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Accuracy in Media
Accuracy In Media is a non-profit, grassroots citizens watchdog of the news media that critiques botched and bungled news stories.

ACEJMC
ACEJMC is the agency responsible for the evaluation of professional journalism and mass communications programs in colleges and universities.

Adbusters
Adbusters is a not-for-profit, reader-supported, 40,000-circulation magazine concerned about the erosion of our physical and cultural environments by commercial forces

American Amateur Press Association
The American Amateur Press Association is a nation-wide non-profit organization of amateur journalists founded in 1936.

American Association of Sunday and Features Editors
AASFE, founded in 1947, is an international organization of editors dedicated to the quality of features in newspapers.

American Copy Editors Society, The
ACES, a professional organization of copy editors, is dedicated to improving the quality of journalism and the working lives of journalists.

American Press Insitute
Home site of the American Press Institute. Contains information about the organization including details on its seminars.

American Society of Journalists and Authors
The Society includes more than 1,000 leading freelance writers of magazine articles, trade books and other forms of nonfiction writing who have met ASJA's exacting standards of professional achievement.

American Society of Newspaper Editors
ASNE, founded in 1922, is the nation's oldest and largest newspaper editors group.

Asian American Journalists Association
AAJA, is a non-profit organization with some 1,700 members and 17 chapters nationwide and in Asia.

Asian Media Information & Communication Centre
The AMIC is the premier regional professional communication centre for information, research and promotion of mass communication in the Asia-Pacific region.

Associated Press Managing Editors
An association of U.S. and Canadian editors whose newspapers are members of the Associated Press.

Associated Press, The
Homepage of The Associated Press.

Canadian Association of Journalists
A national non-profit advocacy and professional development organization serving Canadian journalists from all media, including print, radio and television.

College Media Advisers
CMA represents the people who advise the nation's collegiate newspapers, yearbooks, magazines and electronic media.

Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ)
The Committee to Protect Journalists is a nonpartisan, nonprofit organization founded in 1981 to monitor abuses against the press and promote press freedom around the world.

Corporation for Public Broadcasting (CPB)
CPB Resource contains job listings, grants, links and information and statistics about public broadcasting.

Dow Jones Newspaper Fund
The Dow Jones Newspaper Fund was founded in 1958 by editors of The Wall Street Journal to improve the quality of journalism education and the pool of applicants for jobs in the newspaper business.

Education Writer's Association
The Education Writers Association (EWA) is the national professional organization of education reporters.

Electronic Frontier Foundation (EFF)
A non-profit, non-partisan organization working in the public interest to protect fundamental civil liberties, including privacy and freedom of expression, in the arena of computers and the Internet.

Environmental Journalism Home Page
The online home of the Society of Environmental Journalists which contains information about the organization, links to resources, story tips, job information and publications.

European Journalism Centre
An independent, non-profit institute for further training, a forum for journalists, media executives and journalism educators

FAIR
FAIR is a national media watch group that offers well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship

Freedom Forum, The
The Freedom Forum is a nonpartisan, international foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people.

Independent Media Institute (IMI)
The Independent Media Institute is a nonprofit organization dedicated to strengthening and supporting independent and alternative journalism, and to improving the public's access to independent information sources.

Index on Censorship
Index on Censorship, a bimonthly publication, reports on censorship issues from all over the world and has added to the debates on those issues.

Inland Press Foundation
The Inland Press Foundation assists with continuing education programs for newspaper managers and employees.

International Center for Journalists, The (ICFJ)
The International Center for Journalists was established in 1984 to improve the quality of journalism worldwide. ICFJ works with journalists to promote excellence in news coverage of critical community and global issues.

International Federation of Journalists
The IFJ promotes co-ordinated international action to defend press freedom and social justice through the development of strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists.

International Newspaper Marketing Association
INMA is a non-profit member organisation dedicated to recognising and extending marketing activities of newspapers.

International Women’s Media Foundation
The IWMF was launched in 1990 with the mission to strengthen the role of women in the news media around the world, based on the belief that no press is truly free unless women share an equal voice.

Investigative Reports & Editors
Investigative Reporters and Editors is a grassroots non-profit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting within the field of journalism.

Journalism & Women Symposium (JAWS)
JAWS brings together women journalists, journalism educators and researchers from across the country to meeet in an atmosphere of mutual support and, professional growth.

Journalism Education Association (JEA)
The Journalism Education Association, Inc., is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers.

Just Think Organization
The Just Think Organization works with students, teachers, parents and the entertainment industry to promote literacty for the 21st century.

Media Research Center (MRC)
Founded in 1987, the MRC, a conservative media watchdog organization, has the mission of bringing political balance to the nation’s news media and responsibility to the entertainment media.

Media Studies Center
The Media Studies Center, an operating program of The Freedom Forum since 1985, is devoted to improving understanding between the media and the public.

National Association of Black Journalists
The National Association of Black Journalists, 3000 members strong with 74 affiliated professional chapters and 51 student chapters, is the largest media organization for people of color in the world.

National Association of Broadcasters
NAB provides leadership and its vast resources to its supporting members, to broadcasters at-large, and through ongoing public service campaigns to the American people.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists
The National Association of Hispanic Journalists (NAHJ) is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry.

National Association of Minorities in Cable
With its unique focus on the urban cable marketplace, NAMIC educates the industry on marketing approaches, programming interest and operations strategies for our nation's ever-changing cities.

National Association of Science Writers
NASW was formally incorporated in 1955 with a charter to "foster the dissemination of accurate information regarding science through all media normally devoted to informing the public."

National FOI Coalition
The NFOIC provides continued efforts to support citizen access to government information. Website includes information, a discussion groups and links to State FOI resources.

National Institute for Computer-Assisted Reporting
Founded in 1989, NICAR has trained thousands of journalists in the practical skills of finding, prying loose, and analyzing electronic information.

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
The NLGJA works from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of lesbian and gay issues and opposes newsroom bias toward lesbians and gays and all other minorities.

National Newspaper Association
The NNA's mission is to protect, promote and enhance America's community newspapers.

National Press Club
The National Press Club is a private association of members of the journalism and public relations community.

National Press Photographers Association
The National Press Photographers Association is an organization dedicated to the advancement of photographic journalism.

Native American Jounalists Association
The primary goal of the NAJA is to improve communications among Native people and between Native Americans and the general public.

Newspaper Association of America
NAA is a nonprofit organization representing the $51 billion newspaper industry. NAA members account for nearly 90% of the daily circulation in the United States and a wide range of nondaily U.S. newspapers.

Organization of News Ombudsmen
ONO maintains contact with news ombudsmen worldwide, and organizes annual conferences, held in a member's city, for discussion of news practices and a wide range of issues connected with ombudsman work.

Pew Center for Civic Journalism
The Pew Center supports and tracks efforts to explore whether, if journalists did their job differently, citizens would do their jobs differently.

Pew Research Center, The
An independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward the press, politics and public policy issues.

Poynter Institute, The
The Poynter Institute is a school for journalists, future journalists, and teachers of journalism.

Project for Excellence in Journalism
The Project for Excellence in Journalism is an initiative by journalists from all media to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism.

Pulitzer Prizes, The
Information about the pulitzer prize including historical archives.

Radio Television News Directors Association
RTNDA is a professional organization devoted exclusively to electronic journalism.

Radio Television News Directors Foundation
RTNDF promotes excellence in electronic journalism through research, education and professional training.

Religion Newswriters Association
RNA, was formed in 1949 to advance the professional standards of religion reporting in the secular press through education, contests and mentoring.

Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is a nonprofit organization dedicated to providing free legal help to reporters and news organizations.

Society for News Design
The Society for News Design (formerly the Society of Newspaper Design) is an international professional organization with more than 2,600 members in the United States, Canada and 47 other countries.

Society of American Business Editors and Writers
The Society of American Business Editors and Writers, with headquarters at the Missouri School of Journalism, is an association of more than 2,900 business journalists across the nation.

Society of Professional Journalists, The
SPJ is a not-for-profit organization of 13,500 journalists dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism; stimulating high standards of ethical behavior; and perpetuating a free press.

Southern Newspaper Publishers Association
SNPA, a regional trade organization, has served daily newspapers since 1903.

Special Libraries Association News Division
An international organization for print and broadcast news librarians, news researchers and others interested in the role information plays in quality journalism.

World Association of Newspapers
WAN represents more than 15,000 publications on the five continents.







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