Committee to Protect Journalists -
dedicated to defending the rights and safety of journalists around the world. Tallies attacks on journalists, and documents the worst places to be a journalist.
Daniel Pearl Family Foundation -
information about how to contribute to the Memorial Trust or Foundation to honor the memory of slain journalist Daniel Pearl.
Press Freedom Survey -
annual report that rates press freedom, or lack of freedom, on a country-by-country basis. From Freedom House, a non-partisan human rights adcovacy group.
Watching the Media: Who Owns What -
guide to what the major media companies own. By Aaron Moore for the Columbia Journalism Review. Also: an interactive chart of the Big Ten's media holdings, from The Nation.
Institute for War and Peace Reporting -
aims to contribute to the resolution of conflict and to the strengthening of civil society, democracy, and the rule of law.
interactive museum of news that takes you behind the scenes to see and experience how and why news is made. Includes online exhibits.
Reporters Without Borders - Reporters Sans Frontières -
provides information on reporters who wrote freely and are in jeopardy, worldwide. Organizes petitions and letter writing campaigns in defense of threatened journalists.
Accuracy in Media (AIM) -
organization investigating complaints of media misdeeds and working for higher standards of reporting. Includes articles from the AIM Report, a bi-weekly publication.
Media Literacy On-Line Project -
collection of resources related to the influence of media in the lives of children, youth, and adults.
media issues supersite featuring criticism, breaking news, and investigative reporting from organizations worldwide. Also has community boards, issue guides, action alerts, and a guide to media ownership.
Newspaper Association of America -
nonprofit representing dailies and nondailies. Site includes information on circulation and readership, trends and numbers, and more.
Poynter Institute for Media Studies -
includes features such as Headlines on Hold about the 2000 Presidential election, and and eye tracking study on online news consumption.
Project Censored -
exploring and publicizing the extent of censorship in our society by locating stories about significant issues.
Project for Excellence in Journalism -
initiative by journalists from all media to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism.
Rocky Mountain Media Watch (RMMW) -
challenging "the unbalanced and unhealthy diet of information presented by the media corporations."
State of the American Newspaper -
special report from American Journalism Review, July 1999. Includes sections on industry consolidation, how market research can mislead, and how newspapers are adapting to the Web.
The Media Foundation -
Canadian foundation that aims to redirect commercial media culture towards ecological and social awareness; publisher of Adbusters magazine.
UNESCO World Press Freedom Day -
observed May 3, serves to inform the public of violations of the right to freedom of expression.
Fairness & Accuracy In Reporting -
national media watch group and publisher of Extra!, offering well-documented criticism in an effort to correct media bias and imbalance.
Media Research Center -
conservative media watchdog organization dedicated to "bringing political balance to and responsibility to the media."
The Museum of Television & Radio -
watch and listen to thousands of television and radio programs, or visit the "Perspectives" project, a series of interviews that includes one with well-known journalists.
Interamerican Press Association (IAPA) -
nonprofit organization dedicated to defending freedom of expression and of the press throughout the Americas. Members include newspapers and magazines from Patagonia to Alaska.
includes news, forums, and job listings, for those interested in, or working in the television news industry.
providing access to media news, statistics, publications, job listings, trade groups, and more.
Harry Shearer: Found Objects -
audio and video outtakes from varous media celebrities.
Just Think Foundation -
nonprofit foundation founded to promote media literacy and develop critical thinking skills in young people.
News Blues -
for people who work in television newsrooms. Includes information on working conditions and broadcasting companies across the U.S.
Humanities and Social Sciences Online (H-Net)
Communication Institute for Online Scholarship
ACA's Center for Communication Studies
Michael Calvin McGee's Fragments
Society for Technical Communication
Modern Language Association
American Psychological Association
Purdue University Online Writing Lab
Links for Students
for Current SPEE 200 Students
Curriculum, Descriptions & Schedules
Look Up Network/Email Account
Web for Students
Student Support Services
Student Academic Services Center
Student WN Appeal Form