Henrik Örnebring is the Axess Research Fellow in Comparative European Journalism at the Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism, University of Oxford. He blogs with a European point of view about general journalism developments, paying particular attention to research and the academic sphere.
A nice one-stop shop for media professionals. Read up on industry news, peruse job openings, scope out forums.
Project Syndicate boasts an eclectic collection of scribes who comment about newsworthy topics of interest to the international community. The collection of writers includes politicians, economists, academics, politicians, activists and novelists.
A dizzying array of links to stories published in the mainstream media and popular columnists. The simple links are straightforward and easy to navigate. The site is run by Matt Drudge, an early pioneer of online news. Besides presenting breaking news from different sources and authors, it features a searchable archive of its content since 2001.
The World Editors Forum is part of the World Association of Newspapers. It posts daily reports on trends and developments within the newspaper industry. It is written with the goal of giving newspaper editors information they need to balance the function of their printed products with new media.
A weekly section in The Guardian featuring media news and analysis.
Daily electronic publication delivering news and commentary about Asian and other world media. The site seeks to present news about Asian media to the West - and vice versa.
The Project for Excellence in Journalism is a research organization affiliated with the Pew Research Center and directed by Tom Rosensteil, who helped author The Elements of Journalism. The site seeks to analyse the the content of what appears in the media in an effort to deepen understanding on the part of journalists and the pubic. Of particular interest is the annual "State of News Media Report".
IRE is a resource for anyone interested in investigative or computer-assisted reporting.
The personal site of Media Guardian columnist Jeff Jarvis. He comments on a range of journalism issues.
A weblog which provides insight into the economics of digital content.
A weblog about the ins and outs of journalism today run by Jay Rosen, a former chairman of the New York University Department of Journalism.
Quick access to media news and industry data, updated throughout the day by Patrick Phillips, a freelance writer and adjunct professor at New York University.
Assignment Editor is a vast bank of links to media websites big and small, corporate and independent. Similar in layout to the Drudge Report.
Editor & Publisher is an American journal covering the newspaper industry, including business, newsroom, circulation, marketing, technology, online and syndicates. Its website provides a mix of breaking industry news and analysis.
Provides perspective on both mainstream and independent media with a eye toward the impact of media on various facets of culture.
PBS runs MediaShift, a weblog tracking the digital media revolution. The site offers blogs and a list of trends in digital media, updated daily.
Edited by Bill Dedman, Power Reporting offers free research tools to assist working journalists.
A job board, plus a home page with major industry news.
The network runs training seminars to provide journalists the skills they need to raise journalistic standards in their home countries.
Part of the University of Southern California's Annenberg School for Communication, the Online Journalism Review evaluates goings-on in the field of online journalism.
CyberJournalist.net is edited by Jonathan Dube, an editorial director at the Canadian Broadcasting Corporation. He compiles news and resources to help journalists utilise the new technologies changing the media.
- Emergency Journalism Toolkit
- DocumentCloud: Analyse, Annotate, Publish.
- Spokeo the People Search Engine
- Pixlr Photo Editing Services
- Storyplanet - Beta: Power to the Story
- Help a Reporter Out (HARO)
- Scoopinion: Bringing You High Quality Journalism One Article at a Time
- NewsDiffs: Tracking Online News Over Time
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