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A Selection of Some of the Best Information Sources for Journalism Students in Canada and Abroad

Sources 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.

Sources Calendar - A calender designed to enable organizations to let the media know about their upcoming newsworthy events.

Sources News Releases - Recent news releases from Canadian organizations and companies.

HotLink.ca - 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 print directory.

The 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 Calendar.

Diemer.ca - An alternative viewpoint.

Google Scholar - Academic and scholarly information.

Search Thingy - Features a form allowing you to search ten major search engines at once without having to re-enter your search string.

Tudor - Dean Tudor's research site.

Wikipedia - Internet-based encyclopedia.

Yahoo.com- Internet directory.

Student Press Law Center - provides information, advice and legal assistance to students.

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication.

CMA-L - Listserve for college media advisers.

College Newspaper Business and Advertising Managers, Inc. (CNBAM)

CollegeFreedom.org - Website devoted to documenting the past and present state of academic freedom on America's college and university campuses.

Collegefrontpage.com - Designed by student journalists for student journalists, the site displays the recent front pages of college student newspapers across the country.

First 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.

HS-JOURN - Listserve for discussion of high school journalism.

Journalism Ethics Cases Online - More than 170 ethics cases are available on the Indiana University School of Journalism Web site for use by teachers, researchers, professional journalists and consumers of news to help them explore ethical issues in journalism.

Leadership Institute's Center for Print and Broadcast Media - provides assistance and training to students working on or interested in starting conservative campus media.

Student PressExchange.com - a free online community for student media that includes discussion boards, chat, an online editor's guidebook and a photo exchange service.

STUMEDIA - listserve for student journalists.

Teach 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.

The Campus Alternative Journalism Project - provides assistance and support to liberal and progressive student media.

University Wire - U-Wire is a free, daily electronic newswire for the college news media.

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