Journalism Resources 2017

Journalism Resources 2017                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           [Download Journalism Resources 2017 White Paper Link Dataset Compilation]

Journalism Resources ( is a Subject Tracer™ Information Blog developed and created by the Virtual Private Library™. It is designed to monitor journalism resources on the World Wide Web and listed below. We always welcome suggestions of additional sites and resources to be added to this comprehensive listing and please submit by clicking here. This site has been developed and maintained by Marcus P. Zillman, M.S., A.M.H.A.; Internet expert, author, keynote speaker, and consultant. His latest white papers include Searching the Internet, Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources, and Knowledge Discovery Resources 2016. All of his Subject Tracer™ Information Blogs and his white papers are available from  His latest monthly column is available by clicking here. Subscribe to his free monthly Awareness Watch™ Newsletter. Learn more by clicking here.

Journalism Resources:

24-7 Press Release Distribution Newswire

Academic and Scholar Search Engines and Sources

Agrolinker’s Agricultural Journalist’s Forums and Board

A Journalist’s Guide to the Internet

alamy – Open, Unedited Collection of Images

American Journalism Review

American Society of Journalists and Authors – ASJA

Ancient Thespians One Minute Web Guide

Anewstip – Find Journalists By What They Tweet

An Investigation Into the Deep Web

Assignment Editor

Associates Press Managing Editors – APME

Automated Insights – Turn Spreadsheets Into Stories

Blank On Blank

Business Intelligence Online Resources – An Internet MiniGuide Annotated Link Compilation

Business Journalism

Calling All Journalists: The Deep Web Beckons by Madeline Morris                                                                                                                                                                                                                            

Canadian Journalism Project (CJP)

circa – The Best Way To Read the News On Your Phone                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                 

Columbia Journalism Review

Contentious [Site last Updated December 2012]

Contently – Powering The Next Generation of Publishing


Data J Lab – Virtual Lab On Data Journalism Trends and Techniques

Digital Librarian: News and Journalism Resources

Directory of Journalism Resources

DocumentCloud – Index of Primary Source Documemts and Tools for Annotating, Organizing, and Publishing On the Web                                                                   

Drudge Report

Editors Weblog – World News Publishing Focus

EFF Releases – Protect Yourself From Electronic Spying with “Surveillance Self-Defense

Emergency Journalism Toolkit for Better and Accurate Reporting

Environmental Journalism Resources

European Journalism Centre – For Whistleblowing, Journalism and Democracy

Finding Data On the Internet – A Journalist’s Guide

Finding Experts By Using the Internet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               

Finding People Resources


Guide to Internet Information Sources for Australian Journalists

Handbook of Independent Journalism

Hey Press – Search Engines for StartUp Journalists

HomeTown Free-Press

Indispensable Writing Resources: Writing Reference Sites on the Web

indoition – Technical Documentation and Software Documentation Know-How

Influence Explorer – Explore Companies, Lawmakers and Prominent Individuals Influencing the Political System

Information Valet Project

InfoPlease – Reference, Research and Homework Help

Institute for the Advancement of Journalism – IAJ

Institute for Analytic Journalism

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists – The Center for Public Integrity

International Federation of Agricultural Journalists (IFAJ)

International Journalists’ Network (IJNet)

Internet Resources Outside the Library of Congress

Internet Writing Journal

InvestigateIX Search Engine – Empowering Investigative Journalism To Secure Search In Large Document Sets

Investigative Reporters and Editors

Investigative Reporting Resources

Investigative Reporting Workshop

ITN Source – Footage That Sets Your Story Apart

Journalism 2.0: How to Survive and Thrive – A Digital Literacy Guide for the Information Age

JournalismNet – Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism

Journalism Resources Compiled and Edited by Karla Tonella

Journalist Express: News and Research Portal for Reporters

Journalist’s Guide to Satellite and Aerial Remote Sensing and GIS [Last updated in 2000]

Journalist’s Resource – Knowledge-based Reporting

JournoList: the Internet for Journalists


LAMPlatoon – We Put Ads On Notice

LedeLog – Note-Taking Software Optimized For the Workflow of Modern Journalists

Libraries with Journalism Resources – Poynter Online

Literary Index – Internet Resources in Literature

LLRX> Journalism Resources on the Internet 2016

Markdown Tutorial

Media Cloud

MediaCommons Press – Open Scholarship In Open Formats

MegaSources Compiled by Dean Tudor

MorgueFile – Public Image Achive for Creatives By Creatives

Muck Rack – Where Journalists and Sources Connect                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Center on Disability & Journalism (NCDJ)

National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting

National Press Club Online

National Writers Union

Nerd Blog at ProPublica

New Economy Analytics, Resources and Alerts


Newspaper Association of America

Newspaper Directories                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                          – Historical Newspapers                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                             

Newspaper Society

Newsroom 101

Newsroom-L – News and Issues for Journalists

News USA – News Content and Copyright Free Media Placements

NewsWise – News for Journalists

Nieman Watchdog Journalism Project at Harvard University

One Stop for Writers

Online Journalism                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Online Journalism Review

Online Newspaper Directory for the World                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Online Research Tools – White Paper Link Compilation

Online Social Networking – An Internet MiniGuide Annotated Link Compilation

Open Government Guide


Overview – Visualization to Connect the Dots – Open Source Tool

Paradigm Online Writing Assistant

Phil Agre’s Index

Power Reporting (Archives)

Poynter Online – Everything You Need To Be a Better Journalist

Poynter’s News University

PressPass – Journalists On Twitter Organized By Beat, Media Outlet and Region

PR Newswire for Journalists

Professional Writing and Publishing: Resources for Librarians


Project for Excellence in Journalism: Journalism Tools

ProtonMail – Securing Privacy Rights for Everyone

Rank and Filed – SEC Filings For Humans

repubHub – Where Editors, Bloggers and Marketers Get Licensed, Republishable Content

Research Resources                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                  

Resources for Technical Writers

RNTC – Training Solutions for the Media World                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                    

Schnell – Writing for the Web: A Primer for Librarians

Search Tools for Journalists

Social Media Guide

Social Science Resources: News and Journalism

Society of Environmental Journalists

Society of Professional Journalists

Sources Select Online

Statistics Every Writer Should Know

Statistics Resources and Big Data On the Internet                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                              

Super Search in the News: Online Links of Journalists & News Researchers

Telling the Truth and Nothing But

The Basics of Data Journalism (Video)                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                           

The Center for Public Integrity

The Data Journalism Handbook

The Digital Journalist

The Journalist’s Toolbox

The Journalistic Resources Page

The Newsroom

The New Yorker Strongbox

The New York Times Research & Development Group

THE SLOT: A Spot for Copy Editors
The Verification Handbook for Investigative Reporting

The Word Detective

The Yahoo! Style Guide – Writing, Editing, and Creating Content for the Digital World

Tools for Writers

TruthDig – Drilling Beneath the Headlines

Vellum – A Reading Layer For Your Twitter Feed

Verification Handbook – A Definitive Guide To Verifying Digital Content For Emergency Coverage

Virtual Private Library – Subject Tracer Information Blogs

W3C Digital Publishing Activity

Watch Dog City – ePublishing Marketplace for Journalism, Ideas and Expertise                                                                                                                                                                                                

White Papers on Searching the Internet and Related Research by Marcus P. Zillman

Worldwide Freelance Writer

Writefull – A New Way of Writing With Confidence

Writrsbloc – A Writing Community Rough Draft

Writing for the Web

Writers Free Reference

Writer’s Resource Center – A Site About Writing – Writing Prompts

Writers Write — The Write Resource — Books, Writing and Publishing

Xlibris – Self Publishing Services

Xpress Press – Free Subscription-Based News and Press Releases to Journalists

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