About Earthquakes - "The Nevada Seismological Laboratory at the University of Nevada, Reno investigates earthquakes and their effects in Nevada and eastern California. NSL faculty perform seismic research worldwide."
American Media Columnist Index - Site provides a listing to over 500 political and editorial columnists whose work is published on the Internet. The index lists writers from Tom Abate to Mort Zuckerman, and also includes: Russell Baker, David Broder, Nat Hentoff, Molly Ivins, Thomas Oliphant , William Raspberry and Richard Reeves.
AssignmentEditor.com - One stop information site for television reporters and print journalists to research and find news stories.
CIA: World Factbook - The World Factbook provides information on the history, people, government, economy, geography, communications, transportation, military, and transnational issues for 266 world entities.
Center for Investigative Reporting - "The Center for Investigative Reporting seeks an informed citizenry and a dynamic democracy. To accomplish this, CIR conducts in-depth investigations of hidden or complex topics that impact public life, for broadcast or print in the media."
Climate Change - New scientific findings released by Canada's Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change indicate provide new and stronger evidence that most of the warming observed over the past 50 years is attributable to human activities.
CyberTimes Navigator: New York Times - "Navigator is the home page used by the newsroom of The New York Times for forays into the Web. Its primary intent was to give reporters and editors new to the Web a solid starting point for a wide range of journalistic functions without forcing all of them to spend time wandering around blindly to find a useful set of links of their own."
DefenseLink: Fact File - The Defense Fact File is an inter-service collection of important information. The DoD Fact File was designed and edited for reporters, and to assist military public affairs offices in giving maximum access and information to the civilian media.
The First Amendment Handbook - Online copy of their basic 1999 guidebook to all areas of media law relevant to journalists. From The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press (RCFP), a nonprofit organization providing free legal help to reporters and news organizations.
FOI Resource Center - comprehensive, searchable site on the Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) was put together by the Society of Professional Journalists. It contains a state-by-state guide to access laws and contacts, sample request letters, news, the act, its history, and links to more resources on the Internet.
Gallup Organization, The - The highly regarded Gallup polling organization has put up a Web site which is full of information of great value to journalists, especially during the election season. From the home page, click on 'Gallup Poll' to get a detailed look at the latest polling by Gallup.
The Gateway to Astronaut Photography of Earth - Site presents the NASA Space Shuttle Earth Observations Photography database of over 500,000 images. A clickable map allows you to view landscapes, hurricanes and weather, water habitats, and other geographic features.
Journalism Resources - useful Internet resources for journalists assembled by Karla Tonella at the University of Iowa. There are 30 pages of links to such things as news sources, journalism magazines and media law resources.
The Media Channel - "On Media Channel, you will find original news, opinions and reports. You will also have access to hundreds of media issues organizations from all points on the globe. These include media watch groups, university journalism departments, professional organizations, anti-censorship monitors, and trade publications."
NIH Health Information - Gateway to a complete index of health information for researchers, healthcare professionals, public and patients, educators and the media. Excellent ready reference covers virtually all healthcare topics and conditions.
Nasdaq Newsroom, The - Main sections of this site are: Nasdaq News, Viewpoint, Indexes & Statistics, All About Nasdaq, Company Finder, and New Listings.
Newsroom for Students - an inside look at journalism including tips for conducting research, Internet scavenger hunts, and more.
NewsWatch - "NewsWatch's mission is to watch the media watchdog on behalf of news consumers, and to give a voice to consumers who want to talk back to the media."
The Online Writing Lab: Purdue University - U.S. and International Newspaper Archives on the Internet
annotated and updated daily, is well-organized. Web links cover government information, people finders, company research, nonprofit research, general reference, and more.
Poynter.org - "Everything you need to be a better journalist."
Public Agenda Online: Public Opinion and Public Policy - Subtitled "the journalist's inside source for public opinion and policy analysis," this site addresses controversial issues such as: abortion, America's global role, crime, the economy, education, the government, the family, the federal budget, gambling, health care, illegal drugs, immigration, Internet speech/privacy, Medicare, race, right to die, social security, and welfare.
Pulitzer Prizes, The - Provides listings of Pulitzer Prize winners in all categories from 1917 to the present. Also has a history of the prize, plus links to resources on the Pulitzer.
Sree.net - "Journalism professor specializing in training journalists to speak the different media "languages" of print, new media & broadcast; freelance technology writer; Web site critiquer; networking nut."
Stateline.org - News, information and statistics on all 50 states written by journalists for journalists, policy makers and engaged citizens. A joint project of the University of Richmond and the Pew Charitable Trusts.
Vanderbilt University's TV Archives - "The Television News Archive collection at Vanderbilt University is the world's most extensive and complete archive of television news. The collection holds more than 30,000 individual network evening news broadcasts and more than 9,000 hours of special news-related programming."