Journalism

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Advocacy Journalism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A genre of journalism that intentionally and transparently adopts a non-objective viewpoint, usually for some social or political purpose.
After the interview
Rothstein, Al
Article
1999
What to do after being interviewed by a reporter.
Agreement on terms
Luyendijk, Joris
Article
2007
I have come to accept that western journalists cannot accurately, let alone objectively, represent the Middle East and the Arab world. The problem is not that journalists do not always adhere to their...
All Journalism Is 'Advocacy Journalism'
Edwards, David
Article
2013
The claim that journalism 'traditionally' involves 'the dispassionate reporting of facts', that journalists are typically not 'advocates', was advocated by a paid employee of a media corporation, the ...
Alternative Library Literature 1988-1989
Berman, Sanford, Danky, James
Book
1990
Alternative Press Annual 1983, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
1984
Alternative Press Annual 1984, The
Case, Patricia (ed)
Book
And Then They Came For Me: Final Words from Lasantha Wickrematunge
Wickrematunge, Lasantha
Article
2009
An editorial by Lasantha Wickrematunge shortly before he was murdered on January 8, 2009, and published three days after his death.
Authentic journalism: weapon of the people
Giordano, Al
Article
2010
The path out of the crises wrought by commercial journalism opens when citizens steal back the mission that big media claimed but failed to do: Honest, coherent storytelling.
Beyond the dross
Pilger, John; Platt, Steve
Article
2010
Pilger and Platt discuss the craft of journalism.
Brothers-in-Arms: Capitalism and Corporate Journalism
Article
2010
An essential role of corporate journalism is to shore up public confidence in an unjust, crisis-riven financial and economic system. Although plenty of gloom and doom is permitted, especially in the f...
Burning Truth: Invisible Truth
Dinh, Linh
Article
2011
Make no mistake about this: Hoang Hung was killed as a warning to other journalists. Make too much noise and you will be roasted alive like this man.
Canadian group not dealing with major free expression issue: Celebrating World Press Freedom Day
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2014
We need to address how corporate-owned mainstream news organizations restrict the freedom of journalists and prevent the public from having access to a wide variety of important news and opinion artic...
The Cancer in Occupy
Hedges, Chris
Article
2012
The Black Bloc anarchists, who have been active on the streets in Oakland and other cities, are the cancer of the Occupy movement. The presence of Black Bloc anarchists — so named because they dress i...
Canwest latest 'media giant' to exploit news operations
Fillmore, Nick
Article
2009
Media corporations claim to care about quality journalism, but they've deceived Canadians for decades -- censoring news to protect their profits, pandering to the interests of the corporate world, and...
Censored: The News That Didn't Make The News - And Why: The 1995 Project Censored Yearbook
Jensen, Carl, and Project Censored. Introduction by Michael Crichton. Cartoons by Tom Tomorrow.
Book
1996
Documenting how the U.S. mass media does a shabby job, deliberately or negligently withholding information of vital importance.
A climate of fear endangers press freedom
Article
2009
Today, the greatest threats to freedom of the press are more insidious than a generation ago because they are intended to induce a climate of fear and self-censorship through systematic violence and e...
Communication for and Against Democracy
Raboy, Marc and Bruck, Peter A. (ed.)
Book
1989
This anthology explores the circumstances in which communication serves at times as an instrument of repression and domination, and at others as a support for human emancipation.
A Comparative Review of Flat Earth News and Newspeak
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2009
A comparative review of two recent books about the media, one a mainstream view, the other using the propaganda model of media control.
The Crisis in Investigative Journalism: The Case of James Risen
Hawkins, John Kendall
Article
2014
Investigative journalists are the vanguard of the so-called Fourth Estate, bearing the formidable task of watchdogging the other three estates
The Dangers of Journalism 101: Journalists who don't run with the pack routinely face difficulty and danger
Gorman, Peter
Article
2013
Journalists who cover cutting edge material, the politics of repression or wars or covert operations have always been at risk. It’s part of the job and part of the joy of the job. The risk, the danger...
The Death of the Fourth Estate: 8000 Channels With One Corporate Message
O'Connor, Billy
Article
2014
According to a recent Gallup survey, only 40 percent of Americans believe what they read in newspapers. After scanning today’s tabloids, one only wonders why the percentage is that high.
The Demonology School of Journalism: Putin and the press
Petras, James
Article
2015
The major influential western print media are engaged in a prolonged, large-scale effort to demonize Russian President Putin, his politics and persona. There is an article (or several articles) every ...
Does The US Military Want To Kill Journalists
Article
2003
Are the killings of journalists by the U.S. merely accidents, or are they deliberate?
Doing Public Journalism
Charity Arthur
Book
1995
The author argues that journalists should be responsible citizens who with "the power of the press empower others besides the press.
The Encyclopedia of Censorship
Green, Johnathon
Book
1992
This Encyclopedia concentrates primarily on the United States and the United Kingdom, but it also covers events in Western and Eastern Europe and in parts of the Third World. The Encyclopedia is an ac...
Environmental journalism: Connexipedia Article
Article
The collection, verification, production, distribution and exhibition of information regarding current events, trends, issues and people that are associated with the non-human world with which humans ...
Eyes With Legs
Dinh, Linh
Article
2010
In the last decade, 11 journalists have been murdered by Israeli forces, including Cevdet Kiliclar, a Turkish who was shot in the head, last week, as he photographed Israeli commandos attacking peace ...
Fake News Inquiry: Old Wine in New Bottles
Kampmark, Binoy
Article
2017
A criticism of a recent investigation by the UK's Culture, Media and Sports committee into 'fake news' and public persuasion by false propaganda, describing the challenges of identifying or preventing...
Frame of Reference and Journalistic Integrity
Petersen, Kim
Article
2014
A criticism of the article, "Journalism and the Illusion of Objectivity" by Michael Holtzman, challenging Holtzman's claims on the nature of objectivity and bias in reporting.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
From Politics to Profit: The Commercialization of Canadian Daily Newspapers, 1890-1920
Sotiron, Minko
Book
1997
Analyzes the transformation of Canadian newspapers that occurred between 1890 and 1920 when daily newspapers slowly changed from political mouthpieces to a marketable industry.
Gary Webb at the 2003 School of Authentic Journalism
Film/Video
2003
Gary Webb (1955-2004), the investigative journalist who reported cocaine trafficking by the CIA in 1996, is portrayed in the motion picture, Kill the Messenger, by Jeremy Renner. He was a founding pro...
Gary Webb "It Was Outrageous But It Was True"
The School of Authentic Journalism
Film/Video
2003
Part one in a series featuring Gary Webb in his own words. The interview was conducted and filmed by the Guerrilla News Network, scholars, and professors at the 2003 School of Authentic Journalism.
Gary Webb: Vindicated
Conroy, Bill
Article
2014
Family Members of the Intrepid Investigative Journalist — Soon To Be Immortalized By An Upcoming Hollywood Movie — Share Their Story With The World.
Getting the Balance Right: Gender Equality in Journalism
Article
2009
Gender equality in journalism.
Getting the Goods: Information in BC How to Find It, How to Use It
Oustonm, Rick
Book
1990
A guide to the basic sources of information -- the tools of the trade -- that all reporters, researchers and investigators rely on.
The Goodwin's Award for Excellence in Alternative Journalism
Article
Winners of the 3rd annual Goodwin's Awards for alternative journalism.
The Goodwin's Award for Excellence in Alternative Journalism
Article
Winners of the 4th annual Goodwin's Awards for alternative journalism.
Guidelines for exiled journalists
Article
2009
A guide for journalists driven into exile, to provide them with information about the procedures and potential obstacles in seeking asylum.
Hack: Home Truths about Foreign News
Harriman, Ed
Book
1989
This book is about HACKS - journalists, the men and women who fly into famines and wars and in a few days churn out stories telling the world what has been going on. It shows how HACKS work and the pr...
Tim Hector: A Caribbean Radical's Story
Buhle, Paul
Book
2006
An account of the life of Antiguan activist Tim Hector.
Helping you reach the media: How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
Hidden Agendas
Pilger, John
Book
1998
Pilger's book is an indictment of Tony Blair's government and his easy acceptance of the Thacherite view of foreign affairs. Using the examples of Indonesia, East Timor, Burma, Murdoch and China he ch...
Hold the Front Page!: Time for a Fifth Estate
Pilger, John
Article
2013
Today, we need a “fifth estate” right across the media and in journalism training and on the streets. We need those like Edward Smith Hall, who see themselves as agents of people not power.
Hollywood's Gary Webb Movie and the Message that Big Media Couldn't Kill
Giordano, Al
Article
2014
Gary's email arrived quite by surprise. I knew about his Dark Alliance series, five years prior, documenting the CIA's trafficking of cocaine to fund paramilitary squads in Central America. I also kne...
Honoring Helen Thomas: A Great Journalist, Traduced By Hacks
Article
2010
Helen Thomas was done in because she embarrassed the group of lap dogs who call themselves White House reporters.
How A-historical Journalism Serves Power: A Calendar of Infamy
Norton, Ben
Article
2013
Contemporary journalism has a horrendous habit of considering history superfluous.
How I Became a "Recovering Documentary Filmmaker" and Learned to Reach a Wider Public: The School of Authentic Journalism Saved My Life: Your Donations Make It Possible
Berger, Gregory
Article
2012
A look into the way that the The School of Authentic Journalism guides journalists and organizers to reach wider audiences.
How to Write about Haiti
Herz, Ansel
Article
2010
How to make sure that you stick to the tried and proven cliches.
I.F. Stone: A Wonderful Pariah
Zwicker, Barrie
Article
1989
The I.F. Stone's Weekly Reader
Stone, I.F.
Book
1973
An anthology of 20 years of journalism by independent journalists I.F. Stone.
The Illusion of Democracy : Liberal Journalism, Wikileaks And Climate Deceptions
Cormwell, David
Article
2012
In an era of permanent war, economic meltdown and climate ‘weirding’, we need all the champions of truth and justice that we can find. But where are they? What happened to trade unions, the green move...
The Importance of Journalism and Communications to Social Movements
Sicilia, Javier
Article
2012
Remarks of Javier Sicilia to the School of Authentic Journalism.
Interior Ministry protection programme for journalists also used for "close-quarters spying"
Article
2009
Journalist Claudia Julieta Duque, who is under an interior ministry protection programme for journalists, has been harassed and intimidated by Colombia's intelligence services, who obtained informatio...
The Internet, Capitalism, and the State - Book Review: A Review of Robert McChesney's "Digital Disconnect"
Sperber,Joshua
Article
2013
Robert McChesney's Digital Disconnect is an account of the internet's history and likely future within the context of corporate-dominated U.S. society.
Into the Buzz Saw
Borjesson, Kristina; foreword by Gore Vidal
Book
Accounts of journalists investigating stories which the power structure doesn't want investigated.
Israeli army's attitude: Regret, but no real enquiries and certainly no one punished
Visser, Nadette de; Cazes, Séverine
Article
2003
The issue of the security of journalists working in the Occupied Territories cloaks another major political issue, that of the restrictions which the Israeli army imposes in the name of security on jo...
Israeli journalist Anat Kam under secret house arrest since December
Article
2010
An Israeli journalist has been under secret house arrest since December on charges that she leaked highly sensitive, classified military documents which suggest the Israeli military breached a court o...
Journalism: A Very Short Introduction
Hargreaves, Ian
Book
2003
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public.
Journalism and 'the words of power'
Fisk, Robert
Article
2010
More and more today, we journalists have become prisoners of the language of power.
Journalism as a Weapon of War: John Pilger address to Columbia University
Pilger, John
Article
2006
On 14 April 2006, the Heyman Center for the Humanities at Columbia University in New York brought together John Pilger, Seymour Hersh, Robert Fisk and Charles Glass for a discussion entitled 'Breaking...
Journalistic Malpractice at the Post and the Times: Rejecting the Offer of Evidence of US War Crimes
Lindorff, David
Article
2013
Wikileaks source Bradley Manning is evidence that the USA’s two leading news organizations, the Washington Post and the New York Times, are not willing to report critically of the government.
Journalists assaulted and censored
Article
2010
Palestinian journalists are under attack from Israeli forces and are also subjected to raids and arrests as a result of political rivalry between the Palestinian Authority and Hamas, report the Palest...
Journalists Killed since 1992
Article
2009
A database of more than 700 journalists who have been murdered or killed on dangerous assignments since 1992. Interactive maps, timelines, and statistical breakdowns providing analysis by country, yea...
Jousting With Toothpicks - The Case For Challenging Corporate Journalism
Edwards, David
Article
2013
A critic responding to a recent alert objected to our use of the term 'corporate journalist'. In fact the meaning of 'corporate journalist' could hardly be clearer: it describes someone paid to write ...
Justice in the News: A Response to the targetting of media in Gaza
Article
2009
A mission to Gaza found that media were subject to intimidation and direct military assault and deliberately prevented from working freely. The findings confirm evidence of frequent targeting of media...
Lazy Journalists are the Darlings of the Corporations: Indian Country and the Lessons of McCarthyism
Norrell, Brenda
Article
2009
Lazy journalists are great friends of the corporations. They are known as "armchair journalists" because they sit in comfort and rewrite press releases from politicians and corporations. To spice it u...
Lies The Media Tell us
Winter, James
Book
2007
Outlines the extent to which the mainstream media is subject to its corporate publishers and advertisers.
A Life of Challenge to the Dogma of "Objectivity": Richard Bell Is Practiced at Juggling Journalism, Advocacy and Politics
Han, Kirsten
Article
2012
Journalism, advocacy, politics: Are they completely different fields or aspects of the same game? Can someone actually do all three? Richard Bell has done them all and has lived to tell the tale.
Manual teaches intelligence agency employees how to spy on problem journalists
Article
2009
The weekly Semana has revealed the existence of an instruction manual for employees of the Administrative Department of Security (DAS), Colombia's leading intelligence agency, that explains how they s...
Manufacturing Consent: The Political Economy of the Mass Media
Herman, Edward S.; Chomsky, Noam
Book
1988
Contrary to the usual image of the press and cantankerous, obstinate, and ubiquitious in its search for truth, Herman and Chomsky depict how an underlying elite consensus largely structures all facets...
Media Capitalism, the State and 21st Century Media Democracy Struggles: An interview with Robert McChesney
McChesney, Robert
Article
2009
Robert McChesney talks about contemporary media capitalism and 21st century media democracy struggles to understand and change it.
Media Gets Targeted by Obama, Discovers No One Cares Except the Media: Welcome to the Freakshow
Markus, Bethania
Article
2013
The news media has a role to play and it’s not entertainment. Instead of informing people what their government is doing abroad, news organizations are making up fiction about food stamps breaking the...
Media spies put all journalists in danger
Madsen, Wayne
Article
2014
The increasing tendency of the Central Intelligence Agency and other U.S. intelligence agencies to disregard previous prohibitions against the use of journalists as agents puts every legitimate report...
Memoirs of a Media Maverick
Richardson, Boyce
Book
2003
An engaging memoir of a radical socialist who also was a recognized journalist, writer, and filmmaker.
Merchants of Doubt: How a Handful of Scientists Obscured the Truth on Issues from Tobacco Smoke to Global Warming
Oreskes, Naomi; Conway, Erik M.
Book
2010
Investigative reportage on how private interests and lobbies in America use hired gun scientists to spread doubt and misinformation. The media's binary understanding of balanced repoting has given the...
The Missing News: Filters and Blind Spots in Canada's Press
Hackett, Robert A.; Gruneau, Richard; with Donald Gutstein, Timothy A. Gibson and Newswatch Canada
Book
2000
Asks a number of questions, including: How well do the news media filter reality, for what purposes, through what processes and in whose interests? How do newspapers and TV stations choose what news i...
Mixed Media, Mixed Messages
Persky, Stan
Book
1991
This is a collection of columns by Vancouver Sun columnist Persky. Specifically, Persky tries to address moral and philosophical questions raised by media practices.
Mossad Operation Threatened Against Reporter
Cook, Jonathan
Article
2010
An Israeli journalist who went into hiding after writing a series of reports showing lawbreaking approved by Israeli army commanders faces a lengthy jail term for espionage if caught, as Israeli secur...
The Movement and the Sixties
Anderson, Terry H.
Book
1995
Drawing on interviews, manuscripts, and archives, Anderson reveals how one event built upon another and exploed into the kaleidoscope of activism in the United States by the early 1970s. Civil rights,...
My Last Talk with Gary Webb: "I Knew It Was the Truth and That's What Kept Me Going"
Thieme, Richard
Article
2014
The 'Dark Alliance' series in the Mercury News came under fire by other news organizations, and the paper’s own investigation concluded the series did not meet its standards. Mr. Webb resigned a year ...
News report writing guide: A guide to writing news stories for the independent and alternative media.
Article
2006
The first thing to remember about reporting for a libertarian or anarchist newspaper or magazine is that it is not propaganda.
Newspeak in the 21st Century
Edwards, David; Cromwell, David
Book
2009
Revealing the lethal bias in 'balanced' reporting.
Online Survival Kit
Article
2013
This Online Survival Kit offers practical tools, advice and techniques that teach you how to circumvent censorship and to secure yo communications and data. This handbook will gradually be unveiled ov...
The Other
Kapuscinski, Ryszard
Book
2009
The Other is made up of a series of lectures that Kapuscinski delivered in Austria and in Poland, eloquent speeches in which he considers the history, the present and the future of our relationship wi...
Other Voices: The Connexions Newsletter - December 20, 2016: Fake News
Diemer, Ulli (ed.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2016
"Fake news" is the latest mania to convulse the mainstream media. All at once, we're being subjected to an outbreak of hand-wringing articles and commentary about obscure websites which are supposedly...
Paid Off in Passion: The Life Lessons of John Ross's Rebel Reporting
Ryan, Ramor
Article
2016
A book review of Rebel Reporting, written by Cristalyne Bell and Norman Stockwell.
The Petulant Entitlement Syndrome of Journalists
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
Jonathan Chait’s denunciation of the "PC language police" provoked intense reaction: much criticism from liberals and praise from conservatives.
Police Shootings, Helicopter Crashes and Bystanders With Cameras: Weighing the Rights of Accidental Journalists'
Jansen, Nani
Article
2015
Accidental Journalist are everyday people who stumble across something news-worthy. Most commonly, these accidental journalists report on those who abuse their power.
Radical Mass Media Criticism: A Cultural Geneology
Berry, David, Theobald, John eds
Book
Examines the thinkers who have reacted against the increasing media power. From the critiqes of the corrupt press during the First World War, an analysis of the relationship between public opinion an...
A Reporter's mindset
Rothstein, Al
Article
1999
Remember that reporters have a job to do. If you help the reporter, you are really helping yourself.
Reporting Gender Based Violence: A Handbook for Journalists
Article
2009
Violence Against Women has presented particular challenges to the media and to society because of the way it has been consigned to the "private" sphere -- dampening public discussion and stifling medi...
Rupert Lockwood (1908-1997): Journalist, Communist, Intellectual
Cahill, Rowan
Article
2013
This thesis explores aspects of the life, times, and career of Australian journalist Rupert Lockwood (1908-1997). During the Cold War, Lockwood was one of the best known members of the Communist Party...
Rupert's Empire of Slime: Murdoch's Knife in the Heart of Journalism
Landau, Saul
Article
2011
In the name of freedom of the press Rupert’s Fox News and commentators spew verbal venom on notions that smack of socialist, pink or liberal thought – like taxing billionaires and regulating their cor...
Seymour Hersh Blasts Media for Uncritically Promoting Russian Hacking Story
Scahill, Jeremy
Article
2017
Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Seymour Hersh said in an interview that he does not believe the U.S. intelligence community proved its case that President Vladimir Putin directed a hacking campaign ...
Shadows of Liberty
Tremblay, Jean-Philippe
Film
2012
Examines the new media monopoly by corporations in America and the public battle for truth and democracy.
The Socialist Register 1982: Volume 19: A Survey of Movements & Ideas
Miliband, Ralph; Saville, John (eds.)
Serial Publication (Periodical)
1982
Sources.com: Portal for Journalists and Writers - The directory for reporters, writers, editors and researchers
Website
1977
Sources is an information portal for journalists, freelance writers, news editors, authors, researchers and journalism students -- and a resource for organizations, institutions, businesses, and ind...
Sources (portal for journalists and writers) - Wikipedia article: Connexipedia Article
Article
2008
An information portal for journalists, freelance writers, editors, authors, and researchers, focusing especially on human sources: experts and spokespersons who are prepared to answer reporters' quest...
The SOURCES SELECT Online Story
Zwicker, Barrie
Article
A history and overview of SOURCES SELECT ONLINE, the online information resource for journalists, editors, and writers.
Spinwars: Politics and New Media
Fox, Bill
Book
1999
An examination of media manipulation in late 20th Century North American politics.
The State of the News Media
LaVigne, Mark
Article
2003
Journalists are older, smarter, generally more educated, and usually more cynical than their predecessors. Cynicism often breeds distrust making the current generation of news reporters more suspiciou...
Sustaining Democracy?: Journalism and the Politics of Objectivity
Hackett, Robert A.; Zhao, Yuezhi
Book
Tthe authors argue that "the regime of objectivity" should give way to a journalism aimed at sustaining democracy.
Tell the Truth and Run: George Seldes and the American Press
Goldsmith, Rick
Film/Video
Dissects American journalism throughout the Twentieth Century through the actions of independent newspaperman George Seldes, and offers a piercing look at censorship and suppression in the media.
Telling It: Women and Language Across Cutures
Telling It Book Collective ( Lee, Sky; Maracle, Lee ; Marlatt, Daphne ; Warland,Betsy)
Book
1990
Telling it like it isn't
Fisk, Robert
Article
2005
Let's call a colony a colony, let's call occupation what it is, let's call a wall a wall.
Telling the Truth: Socialist Register 2006
Panitch, Leo; Keys, Colin (eds.)
Book
2005
A collection of essays that examines the difficulties of illuminating the degenerative and secretive nature of public life.
2009 Journalist Conference in Israel: No News
Issachar, Hedva
Article
2009
The support provided by Israel's primary media to the security and political moves of the government - any government - is not new in Israel. The perception that media is committed to the ethics of th...
Unreliable Sources: A Guide to Detecting Bias in the New Media
Lee, Martin A.; Solomon, Norman
Book
1992
Lee and Solomon argue that American news media censor actual current events. The reason being is that there is pressure from the Government and Corporations. The public must challenge the facts of bot...
The U.S. Press and Repression in the Obama Era: A New Awakening or Political Theater?
Baraka, Amaju
Article
2013
The Obama administration’s is expanding its use of executive powers to intimidate and crush dissent had turned its focus on the U.S. press.
War by media and the triumph of propaganda
Pilger, John
Article
2014
The world is facing the prospect of major war, perhaps nuclear war -- with the United States clearly determined to isolate and provoke Russia and eventually China. This truth is being turned upside do...
War, Peace and the Media
Zwicker, Barrie
Book
1983
Zwicker argues that press coverage of the USSR is "profoundly uninformative, a journalistic yawn that is helping us sleepwalk toward the biggest slumber of all time: nuclear war."
Watchdog journalism: Connexipedia Article
Article
A type of investigative journalism. It refers to forms of activist journalism aimed at holding accountable public personalities and institutions whose functions impact social and political life.
We need to be told
Pilger, John
Article
2005
When journalists report propaganda instead of the truth, the consequences can be catastrophic - as one largely forgotten instance demonstrates.
What Does a Reporter Want?
Cowan, Kirsten
Article
2001
What does a reporter what when they interview you?
When journalists forget that murder is murder
Fisk, Robert
Article
2001
When Israelis are involved, our moral compass, our ability to report the truth, dries up.
Where War Reporting Goes Wrong: A Diary of Four Wars
Cockburn, Patrick
Article
2013
The four recent conflicts in Afghanistan, Iraq, Libya and Syria have been propaganda wars in which newspaper, television and radio journalists played a central role. In all wars there is a difference ...
Who Is An Objective Journalist?: Agents of the Status Quo
Robertson, Ann; Leumer, Bill
Article
2013
The false dichotomy between journalists and activists.
Wikileaks - The Smear and the Denial
Article
2010
The Internet has revealed a chasm separating the corporate media from readers and viewers. Previously, the divide was hidden by the simple fact that journalists monopolised the means of mass communica...
Wild West Journalism: Outlaws, Cowpokes and a Eunuched Press
McKenna, Brian
Article
2010
Journalism is not dead nor is anthropology. Both are undergoing seismic transformations while under attack from a neoliberal culture that devalues the public and disparages the truth.
Without Fear, Without Favor: The Future of Journalism
Avnery, Uri
Article
2013
The Words “lifetime achievement” have a certain undertone. There is a hint that the work is finished.
The work of authentic journalists is the most important thing for social movements: How Mercedes Osuna became a rebel with a cause
Bonilla, Mayte G.
Article
2013
Not an activist, social organizer nor a defender: Mercedes Osuna would rather define her work as human labor, something that she has dedicated an entire life to. She was born in a place were true word...
The Wrong Solution To The Wrong Problem
Malik, Kenan
Article
2012
What is it to have free press?
Yesterday's News: Why Canada's Daily Newspapers are Failing Us
Miller John
Book
1998
Illuminates the decline of print journalism, suggests reasons for this decline and proposes solutions to reverse this downward trend.

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ACTRA
The union representing Canada's 21,500 performers, writers and broadcast journalists. Concerned about free trade, cultural sovereignty, censorship, public broadcasting, copyright, Canadian film.
AlterNet
AlterNet is an award-winning news magazine and online community that creates original journalism and amplifies the best of hundreds of other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire act...
Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Working to promote freedom of expression. CCPJ's main project is the IFEX Clearing House which operates an Action Alert Network and disseminates information on freedom of the press to organizations an...
Committee to Protect Journalists
We promote press freedom worldwide by defending the rights of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal. By publicly revealing abuses against the press and by acting on behalf of impris...
Global Voices
Global Voices is a leading participatory media news room for voices from the developing world. Begun in 2005 as a simple blog hosted at the Berkman Center for Internet and Society at Harvard Universit...
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists is the world's largest organisation of journalists. First established in 1926, it was relaunched in 1946 and again, in its present form, in 1952. Today the ...
International Freedom of Expression Exchange Clearing House
IFEX is comprised of 72 organizations from around the world who work together to promote and further freedom of expression. The IFEX communique is available in a number of languages as a weekly e-new...
JohnPilger.com
The journalism and films of John Pilger.
Journalists for Human Rights
A growing human rights organization which seeks to harness the power of the media as a tool to combat human rights abuses.
Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...
Medialens
Correcting for the distorted vision of the corporate media. MediaLens is a response based on our conviction that mainstream newspapers and broadcasters provide a profoundly distorted picture of our w...
Narco News Bulletin
Reporting on the drug war and democracy. Fostering authentic journalism.
RAP 21
RAP 21 is an electronic network for the African press that exists to facilitate the exchange of innovative ideas and the latest information about the business of newspapers, issues related to press fr...
Reporter ohne Grenzen
Eine weltweit agierende Menschenrechtsorganisation. Ein Netzwerk aus ber 120 Korrespondenten, vier Bros und neun Sektionen Opens internal link in current window setzt sich rund um den Globus fr Mei...
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is an international organization that defends imprisoned journalists and press freedom throughout the world, as well as the right to inform the public and to be informed, in ...
Sources
Sources specializes in collecting, indexing, and disseminating information to help journalists, editors, and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background i...
Sources HotLink, The
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Sources Select Resources
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Article 19
ARTICLE 19, a human rights pioneer, defends and promotes freedom of expression and freedom of information all over the world. Censorship Kills. It starves and it represses. It denies people access to information essential to thei...
Allan Bonner Communications Management Inc.
Dispute Resolution--Media--Presentation Dr. Bonner is regularly asked to comment on current issues, and has recently been interviewed by BBC News, The National, Power and Politics, The New York Times, Power Play, CNBC E...
ibiblio.org
The public's library and digital archive. Home to one of the largest "collections of collections" on the Internet, ibiblio.org is a conservancy of freely available information, including software, music, literature, art, history,...
Media Names & Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive Canadian media directory including television and radio networks, stations, digital and specialty broadcasters, programs, cable TV; daily, weekly, and community...
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Sources specializes in collecting, indexing and disseminating information to help journalists, editors and researchers quickly reach articulate experts and spokespersons who can provide background information and comment on a wide...
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Sources specializes in getting the news media to call you when they need an expert or spokesperson to interview. Sources can also help you reach the media with your message when your organization or company has news releases to se...
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SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...
Barrie Zwicker
Author, producer and social and political activist Barrie Zwicker has specialized in media criticism since 1970. Since the events of 9/11 he has become a leader in the "9/11Truth movement." Millions of people around the world (as ...

Sources Library

Access to Places
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
1997
A guidebook intended to give reporters a "plan of attack" when access to newsworthy events has been unreasonably denied, and discusses legal restrictions that may be placed on reporters, as well as wh...
Accredition of journalists violates press freedom, says Philippine union
Sources News Release
2015
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the National Union of Journalists of the Philippines (NUJP) in strongly criticizing the provision in House Bill 362, which seeks to amend Republ...
African Journalists leaders summit outlines strategies to roll back impunity and defend journalists' rights
Sources News Release
2009
Leaders of the Federation of African Journalists have condemned at their biannual meeting in Djibouti on June 23rd, the unsafe and precarious working conditions of journalists in Africa.
Al Jazeera Journalist Responds to U.S. Labeling Him Aa Qaeda
Currier, Cora
2015
A journalist is supposed to cover all sides of the story but when one does so with Al Qaeda, he is labelled a terrorist.
Are we journalists first?
Fitts, Alexis; Pring, Nicola
2014
Authors address a longstanding debate about whether and when a reporter can intervene in a story. Real accounts are provided as examples.
Arts Journalism
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Be sure this way of life is something you are keen on, because it will eat up your time
Bilton, Michael
2012
The riches contained in this questionnaire with multi-award-winning investigative journalist Michael Bilton. Read on to learn details about his research methodology, and why a significant investment o...
Behind the Headlines
A History of Investigative Journalism in Canada
Rosner, Cecil
2008
Presents the exciting history of investigative journalism in Canada, an account spanning from the nation's earliest newspapers through to the present day.
Beyond the dross
Pilger, John; Platt, Steve
2010
Pilger and Platt discuss the state of journalism.
Broadcast journalism
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Building a better Journalism
Media activists and scholars share their ideas
Various
2009
Extra! asked progressive media activists and scholars to share their ideas on how to make journalism's future better than its present; the following are some of the highlights: The one thing that we ...
Business journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Canadian university launches bachelor's degree in sports media
Valji, Salim
2013
Ryerson University, one of Canada’s top journalism schools, has announced the creation of the country’s first bachelor’s degree specifically geared towards sports media.
The casual sexism of being a female journalist
Ward, Rachel
2015
One or two prejudicial remarks might not mean much but add several hundred together and it can weigh down your confidence. Women in journalism can attest to this fact.
Catastrophes on Camera
Why Media Coverage of Natural Disasters is Most So Bad
Cockburn, Patrick
2010
The reporting of cataclysms or lesser disasters is often wildly misleading. Stereotyping is common: whichever the country involved, there are similar images of wrecked bridges, half-submerged houses a...
Citizens' Bill of Journalism Rights
What Citizens Should Expect from the Press
An article that attempts to define the common principles of the profession. What journalists should offer and citizens should expect.
Columnist
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Coming Attraction: Carleton Journalism Review
News Release - June 1977
1977
July 1977 will see the appearance of a new and exciting Canadian journalism review: the Carleton Journalism Review.
Communicating in Canada's Past
Essays in Media History
Allen, Gene; Robinson, Daniel J. (eds.)
2009
Address sizable gaps in the literature on media history in Canada. Includes a substantial introduction to media history as a field of study and essays on a range of subjects, including print journalis...
CPJ award goes to jailed Sri Lankan journalist
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists announced today that it will honor imprisoned Sri Lankan journalist J.S. Tissainayagam with a 2009 International Press Freedom Award.
The Dangers of Embedded Journalism
A Distorted View of War
Cockburn, Patrick
2010
Docufiction
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Don't Be Boring, Just Because You Have To Get the Facts Right
Leigh, David
2012
The Guardian's investigations editor lists the essential skills to get a journalism job, the right mindset for investigative reporters, and the most important lesson he's learned over the years.
EFJ Policy Document on Protection of Journalists
2009
A significant number of countries now recognize the protection of journalists# sources. In most countries with laws, there appear to be few cases where journalists are required to disclose source info...
The Elements of Journalism
What Newspeople Should Know and the Public Should Expect, Completely Updated and Revised
Kovach, Bill and Rostentiel, Tom
2001
The Elements of Journalism delineates the core principles shared by journalists across media, even across cultures. These principles flow from the essential function news plays in people's lives. This...
The end of the story
When a prominent journalist was killed for investigating black activists, it shocked America.
Harris, Tom
2007
On August 2nd 2007 Chauncey Bailey was murdered, he was the first journalist in thirty years to be murdered in the U.S. in the pursuit of a story.
Entertainment journalism
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Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
2009
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Fashion journalism
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Feature story
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A piece of journalistic writing that covers a particular issue in-depth.
Feral Journalism - Rewilding Dissent
Media Lens
2015
Media censorship from corporations and politicians are distoring our view of reality but most of us aren't so far gone that we can't recognize the need for non-corporate media.
George Orwell: A Life
Crick, Bernard
1980
A biography of George Orwell.
Getting your story into the media
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
Global data journalism resources
Looney, Margaret
2014
An list of resources that have been compiled by IJN using their readers' suggestions. This list is organized by country, and covers a variety of subtopics under data journalism.
The Harper Years: Tough Times For Reporters In Canada
Sources News Release
2015
As federal elections will be held in Canada on October 19, Reporters Without Borders (RSF) reviews the evolution of freedom of the press and information during Prime Minister Stephen Harper's tenure. ...
History of journalism
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Hostile climate for Dominican media since start of 2015
2015
The first half of 2015 has been arduous for journalists in the Dominican Republic, with physical attacks, threats, prosecutions and a murder. Freedom of information is also weakened by continuing impu...
How can you protect yourself from online snooping?
Sources News Release
2013
Reporters Without Borders has published an Online Survival Kit on its WefightCensorship.org website that has tools and practical advice that will allow you to protect your communications and data.
How far will Media Council go to eliminate Klubradio?
Sources News Release
2012
Reporters Without Borders is dismayed to learn that Hungary's Media Council (NMHH) has rejected opposition radio station Klubradio's bid to keep its Budapest commercial radio frequency.
How to Interview
The Art of the Media Interview
McLaughlin, Paul
1986
A guide to good interviewing.
Idea of Public Journalism
Glasser, Theodore L.
1999
Discusses the strengths and weaknesses of public journalism, the movement aimed at getting the press to promote and improve, not merely report, the quality of public life.
If money is your object, journalism is the wrong industry
Laurin, Fredrik
2013
Swedish investigative reporter Fredrik Laurin knows that power corrupts, but also that resistance in the form of journalism can have effect. In this Q&A he shares how his team identifies good investig...
If money is your object, journalism is the wrong industry
Laurin, Fredrik
2013
Swedish investigative reporter Fredrik Laurin knows that power corrupts, but also that resistance in the form of journalism can have effect. In this material he shares how his team identifies good inv...
IFEX members call for protection for women journalists and activists to mark day against violence
Sources News Release
2009
40 IFEX members are marking the International Day for the Elimination of Violence Against Women today, 25 November, with a joint call for action.
IFJ Blasts Authorities over Failure to Stop Killings of Journalists after Veteran Murder in Mexico
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today blamed the Mexican authorities for failing to tackle the killings of journalists following the murder of veteran journalist, Eliseo BarrA#n ...
IFJ Calls for Inquiry Into Lasantha's Murder
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) joins the widow of Sri Lankan journalist Lasantha Wickrematunge in calling on Sri Lanka's power-holders to take immediate action to conduct a full, fa...
IFJ Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia
Sources News Release
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) Condemns Alarming Levels of Violence against Journalists in Latin America after Murders in Guatemala and Colombia.
IFJ Condemns Spate of Journalists' Murders in Honduras
Sources News Release
2010
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today expressed fresh concern over the media crisis in Honduras following three murders in two weeks targeting media.
IFJ Condemns Strip Humiliation of Women Journalists in Sierra Leone
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists strongly condemns the humiliating and degrading treatment suffered by four women journalists who were stripped naked in public in Sierra Leone while coverin...
IFJ Condemns U.S. Justice Dept for Secretly Gathering Associated Press Records
Sources News Release
2013
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has joined its affiliate, the Newspaper Guild-CWA, in condemning the U.S. Justice Department for secretly gathering the phone records of Associated Pr...
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
2009
What is women's representation in the news management? How do women journalists make their way in today's media changes? What role can journalists unions play in promoting gender equality? How can med...
IFJ Defending Journalists in Palestine and Israel
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has reaffirmed its commitment to defend the interests of journalists in Palestine and Israel.
IFJ Denounces Attempts by Freedom of Expression Group to Weaken Copyright Protection for Journalists
Sources News Release
2013
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today denounced a set of principles issued by Article 19 to unduly restrict creators' copyright protection.
IFJ/FAJ Stand by Journalists against a Draconian Media Bill in Kenya
Sources News Release
2013
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) and the Federation of African Journalists (FAJ) today have brought their support to the journalists' fraternity in Kenya against a draconian media bil...
IFJ Launches Booklet to Engage Media Professionals in Fight Against Gender Discrimination
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today called on media professionals and unions activists to join the fight against gender discrimination by releasing a booklet on gender equality...
IFJ Launches Emergency Appeal for Pakistani Journalists
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) is launching an emergency appeal to provide emergency financial support to more than 100 journalists and their families who were forced to flee the in...
IFJ, UNESCO and UNWomen release report on women journalists across the Asia Pacific
Sources News Release
2015
Today, the International Federation of Journalists (IFJ), UNESCO and UNWomen, released Inside the News: Challenges and Aspirations for Women Journalists in Asia and the Pacific. The report documents t...
IFJ Welcomes Indictment of Former Security Operatives over Journalist's Torture in Colombia
Sources News Release
2013
Seven former members of the former secret service in Colombia, the Administrative Department for Security (DAS), face charges of - psychological torture and intimidation' inflicted on prominent journ...
IFJ Welcomes New Vintu Partnership to Assist Stricken Media Families
Sources News Release
2009
As part of its World Press Freedom Day actions the International Federation of Journalists has announced a new agreement with the Vintu Foundation to provide humanitarian assistance to families of jou...
IFJ Welcomes Successful Safety Training for Gaza Journalists in Egypt
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has today welcomed the successful safety training organised for Gaza Journalists which took place in Cairo from 20 to 22 April.
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
2002
Carney gives everyone, from student to seasoned practitioner, a thorough understanding of who the media are, how they work and how to approach them with stories.
Investigative Reporting
Anderson, David & Benjaminson, Peter
1976
Explains the art and science of investigative reporting: how to decide on a subject, how to find and evaluate sources, how to approach and interview the sources and the subject of the investigation, h...
IPS Africa Launches Reporting Gender-Based Violence Handbook
Sources News Release
2010
Inter Press Service (IPS) Africa has launched a new handbook for reporters to support sustained media coverage of gender-based violence beyond 16 Days of No Violence Against Women and Children.
Iran bars foreign media from reporting on protests
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the Iranian government's decision to bar foreign journalists from leaving their offices to report, film, or take photographs--a restriction intended to pr...
Iraq: News website latest target in government's legal offensive against independent media
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governmentâ##s continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
Israel sentences two to prison terms for censorship breach
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns an Israeli court decision to sentence two television journalists on charges of breaching the military censorship law during the offensive in Gaza in Decem...
Israeli authorities close Palestinian media centre in East Jerusalem
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday morning's decision by the Israeli internal security ministry to shut down the Palestinian media centre that had been set up in the East Jerusalem.
Israeli media forbidden to report case widely covered internationally
Sources News Release
2010
Reporters Without Borders condemns an absurd court-ordered ban on Israeli media coverage of the case of Anat Kam, an online journalist and former soldier accused of leaking classified military informa...
Journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Journalism ethics and standards
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Journalism genres
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
The term "journalism genres" refers to various journalism styles, fields or separate genres, in writing accounts of events.
Journalism is a profession, not a cover
Tabar, Tania
2009
The kidnapping of two French government security advisors in Mogadishu on Tuesday caused outrage among media workers and rights groups - after reports surfaced that they had been posing as journalists...
Journalism of Outrage
Investigative Reporting and Agenda Building in America
Protess, David L.; Cook, Fay Lomax; Doppelt, Jack C.; Ettema, James S.; Gordon, Margaret T.
1991
Examines the myths and misconceptions of investigative journalism and presents empirical research to support a model that challenges the classical theory.
Journalism school
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Journalism: Truth or Dare?
Hargreaves, Ian
2003
Ian Hargreaves discusses the history, development, future and ethics of journalism and describes journalists' relationship with the public. He focuses on the increase in journalism's influence and the...
Journalism & Writing Topic Index in Sources Directory of Experts
Spokespersons, Experts, and Resources
A subject guide to experts and spokespersons on topics related to journalism and writing in the Sources directory for the media.
Journalists are not informants
Sources News Release
2014
Two Cameroonian journalists face military court charges of failure to report a destabilization plot. Journalists Felix Cyriaque Ebole Bola of the daily Mutations and Rodrigue Tongue of Le Messager, we...
Journalists Rock! Journalism Sucks!
Jensen, Robert
2012
Working journalists often do the best they can within institutions that place severe limits on them, in much the same way that teachers struggle. Journalists and teachers rock. The problem is the corp...
Journalists Slug it out Over Coverage
1980
Coverage of an ongoing debate over government land controls here turned into a mudslinging match between journalists.
Journalists Welcome European Call to Review Anti-Terrorism Laws
Sources News Release
2009
Ministers of the human rights network of the Council of Europe have called on their governments to review anti-terrorism laws in the face of strong criticism from journalists that some laws are in pra...
Justice Department finally stops harassing New York Times reporter
Sources News Release
2015
Reporters Without Borders is relieved to learn that New York Times reporter James Risen will not be called to testify in the trial of Jeffrey Sterling, a former CIA officer charged with leaking classi...
Media control and intimidation a reality for 5.5 billion, says WAN-IFRA
Sources News Release
2011
This year, 44 journalists have already been murdered, says the World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers (WAN-IFRA), which launched a review of press freedom around the world during World Ne...
A memorial to killed journalists, a call to action
2009
More than 500 journalists have been targeted for murder, our research shows, and nearly nine in 10 of these slayings go unpunished. Another 200 journalists have been killed in combat or on dangerous a...
Mexican journalist Lydia Cacho: 'I don't scare easily'
Saner, Emine
2012
Lydia Cacho is one of Mexico's most fearless journalists. Her investigations have led to attempts on her life, and now she has been forced to flee her country. What next?
Mexican journalist who covered police is abducted and killed
Sources News Release
2009
Authorities found the body of a journalist who covered the police beat in northern Mexico after he was abducted from his house on Monday night, according to Mexican news reports.
More than 100 media sign the Reporters Without Borders petition for international journalists to be allowed into the Gaza Strip
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders reiterates its appeal for support by the international media and again urges the Israeli authorities to lift the ban on foreign media access to the Gaza Strip that has been i...
More than 3,500 petition Iran to free journalists, writers
Sources News Release
2010
More than 3,500 concerned people from around the world are petitioning Iran#s Supreme Leader, Ayatollah Sayed Ali Khamenei, to immediately release dozens of journalists writers, and bloggers currently...
Narrative journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
NBC News Pulls Veteran Reporter from Gaza After Witnessing Israeli Attack on Children
Greenwald, Glenn
2014
Ayman Mohyeldin, the NBC News correspondent who personally witnessed yesterday’s killing by Israel of four Palestinian boys on a Gazan beach and who has received widespread praise for his brave and in...
Nepalese journalist and women's rights activist brutally murdered
Sources News Release
2009
Uma Singh, a Nepalese journalist and human rights activist who worked for the Janakpur Today Daily and Radio Today FM was brutually murdered on January 11.
Never Forget You Have Only One Boss: the Truth
Maier, Thomas
2013
Find subjects where you can break new ground. Record key interviews on video or audio. And remember that a lot of your own faults can be overcome by sheer reporting effort. Stellar tips for investigat...
New Journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Nieman Reports: What’s the difference between activism and journalism?
Simon, Joel
2015
As technology changes how news is gathered and delivered, should journalism continue to be sharply distinguished from activism and other kinds of free speech? An extract by Joel Simon from his new boo...
No visa for German journalist who wants to base himself in New Delhi
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders urges the Indian government to issue a press visa to Hasnain Kazim, a German journalist of Indian origin, so that he can base himself in India as the German weekly Der Spiege...
Non-profit journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
1,000 Days of Syria – Turning War Journalism into a Game
Parkin, Simon
2014
How an American journalist is attempting to tell the story of Syria’s conflict through an online adventure game.
Online Journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A definition and discussion of Online Journalism from Wikipedia.
Ordeal continues for journalists detained in Egypt
Sources News Release
2014
Reporters Without Borders condemns yesterday's announcement by the Egyptian authorities that they are extending the provisional detention of three Al-Jazeera journalists for another 15 days.
Participants at IFEX General Meeting demand action
Sources News Release
2009
Free expression advocates from around the world gathered this week in Oslo, Norway for the General Meeting (GM) of the International Freedom of Expression eXchange (IFEX).
The Peace Journalism Option
1997
The Peace Journalism Option represents the findings of the Conflict and Peace Journalism summer school which took place at Taplow Court in Buckinghamshire, UK, over the week of August 25-29 1997. Part...
PEN Honduras appeals to Supreme Court in final attempt to halt ban on practising journalism
2014
Journalist and founding member of PEN Honduras, Julio Ernesto Alvarado, is appearing along with other journalists and PEN Honduras members before the Constitutional Section of the Supreme Court of the...
Political journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Press freedom activist badly beaten in Colombo, hospitalised
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders is outraged by an assault on Poddala Jayantha, the secretary-general of the Sri Lanka Working Journalists Association (SLWJA), the country's leading journalists organisation.
Press Freedom Under Fire in South Asia, 2008-09
Sources News Release
2009
The seventh annual report on press freedom in South Asia documents alarming trends in working conditions for journalists.
Reporter
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A reporter is a type of journalist who researches and presents information in certain types of mass media. Reporters gather their information in a variety of ways, including tips, press releases, sour...
A Reporter's Field Guide
2006
What is the extent of the right to gather news? The question arises on a daily basis for journalists around the country: reporters and photographers are told by police that they cannot enter a crime s...
Reporters Without Borders publishes a first Guide for exiled journalists
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders marked World Refugee Day by publishing a guide for journalists driven into exile, to provide them with information about the procedures and potential obstacles in seeking asy...
Reuters photographer begins second year in US military detention
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders condemns the continuing American refusal to release Reuters photographer Ibrahim Jassam, who today begins his second year of detention by the US military in Iraq.
Roxana Saberi finally freed
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders hails todayâ##s release of Iranian-American journalist.
Seeding Data Journalism in Panama
Crucianelli, Sandra
2014
Journalist talks about a need for data-driven journalists. She highlights her experience teaching teams how to do this in Panama in time for the Panama elections.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...
The Sources Select Online Story
Zwicker, Barrie
1995
In SOURCES SELECT Online (SSO) we attempt to provide true diversity: access to people in organizations large and small, for-profit and not-for-profit, from low-tech to high-tech, long-established to j...
Sports journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Submersion Journalism
Reporting in the Radical First Person from Harper's Magazine
Wasik, Bill (Ed.)
2008
Stories from journalists integrating into the cultures they are reporting on.
Survival Strategies for Local Journalism
Vara, Vauhini
2015
In an attempt to draw readers and advertisers, the San Francisco Chronicle began printing on high-quality glossy paper in November, 2009. Its circulation had dropped by more than fifty per cent in les...
Thailand: Call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders joined by 31 other organisations in a call for moratorium on prosecutions for criticising the King, dialogue on Internet freedom.
30 Days For Freedom
2014
30 Days for Freedom highlights the plight of jailed journalists worldwide by focusing on 30 individuals currently imprisoned because of their work.
Traffic reporting
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Two Azeri journalists imprisoned, a third sentenced
Sources News Release
2009
The Committee to Protect Journalists condemns the prison sentences given to journalists at the weekly newspaper Nota on defamation charges.
2009 Leaves One of Worst Records for Targeted Killings of Journalists, Says IFJ
Sources News Release
2009
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) today called for more action from governments and the United Nations to protect media as it announced a grim total of 137 journalists and media person...
UK: Has journalism become the "most exclusive middle-class profession"?
2009
A governmental cross-party investigation into social and professional mobility has concluded that journalism is the "most exclusive middle-class profession".
United Nations Security Council Resolution 1738
UN Security Council
2006
Resolution 1738, adopted by the UN Security Council, protects journalists operating in conflict areas.
Visual journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
Where News Itself is a Category
Ghosh, Surbir
2008
Highlighting the various reasons for the decline of quality news, Subir Ghosh says when business interests hold sway over all others, the basic tenets of journalism fall by the wayside. However, if pe...
Why I quit my job as an investigations editor in Egypt
Allam, Hisham
2013
Hisham Allam is an award-winning investigative reporter based in Cairo. He was an investigative editor for the El-Watan newspaper, but the recent crackdown on the Egyptian press has taken a toll on hi...
Winners of Courage in Journalism Awards Announced
Sources News Release
2009
Iryna Khalip of Belarus, Agnes Taile of Cameroon and Jila Baniyaghoob of Iran win Courage in Journalism Awards from the International Womenâ##s Media Foundation. Amira Hass of Israel is Lifetime Achie...
The Woman's Page
Journalism and Rhetoric in Early Canada
Fiamengo, Janice
2008
A detailed study of these six women and their respective works: Agnes Maule Machar, Sara Jeanette Duncan, E. Pauline Johnson, Kathleen Blake Coleman, Flora MacDonald Denison and Nellie L. McClung. Dem...

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Environmental Journalism Home Page
Website
Good collection of annotated links to Internet environmental resources, mostly American.
FAIR (Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting) Internet site
Website
U.S. media watch group that documents and criticizes media bias and censorship, scrutinizes media practices that marginalize public interest, minority, and dissenting viewpoints, and advocates for gre...
The Sources HotLink
Website
1996
A website and newsletter dealing with media relations strategies.
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.