selection of some of the best information sources for journalism
students in Canada and abroad.
directory of experts and media spokespersons
- Find the media
contacts and spokespeople you need for your story. In print and
online. Extensively cross-indexed by subject. The subject index
is searchable, and in addition can also be browsed.
- A calender designed to
enable organizations to let the media know about their upcoming
- Recent news releases from
Canadian organizations and companies.
- A newsletter and Web site featuring a wide range of short articles
and resource links concerned with publicity, media relations,
and public relations.
Sources Select Resources
- features reviews and information about print and online resources
for journalists, reporters, writers, freelancers, editors and
researchers. The articles below were originally published in the
Sources print directory or in the Parliamentary Names & Numbers
Winners - The Winners features the individuals and organizations
who have won Canada's awards for journalists, writers, and print
and broadcast media organizations. Also included are selected
international awards which are open to Canadians. Information
about the awards themselves, such as what the criteria are and
how to apply for them, are listed in Fame
& Fortune as well as in the print edition of Sources.
Award deadlines are also found in the Sources
- An alternative viewpoint.
Scholar - Academic and
Thingy - Features a
form allowing you to search ten major search engines at once without
having to re-enter your search string.
- Dean Tudor's research site.
- Internet-based encyclopedia.
Press Law Center - provides
information, advice and legal assistance to students.
for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.
- Listserve for college media advisers.
Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers, Inc. (CNBAM)
- Website devoted to documenting the past and present state of
academic freedom on America's college and university campuses.
- Designed by student journalists for student journalists, the
site displays the recent front pages of college student newspapers
across the country.
Amendment Schools - Run by the Freedom Forum First Amendment
Center, the FAS Program is a national initiative designed to
transform how schools model and teach the rights and responsibilities
of citizenship that frame civic life in our democracy.
- Listserve for discussion of high school journalism.
PressExchange.com - a free online community for student
media that includes discussion boards, chat, an online editor's
guidebook and a photo exchange service.
- listserve for student journalists.
the First Amendment - Help bring the First Amendment into
your classroom! TeachtheFirstAmendment.org provides links to
a number of different civics education lesson plans and resources.
Campus Alternative Journalism Project - provides assistance
and support to liberal and progressive student media.
Wire - U-Wire is a free, daily electronic newswire for the
college news media.