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Journalism / Public Communications

This topic guide provides information and resources to support Journalism/Public Communications.

Journalism Organizations

ACEJMC: Accrediting Council
AASFE: American Association
of Sunday and Feature Editors

ACES: American
Copy Editors Society

AJHA: American Journalism
Historians Association

ASJA: American Society
of Journalists and Authors

ASBPE: American Society
of Business Publication Editors

ASNE: American Society
of Newspaper Editors

AWRT: American Women
in Radio and Television

AAJA: Asian American
Journalists Association

APME: Associated Press
Managing Editors

APSE: Associated Press
Sports Editors

AAEC: Association of American Editorial Cartoonists
AAN: Association of
Alternative Newsweeklies

AEJMC: Association for
Education in Journalism
and Mass Communication

AFJ: Association
of Food Journalists

AHCJ: Association
of Health Care Journalists

AOPE: Association
of Opinion Page Editors

AWC: Association
for Women in Communications

BEA: The Broadcast
Education Association

CAJ: The Canadian
Association of Journalists
College Media Advisers
CSPA: Columbia
Scholastic Press Association

Committee of Concerned Journalists CPJ: Committee
to Protect Journalists

CNJO: Council of National Journalism Organizations
CJJ: Criminal Justice Journalists
Garden Writers Association
IFJ: The International
Federation of Journalists

Inland Press Association
INMA: International Newspaper Marketing Association
IRE: Investigative
Reporters and Editors

JEA: Journalism
Education Association

JAWS: Journalism and
Women Symposium

Journalists Exchange on Aging
Military Reporters and Editors
NAAJA: National Arab American
Journalists Association

NABJ: National Association
of Black Journalists

NAB: National Association
of Broadcasters

NAHJ: National Association
of Hispanic Journalists

NAMIC: National Association for Multi-ethnicity in Communications
NAMME: National Association
of Minority Media Executives

NASW: National Association
of Science Writers

NCEW: National Conference
of Editorial Writers

NEWA: National Education
Writer's Association

NFPW: National Federation
of Press Women

National Freedom
of Information Coalition

NLGJA: National Lesbian
and Gay Journalists Association

NNA: National Newspaper Association NNPA: National Newspaper Publishers Association
National Press Club
NPPA: National Press
Photographers Association

NSNC: National Society
of Newspaper Columnists

NAJA: Native American
Journalists Association

NAA: Newspaper
Association of America

Newspaper Guild
Newswomen's Club of New York
Online News Association
Online Publishers Association
ONO: Organization
of News Ombudsmen

Project for Excellence in Journalism
PJNET: Public Journalism Network
PRNDI: Public Radio News Directors
RTNDA: Radio and Television
News Directors Association

Religion Newswriters Association
Reporters Committee
for Freedom of the Press

Society of American Business
Editors and Writers

Society of American Travel Writers Society of Environmental Journalists
SND: Society for News Design
SPJ: The Society of
Professional Journalists

SAJA: South Asian Journalists Association
SNPA: Southern Newspaper
Publishers Association

White House News
Photographers' Association

World Association of Newspapers
World Editors Forum


The Freedom Forum   "Nonpartisan foundation that champions the First Amendment as a cornerstone of democracy." 

Forum on Media Diversity

Media Tenor International  International media content analysis/monitoring

National Press Club

Newswatch  Media criticism site with extensive links to other watchdog groups

The Onion  Parody of popular newspapers; provides insight into American popular culture.

Power Reporting  Research tools for journalists

The Poynter Institute  "A global leader in journalism."  Resources for journalists and journalism educators. Founded with a grant from the Hillman Foundation.

SILHA Center for the Study of Media Ethics and Law  University of Minnesota  Technology, Entertainment and Design Conference presentations by experts on various subjects. 

World Press Institute  Founded in 1961 in Minneapolis, its mission is to promote and strengthen worldwide press freedom.

Freedom of the Press