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1st for A & Ideas About the First Amendment & Media LawFirst Amendment; Media Law
Ad on website homepageAn integrated media and events company devoted to the digital advertising and marketing spaceDigital Advertising; Marketing
4 WIRED newsletterRelated science and technology articles, photos, slideshows and videos from WIREDTechnology; Content Producer
Better News News offers strategies and case studies to help transform newsrooms.
Bitter great story from the South every week. More specifically, every Tuesday.Regional Diversity
Black Owned Media organization committed to the development, enfranchisement and financial sustainability of black-onwed media outlets in South Florida.Media Diversity; Startups; Media Funding; Resources and Support
Cardiff University's Centre for Community into this area of journalism and offers networking, information and training for hyperlocal and community journalistsResearch; Resources; Community Engagement
Center for Cooperative
NewsletterThe mission of the Center for Cooperative Media is to grow and strengthen local journalism, and in doing so serve New Jersey residents.Local News; Resources and Support; Community EngagementYes
10 on website footerA community of action-oriented, cross-sector professionals with an aim to better the world through civic techCivic Technology; Collaborative Community Center; Cross-sector
Color of Change - Media on website About pageColor Of Change is the nation’s largest online racial justice organization.Diversity; Cross-sector; Advocacy
12 is a daily news site where race matters, featuring award-winning investigative reporting and news analysis.Diversity; Advocacy; Content Producer
Columbia Journalism on website right columnLeader in the changing world of journalismPress Criticism; Thought Leadership; Research; Content Producer
Find on website headerNonprofit news service for and about public mediaPublic Media; Content Producer
Daily to subscribeDaily Yonder brings you overviews of the big issues now facing small communitiesLocal Newsroom Regional Diversity; Content Producer
Dart Center for Journalism & journalists and journalism students about the science and psychology of trauma and the implications for news coverage.Violence, Conflict, and Tragedy Reporting; Resources and Support; HubSelf-Care & Peer Support
Data Driven for news and resources from the community of journalists, editors, designers and developers who use data in the service of journalism.Data Journalism; Tools; Resources and Support; Hub
18, advertising and digital platform industriesTechnology; Media and Marketing Industries; Digital Disruption; Content Producer
Digital Services (NPR) stations to provide more value to their current audiencesPartnerships; Digital Platforms; Audience Growth; Resources and Support
Digital Trends the latest at the intersection of media and technologyTechnology; Crowdsourcing; Content Producer; Resources and Support
Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) on website footerInvigorate the First Amendment by advocating for greater diversity in the press and by scrutinizing media practices that marginalize public interest, minority and dissenting viewpoints.Fairness and Accuracy; Diversity, First Amendment, Advocacy; Media Criticism; Anti-censorship; Media Bias
First Amendment Center (Newseum) nonprofit organization focused on education and information about First Amendment issues.First Amendment; Media Law
First Draft on website headerFirst Draft is dedicated to improving skills and standards in the reporting and sharing of information that emerges onlineReporting Standards; Best Practices; Newsgathering; Resources and Support
24 is a collection of case studies, resources, and research around engaged journalism. It requires a login, but anyone's welcome. Engagement Tips; Resources and SupportBlog updatesYes
Global Editors organizations shares innovative work from local newsrooms in their newsletter and at their annual flagship event, the GEN Summit. Innovation, Platforms, Misinformation, Virtual Reality, AI, Data Journalism, Entrepreneurship
Global Investigative Journalism Global Investigative Journalism Network (GIJN) is an international association of nonprofit organizations that support, promote, and produce investigative journalism. Hub; Trainings; Resources and Support
27 on website footerCrowdsourcing, community engagementTechnology; Crowdsourcing; Community Engagement; Resources and Support
28 on journalism, engagement, and tech from the Hearken team.Engagement Tips; Resources and SupportHow to copy our great hiring process, step by step
HotPodhotpodnews.comOnly personalNewsletterA trade newsletter about the emerging podcast and on-demand audio industry.Podcast Trade; Behind-the-scenes; Curator
30 forum for playful, serious, and radical perspectives on art and culture in the world today.Art and Culture; Content Producer
Ida B. Wells to increase the ranks, retention and profile of reporters/editors of color in investigative reporting.News Trade, Diversity, Investigative Reporting, TrainingYes
Images & Voices of Hope (ivoh) on website right columnStrengthen the role of media as agents of world benefit.Local Convenings; Resources and Support
Innovation Hub (PRI) on website right columnThe show challenges conventional wisdom and showcases creativity in everything from health to the economy.Innovation in Storytelling; Hub; Thought Leadership
Insights (AP)insights.ap.orgN/ANewsletterWe share perspectives from around the industry and provide tips and tricks for how to navigate emerging trendsMedia and Technology; News Trade; Worldwide
Institute for Nonprofit News (INN) on website homepageOnline courses that are self-guided, self-paced, and require no prior knowledge.Nonprofit News; Investigative Journalism; Collaboration; Hub; Resources and Support; Online CoursesYes
Journalism Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Tracker Fund's open and collaborative database of organizations supporting diversity, equity, and inclusion in journalism hereDiversity; Equity; Inclusion; DatabaseJournalism Diversity, Equity, & Inclusion (DEI) Tracker
37 account for newslettterTraining for online or print journalists, reporters, editors, sub-editors, art editors, designers.How-tos; Trainings; Commentary; Trade News; Resources and Support
Journalist's’s Resource examines news topics through a research lens.Research; Curator; Tip Sheets; Peer-Reviewed Studies
Journalist's Reilley shares reporting tools, tips and more Resources and Support; Tools
Knight Foundation Journalism Program and research from the Knight Foundation Journalism Program areaFirst Amendment, Journalistic Excellence
Lenfest Lenfest Institute for Journalism is the first-of-its-kind non-profit organization whose sole mission is to develop and support sustainable business models for great local journalism.Revenue Models; Business; Local Journalism; SustainabilityYes
LION up to date with the latest industry news, and learn what local indie publishers are doing to lead the way.Local publishing Trade News; CuratorYes
Local Edition (Poynter) the efforts of media orgs to make the transitions to sustainable digital publishing. Local Innovation; Digital Tools; Leadership
Local MattersN/AN/ANewsletterA weekly newsletter that curates and highlights local watchdog reporting from around the country.Local Journalism
Local News Initiative
@LocalNewsIniNewletterNorthwestern University's Medill School of Journalism's new initiative that uses research, expert analysis and innovation to understand and improve the relationship between local news outlets and audiences.Local Journalism; Innovation; Engagement
46 Longform Podcast is a weekly conversation with a non-fiction writer on how they tell stories. Innovations in Storytelling; Non-fiction; Podcast; Content Producer
Marion B. Brechner First Amendment Projectfirstamendment.jou.ufl.eduN/AN/AOrganization dedicated to current and contemporary issues affecting the First Amendment freedoms of speech, press, thought, assembly and petition.First Amendment; Media Law; Access to Information
Media research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.Press Criticism; Misinformation; News Credibility; Research
Media tells stories of how the shifting media landscape is changing the way we get our news and information.Media and Technology; News Trade; Digital Disruption; Resources and Support
Membership Puzzle
Find on website footerStudying how to create news organizations that are optimized for trust.
MIT Media, ideas, and goings-on from the Media Lab communityTechnology; Design; Inventing the Future
National Freedom of Information National Freedom of Information Coalition protects our right to open government.Freedom of Information; First Amendment; Advocacy
National Press Photographers on website footerAdvocates for visual journalistsVisual journalism Trade News; Resources and Support, AdvocacyYes
Need to Know (API) fresh, useful insights for people advancing quality, innovative and sustainable journalismNews Trade; Curator; Innovation; Sustainability; Reporting Standards; Resources and Support
55 on website footerFollow the latest thinking from people working at the cutting edge of innovation. Innovation; Hub; Cross-industry; Inventing the Future
Next on website right columnThoughts about libraries--what they are today and tomorrowFuture of Libraries; Curator
57 journalists in the Internet ageInnovation in Journalism; Trade News; Resources and Support; Future of NewsPredictions for Journalism 2018
Nonprofit Technology Network (nten) article page right columnNTEN aspires to a world where all nonprofit organizations use technology skillfully and confidently to meet community needs and fulfill their missions.Collaboration; Crowdfunding; Technology; Resources and Support
Newsmatch is a national matching-gift campaign to grow fundraising capacity in nonprofit newsrooms and promote giving to journalism among U.S. donors.Resources and Support; FundraisingYes
On the Media (WNYC) how the media is made, casts an incisive eye on fluctuations in the marketplace of ideas, and threats to the freedom of information and expression.Podcast; News Trade; Behind-the-scenes; Freedom of Information
Online News Local is a global network of volunteer organizers hosting networking and training events for local journalism and technology communitiesNetwork for Local Online Journalists; Resources and SupportNerding Out on NewslettersYes
Pew Research Center - Daily Briefing of Media morning newsletter featuring the day's latest headlines about the news and media industry.Newsletter; News Trade; Curator
63 on website footerUses code, animation, and data visualization to explore topics that, otherwise, might get lost in a 10,000-word story.Innovation in Storytelling; Data Journalism; Incubator
64 Leader in JournalismResearch; Trainings; Resources and SupportYes
65 about the fate of the press in a digital era and the challenges involved in rethinking journalism today.Press Criticism; Digital Disruption; Blog
Reliable the media world--telling the story behind the story--how news and pop culture get made.Behind-the-scenes; News Trade; Content Producer
Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the on website headerProvides pro bono legal representation, amicus curiae support, and other legal resources to protect First Amendment freedoms and the newsgathering rights of journalists.Legal Guides and Aid; Legal Hotline; Media Law; Pro Bono Legal Representation; Press Freedom; Briefs and Comments; AdvocacyYes
Reynolds Journalism Institute (RJI) at Missouri School of media professionals, scholars and other citizens in programs aimed at strengthening journalism in the service of democracy. RJI generates and tests new techniques and new thinking that promise to improve journalism.Research; Innovation; Future of News; Resources and Support
SheSource (Women's Media Center)
@shesourceNewsletterAn international database dedicated to adding more women of color to news stories and reports by connecting them to journalists, bookers and producers.Media Diversity; Resources and Support; Media Databse; Innovation
Shorenstein Center (Harvard) to exploring and illuminating the intersection of press, politics and public policy in theory and practiceResearch, Public Policy; News Business & Practices
Shoeleather is a national database of writers from non-media hub cities (NYC, LA, D.C., SF) who are local, knowledgeable and ready to tell their community stories.Resources and Support; Tools
Solution Set
@ylichtermanSolution Set is a weekly report from The Lenfest Institute for Journalism. Each week it goes in-depth into one innovative idea in news. New issues of Solution Set are published on Thursday.
73 means providing an “under the hood” look at the latest and most inventive examples of digital creativity—from data visualization projects to interactive documentaries to gamified journalism—as well as the tools and innovators behind themReinventing TV News; Data Journalism; Media Watch; Tutorials; Resources and Support
Street Fight follows the dynamic disruption taking place in the local marketing ecosystem.Hyperlocal Marketing and Business; Digital Disruption; Research; Trade News; Resources and Support
Student Press Law's only legal assistance agency devoted exclusively to educating high school and college journalists about the rights and responsibilities embodied in the First Amendment and supporting the student news media in their struggle to cover important issues free from censorshipLegal Guides; Legal Assistance; Student Media; Press Freedom; AdvocacyYes
Source of the
NewsletterNPR's online blog and database designed to help journalists tell stories that "look and sound like America." The directory contains more than 500 people of color who are experts in nearly 25 fields across all 50 states and internationally. Radio; Diversity; Sourcing; Higher Education; Advocacy
Tape radio show about people who make radio.Podcast; Radio; Behind-the-Scenes, News Trade
78 on website headerAnalyze and offer insight into news stories about changes in government policy, technology and legal issues that affect companies' ability to innovate and growGovernment Policy; Technology; Media Law
79 local technology communities by connecting organizations and people through news, events and services.Local Newsroom Innovation
The to independent, high quality, authenticated, explanatory journalism underpins a functioning democracy.Local News Research
The Open on website footerThe story behind the best science storiesScience Journalism; Resources and SupportTips for diversifying sources
The Pub (Current)'s bi weekly podcast of interviews with public media’s most important and interesting thinkers and doers. Public Media, Podcast; Thought LeadershipCheck out this extensive list of projects that local nonprofit and public media organizations have submitted
The Idea
@IdeaNewsletterNewsletterAtlantic Media's newsletter about new developments in the media industry and how they can benefit current journalists.Innovation; Networking; Good Ideas; Engagement Tips
The Year of News Integrity Initiative declared 2018 “The Year of Listening,” and are hosting a year-long celebration of innovative, community-powered journalism and inclusive civic dialogue.Engagement Tips; Resources and Support; Community-driven JournalismToolkits + Guides
Tow Center for Digital Journalism journalists with the skills and knowledge to lead the future of digital journalism and serves as a research and development center for the profession as a whole.Technology, Digital Journalism, ResearchGuide to Audience Revenue and Engagement
86 tips and best practices from the NPR Training team. Training; Resources and SupportThe journey from print to radio storytelling: A guide for navigating a new landscape
87 on website footerChannels new work, voice, and ideas into public media through the Internet and workshops.Public Media; Tools; Resources and Support
88 account for newsletterBriefing on the dynamic world of TV broadcasting Broadcast Trade News
U.S. Press Freedom on website footerAims to be the first to provide reliable, easy-to-access information on the number of press freedom violations in the United States—from journalists facing charges to reporters stopped at the U.S. border or asked to hand over their electronicsPress Freedom; Media Law
United States Project (CJR) on website right columnWeekly email with the best articles from CJR's coverage of local news markets around the U.S.Local Newsrooms Innovation; Curator
91 breakthroughs and innovations that we uncover lead to new ways of thinking, new connections, and new industries. Technology; Content Producer
Women's Media Center
NewsletterAn organization dedicated to news, research and reports highlighting women's experiences in the media industry while advocating for change on behalf of women and girls.Media Diversity; Resources and Support; Media Databse; Innovation