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FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting
A national media watch group, that has been offering and documenting criticism of media bias and censorship since 1986.
An open-access online reference desk for journalists created by the Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics, and Public Policy at Harvard Kennedy School. The Journalist's Resource examines news topics through a research lens.
As a part of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Journalist's Toolbox contains more than 20,000 resources. Updated twice a week, or as news and issues arise.
News Media Alliance
This nonprofit organization focuses on key challenges and opportunities in today's environment such as freedom of the press, public policy, advertising growth, new revenue streams and audience development. Includes resources for journalists and researchers.
Pew Research Center Journalism & Media
Sponsored by The Pew Charitable Trusts, this site studies public attitudes toward politics, public policy issues, and the press. Also includes reports and downloadable datasets.
Politifact is devoted to independence, fairness, and transparency through reporting. Politifact examines specific statements made by politicians and rates them for accuracy.
The Poynter Institute
The Poynter Institute is a school dedicated to fortifying journalism's role in a free society. The Poynter Institute is devoted to freedom of expression, civil dialogue, and compelling journalism.
Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press is a nonprofit organization that has provided free legal assistance to journalists since 1970. This site provides news on legal actions involving freedom of the press, guides for accessing public and legal records, privacy rights, and much more.
Society of Professional Journalists
The nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior.
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