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American Copy Editors Society The American Copy Editors Society is interested in improving the educational and professional opportunities for copy editors.

American Press Institute The mission of the American Press Institute is to provide training of the highest quality for newspaper men and women and to help them improve the quality of their newspapers.

American Society of Newspaper Editors The American Society of Newspaper Editors is dedicated to helping editors maintain the highest standards of quality, improve their craft and better serve their communities through a wide variety of initiatives focusing on journalistic, First Amendment and management issues.

Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication, Jennifer H McGill, Executive Director, 234 Outlet Pointe blvd, Suite A, Columbia, SC 29210-5667. Tel.:(803)798-0271; Fax (803)772-3509.

College Media Advisers, Inc. If you're looking for an organization that can make life as a new adviser easier, or if you are an experienced adviser looking for rejuvenation, College Media Advisers, Inc. is for you.

Committee on Open Government The New York State Committee on Open Government is responsible for overseeing and advising with regard to the Freedom of Information, Open Meetings and Personal Privacy Protection Laws (Public Officers Law, Articles 6, 7 and 6-A respectively).

Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma The Dart Center is a global network of journalists, journalism educators and health professionals dedicated to improving media coverage of trauma, conflict and tragedy. The Center also addresses the consequences of such coverage for those working in journalism.

Deadline Reporting Guide Washington journalist Alan Schlein's guide to deadline reporting. It is broken into particular reporting pursuits: people finding, document finding, issue backgrounding, etc.

Education Writers Association The Education Writers Association has links to innovative education stories and other education sources.

FACSNET Facsnet Sponsored by the non-profit Foundation for American Communication, this is a joint project of several media outlets and national media organizations. It offers links to key on-line research.

Federal Election Commission Federal Election Commission Comprehensive info on election laws and campaign finance reporting laws. Summary campaign spending reports and detailed campaign contribution data for federal elections.

Institute of Newspaper Technology The Institute of Newspaper Technology - an internationally-recognized program offering cutting-edge software and technology training for newspapers.

International Newspaper Financial Executives International Newspaper Financial Executives - dedicated to newspaper financial management.

International Marketing Association International Newspaper Marketing Association (INMA) is a non-profit member organization dedicated to recognizing and extending marketing activities of newspapers.

Investigative Reporters and Editors Investigative Reporters and Editors is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting within the field of journalism. IRE was formed in 1975 with the intent of creating a networking tool and a forum in which journalists from across the country could raise questions and exchange ideas. IRE editors help journalists focus their efforts and produce high-quality, in-depth investigations.

Journalism Training provides a centralized location for journalists seeking information about professional development opportunities. The centerpiece of the site is a searchable database of local, regional and national journalism training programs arranged to easily find, compare and determine which training best meets individual needs.

Medialink Provides free, ready-to-run, non-copyrighted features and photos to newspaper and online editors.

National Conference of Editorial Writers National Conference of Editorial Writers

National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting NICAR is the National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting, a program of Investigative Reporters and Editors (IRE) and the Missouri School of Journalism. Founded in 1989, NICAR has trained thousands of journalists in the practical skills of finding, prying loose, and analyzing electronic information. The institute offers hands-on training seminars throughout the United States and internationally, and provides extensive government databases to working journalists, and helps them analyze the data.

National Press Photographers Association The National Press Photographers Association is dedicated to the advancement of photojournalism and its creation, editing and distribution in all news media. NPPA encourages photojournalists to reflect high standards of quality in their professional performance and in their personal code of ethics. NPPA vigorously promotes freedom of the press in all its forms. To this end, NPPA provides continuing educational programs and fraternalism without bias, as we support and acknowledge the best the profession has to offer.

NewYork State Newspaper Project New York State Newspaper Project: The site features information about the Project's work to preserve New York state newspapers on microfilm, a searchable database of newspaper microfilm identified by the project's statewide inventory, and guides for newspaper research.

Poynter Institute The Poynter Institute is a school dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders. It promotes excellence and integrity in the practice of craft and in the practical leadership of successful businesses. It stands for journalism that informs citizens and enlightens public discourse. It carries forward Nelson Poynter's belief in the value of independent journalism.

Religion Newswriters Association invites applicants to its Lilly Scholarships in Religion program, which provides full-time journalists with up to $5,000 to cover the cost of college tuition, books, registration fees, parking and other costs. For questions, call Amy Schiska at 614-891-9001
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Reporter's Desktop The Reporter's Desktop provides search engines for reporters and editors and offers access to a wealth of useful databases such as OSHA inspections, medical research data, public records, federal statistics, newspapers from around the country and more.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free legal help to reporters and news organizations.

Society of Newspaper Design The Society of Newspaper Design is an international professional organization dedicated to the improvement of newspapers through good design. Consultants and free-lancers in the areas of visual journalism can be located on this site. Areas covered include art and illustration, information graphics, photography, web design and planning, color, organizational issues, graphics and production systems, design, pagination and typography.

Society of Professional Journalists The Society of Professional Journalists is the nation's largest and most broad-based journalism organization. SPJ is a not-for-profit organization of 13,500 journalists dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism, stimulating high standards of ethical behavior, and perpetuating a free press.

Student Press Law Center Student Press Law Center

Uniform Code Council Put a bar code on your newspaper for easy scanning at the store. The UCC develops and maintains standards for Product Identification (such as bar codes) and electronic Date Interchange (EDI

U.S. Census Bureau U.S. Census Bureau Need census data for your town, country, or other nearby towns? Ages, gender, education, income, other stuff? Next time you're doing a story on the senior citizens center, or on economy, or on school changes, the census data can give you plenty of material to give your readers a full plate.

U.S. Copyright Office U.S. Copyright Office Do you know if your newspaper is copyrighted? Find out how to tell - and how to copyright your material and advertising if it isn't. Plus view legislation, publications, announcements, and links.

U.S. Postal Service U.S. Postal Service This site contains complete information on United States Postal Service postage rates and mail classifications and more.
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