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This guide will help you find resources for journalism assignments and research.

Articles & Websites

Preliminary Research

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Article Databases

Communications, Journalism, and Media Studies Databases:

Journalism Websites

Journalism Websites:

American Journalism Review -  News sources and journalism resources from around the world.

Journalist's Toolbox - Lists resources compiled by the Society of Professional Journalists.

MediaShift - The PBS guide to the digital media revolution.

NewsWise - Source of press releases from research organizations, particularly in science and medicine. Designed for practicing journalists, it provides information and contacts for studies and forthcoming publications.

Project for Excellence in Journalism - Research and statistics from the Pew Research Center.

RISJ Digital Report - 2012 Report on digital news consumption in the U.S. and Europe from the Reuters Institute.

State of the News Media 2013 - The annual report of the Pew Research Center's Project for Excellence in Journalism.

Who Owns the News Media - An interactive database of companies own print, radio, local/network/cable TV, and magazines.

World Association of Newspapers - Tracks news and media trends and promotes freedom of press.

PewResearch - Journalism Project

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