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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 ...

News Releases

Algeria : prosecutor requests two-month sentence for newspaper editor and reporter
2008-12-18
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders calls on the authorities to withdraw a criminal libel prosecution against the Algiers-based daily El Watan over a 2004 article accusing a â#oraquiâ## (faith healer and exorci...
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
2009-11-13
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
2009-06-02
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
2009-05-28
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
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...
Journalist fights the Obama administration over its sources
2011-10-20
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is asking the Department of Justice to withdraw the appeal it issued yesterday against New York Times reporter James Risen to force him to testify about his confidential sour...
RSF reiterates call for EU sanctions against CCTV and Xinhua
2016-01-22
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for European Union sanctions against state-owned China Central Television (CCTV) and the official news agency Xinhua for broadcasting and publishing what are pres...
Sources welcomes OrangeWebsite
2011-03-16
OrangeWebsite
Sources welcomes a new member: OrangeWebsite. OrangeWebsite is an Icelandic web hosting service provider. Most of our clients are foreign journalists, bloggers, leakers and publishers.

Sources Select Resources

Are we journalists first?
Fitts, Alexis; Pring, Nicola
Article
2014
Columbia Journalism Review
Authors address a longstanding debate about whether and when a reporter can intervene in a story. Real accounts are provided as examples.
The CIA's Mop-Up Man: L.A. Times Reporter Cleared Stories With Agency Before Publication
Silverstein, Ken
Article
2014
The Intercept
A prominent national security reporter for the Los Angeles Times routinely submitted drafts and detailed summaries of his stories to CIA press handlers prior to publication, according to documents obt...
Content Magazine - Number 29
March 1973
Serial Publication (Periodical)
Defiant Journalists Back Ethical Campaign for Palestinian Media
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
The International Federation of Journalists (IFJ) has concluded the launch of its programme to support ethical journalism in Palestine with a series of proposals to strengthen independent media even i...
Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom, Brussels Declaration
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists
Brussels Declaraton on Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom.
Fake News Inquiry: Old Wine in New Bottles
Kampmark, Binoy
Article
2017
Counterpunch
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...
How Big Tobacco's lobbyists get what they want from the media
Monbiot, George
Article
2014
The Guardian
With cigarette packs on the agenda, the BBC must be asked why it lets thinktanks argue the tobacco companies' case without revealing who their paymasters are.
IFJ Conference: Ethics and Gender: Equality in the newsroom
Sources News Release
Article
2009
International Federation of Journalists (IFJ)
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...
In Mexico, Finally, a Revolt Against the Media
Bonilla, Isadora; Giordano, Al
Article
2012
Narco News
The summer will determine if the “I Am 132” moment becomes a movement and that’s why “Mexican Spring” is a poor choice of words for it.
Incinerating Assange - The Liberal Media Go To Work
Edwards, David
Article
2012
Medialens
The media response to Assange’s asylum request tells us much about the default brutality and reflexive herdthink of elite corporate journalism. The crucial importance of his achievements, of his cause...
Journalist fights the Obama administration over its sources
Sources News Release
Article
2011
Reporters without Borders
Reporters Without Borders is asking the Department of Justice to withdraw the appeal it issued yesterday against New York Times reporter James Risen to force him to testify about his confidential sour...
Media Lessons from Snowden Reporting: LA Times Editors Advocate Prosecution of Sources
Greenwald, Glenn
Article
2015
The Intercept
The LA Times editors want Snowden imprisoned, but not the leakers whose leaks make the U.S. government look good, much of which gets laundered in that particular paper.
National Ethnic Press & Media Council of Canada Awards 2006
News Release September 11, 2006
Article
2006
Now a Canadian view of media ethics (book review)
Review of Morals and the Media: Ethics in Canadian Journalism
Levy, Howard
Article
1995
Sources
Reporting on Sexual Violence
Quick tips on covering sexual violence, from preparation to writing the story.
Article
2011
Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma
The Dart Center for Journalism and Trauma provides information on how to cover sexual violence, from preparation to writing the story.
RSF reiterates call for EU sanctions against CCTV and Xinhua
Sources News Release
Article
2016
Reporters Without Borders
Reporters Without Borders (RSF) calls for European Union sanctions against state-owned China Central Television (CCTV) and the official news agency Xinhua for broadcasting and publishing what are pres...
Rupert's Empire of Slime
Murdoch's Knife in the Heart of Journalism
Landau, Saul
Article
2011
CounterPunch
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...
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.
When Populism is Dangerous for Democracy
Article
2012
Medialens
George Galloway’s stunning victory in last week’s Bradford West by-election afforded a rare opportunity to witness naked imbalance, establishment scorn of any challenges, and blatant anti-Muslim propa...

Sources Bookshelf

Content Magazine - Number 29
March 1973
Serial Publication (Periodical)
In The News
The Practice of Media Relations in Canada
Carney, William Wray
Book
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.
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...
Morals and the Media
Ethics in Canadian Journalism
Russell, Nick
Book
1994
Russell focuses on the fundamental moral questions and ethical dilemmas faced by journalists and discusses how the media both reflect and influence society.
Necessary Illusions
Thought Control in Democratic Societies
Chomsky, Noam
Book
1989
An inquiry into the nature of the media and the role of intellectuals in "a political system where the population cannot be disciplined by force, and thus must be subjected to more subtle forms of ide...
News and the Culture of Lying
Weaver, Paul H.
Book
1997
The news media lie, says Weaver, not by slipshod reporting or unethical practices, but in the very "plot structure" of the news, in the masks of impersonality assumed by reporters and editors, and in ...
Sources Select Resources
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Website
1977
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