspaper Association of America
• National Newspaper Association
• Newsletter & Electronic Publishers Association
• National Association of Minority Media Executives

Journalism Research:

• The Freedom Forum
• Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
• Committee to Protect Journalists
• Joan Shorenstein Center for Press, Politics and Public Policy
• Annenberg Washington Program in Communications Policy Studies
• Freedom Forum First Amendment Center
• Project for Excellence in Journalism
• Committee of Concerned Journalists
• Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
• Pew Center for Civic Journalism
• Center for Media and Public Affairs
• John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
• Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

Broadcast Journalism:

• Radio-Television News Directors Association
• National Association of Broadcasters
• Shoptalk
• News Blues
• NewsLab
• The Producer Page

Freedom of Information & Media Law:

• Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
• Freedom Forum First Amendment Center
• Freedom of Information Center
• National Freedom of Information Coalition
• Student Press Law Center
• World Press Freedom Committee

Journalism History:

• Newseum
• Broadcast Pioneers Library of American Broadcasting
• Classic Typewriter Page

Other Journalism Sites:

• Newswise (listings of awards and fellowships)
• National Press Club
• Pulitzer Prize
• Newspaper Guild
• J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism

College Journalism:

• Student Press Law Center
• Internships & Job Opportunities
• Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
• College Media Advisers

High School Journalism:

• ASNE’s High School Journalism
• Journalism Education Association
• Columbia Scholastic Press Association
• National Scholastic Press Association
• Quill & Scroll
• Maryland Scholastic Press Association

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