Journalism & Media Studies
Check the tabs for descriptions of online and print resources available:
Encyclopedias & more
Statistics and Data
Media & Images
Selected web sites
James A. Clendinen Virtual Reading Room
"The Clendinen Virtual Reading Room contains links to mass communications-related web sites, accessible to all visitors, as well as databases to which the Libraries of the USF System subscribe, and which are available only to USF faculty, staff, and currently enrolled students." Below is selected lists of resources compiled at the site:
Directories, Statistics and Research Aids
Legal Resources and Regulatory Agencies
Media History Sites
Media Study Organizations
Radio/TV News Sources
Poynter Institute for Media Studies
"The Poynter Institute is a school for journalists, future journalists, and teachers of journalism. Our students come here in a search for excellence. Our teachers provide focused instruction and personal support in that quest."
The joint online home for the Project for Excellence in Journalism (PEJ) and the Committee of Concerned Journalists. The PEJ is part of the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism and underwritten by Pew Charitable Trusts. The site offers access to full text resources such as reports, surveys, articles and speeches.
Center for Communication
An independent media forum that offers seminars, workshops and provides numerous links to journalism related research organizations, commercial news sites, news and journalism organizations, media analyses and much more.
Investigative Reporters and Editor, Inc.
"Provides educational services to reporters [and others] interested in investigative journalism" since 1975. Compiles news stories, current and archival, provides training resources (tip sheets and guides) and opportunities, and announces conferences and seminars. Membership benefits explained.
Society of Environmental Journalists
"The mission of the Society of Environmental Journalists is to advance public understanding of environmental issues by improving the quality, accuracy, and visibility of environmental reporting."
American Press Institute's Journalist's Toolbox
Easy to use and well indexed site providing links to resources for reporters and editors.
Explore available national, state and local government information on the Libraries of the USF System Government Documents page.