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English: Communication Studies Links

  • Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
    The Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication is a non-profit, educational association of journalism and mass communication faculty, administrators, students and media professionals. Founded in Chicago, Illinois, in 1912, AEJMC has some 3,500 members around the world.

  • The Center for Public Integrity
    Billing its work as "watchdog journalism in the public interest," this organization and its site are the antithesis of sound-bite broadcast news. The thoroughness with which it has carried out its mission since its 1989 founding has garnered it accolades from major journalism groups. Projects that other news organizations cannot--or will not--undertake are investigated with ferocity by staff and a network of journalists. One of the links (Journalist Ethics, on the dropdown menu at About Us) details the mandatory steps staff must follow to ensure ethical and accurate reporting; this will be particularly valuable for journalism students.
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  • A Journalist's Guide to the Internet
    This website was developed by Christopher Callahan, Associate Dean, Philip Merrill College of Journalism, University of Maryland. It contains a wealth of information including listservs, newsgroups, and federal and state government links. It is quite relevant despite being last updated in 2003.

  • Library Resources for Communication Studies
    A thorough collection of links with a research focus, put together by the Association of College and Research Libraries Educational and Behavioral Sciences Section Communication Studies Committee. It includes a section for news sources, as well as ones for communication listservs and subject guides (e.g., Advertising, Media Ethics and Speech Communication).

  • National Communication Association (NCA)
    Communication research is a large and diverse field that includes inquiry by humanists, social scientists and critical and cultural studies scholars. The range of communication research and its implications for improving the world are breathtaking. This well-organized website includes links to research, publications, the associations' listserv, scholarship of teaching and learning, listings of masters and doctoral programs, and student organizations, including how to become a student member of NCA.

  • USA.gov
    Since 2000, this growing web portal makes it easy for the public, as well as researchers and students, to obtain U.S. government information and services. It includes federal, state and local information.

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