Other Resources

This collection of helpful links offers additional lessons and resources for scholastic journalism.

American Journalism Review
Covers analyzes and monitors print, television, radio and online media.

American Press Institute
Founded by newspaper publishers in 1946, API is the oldest and largest center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and college journalism educators.

American Society of News Editors
A membership organization for directing editors of news organizations and deans and endowed chairs of university journalism departments.

Annenberg Learner
A division of the Annenberg Foundation, the Annenberg Learner uses media and telecommunications to provide teachers with multimedia resources that increase teachers’ expertise in a specific subject area and improve their teaching methods. Many of the Learner’s multimedia presentations are designed for at-home and classroom use.

Center for News Literacy at Stony Brook University
The nation’s first Center for News Literacy educates current and future news consumers on how to judge the credibility and reliability of news.

Center for Public Integrity
Produces investigative journalism in the public interest.

Center for Scholastic Journalism
Based at Kent State University, the center supports middle and high school journalism advisers and their students.

Broadcasting since 1990, 12-minute news broadcasts are delivered daily to more than 6 million teens in middle schools and high schools across the country.

Columbia Journalism Review
Covers, analyzes and monitors print, television, radio and online media.

C-SPAN Classroom
C-SPAN Classroom is a free membership service that offers resources to assist educators, and specifically civics and U.S. government teachers, in their use of C-SPAN’s primary source, public affairs video.

Editor and Publisher
Reports on all facets of newspapers: newsroom/editorial, new media, advertising, circulation, promotion, public relations, production, news services/syndicates, technology, legal, campus journalism and finance. is a resource that contains data on thousands of public and private high schools in the United States. It offers a extensive search tools and listings of high schools by city and state, including enrollment, student/teacher ratios, and contact information.
JEADigitalMedia is the digital media resource of the Journalism Education Association. This website provides tips and information on journalism tools, including advertising, photography, SEO, audio and videography.

Journalist’s Resource
Based at Harvard’s Shorenstein Center on Media, Politics and Public Policy, the Journalist’s Resource project examines news topics through a research lens. It focuses on surfacing scholarly materials that may be relevant to other media practitioners, bloggers, educators, students and general readers.

Knight Citizen News Network
A one-stop training center for citizen journalists and a showcase for all of the Knight Foundation’s online training endeavors.

Knight Digital Media Center
A partnership of the Annenberg School of Communications at the University of Southern California, Los Angeles, and the University of California at Berkeley’s Graduate School of Journalism.

NYT’s Learning Network Blog
This blog helps teachers to bring the news into classrooms for a variety of subjects. It also provides specific lessons plans for subjects like journalism.

The New York Times in School
Teach with The Times using the printed newspaper, the Replica Edition and

National Council for the Social Studies
NCSS is the country’s largest association devoted solely to social studies education

National Council of Teachers of English
NCTE works to advance teaching, research, and student achievement in English language arts at all scholastic levels.

The National Press Photographers Association
“The Visual Student” blog is a resource for students in all areas of visual journalism.

Nieman Foundation
The Nieman Fellowship program, based at Harvard University, is the oldest and best-known mid-career program for journalists in the world.

The News Literacy Project
Fosters partnerships between journalists and social studies, history and English teachers in middle and high schools to help students sort fact from fiction in the information they consume and create.

Newseum Institute
A “news museum” that provides visitors with a deeper understanding of the role of the First Amendment:

Newspaper Association of America Foundation
Scholastic journalism is a priority of NAA Foundation, which strives to develop engaged and literate citizens through investment in and support of programs designed to enhance student achievement through newspaper readership and appreciation of the First Amendment.

PBS NewsHour Extra
Using the standards and resources of PBS’s “NewsHour with Jim Lehrer,” NewsHour Extra provides students and teachers with quality educational resources based on current issues and events.

Poynter’s News University
Tightly focused, interactive learning through Web-browser based courses that can be completed anytime and anywhere. These interactive, free or inexpensive courses appeal to journalists at all levels of experience and in all types of media. Students and advisers should check out the “Be a Reporter” game.

Sunshine Week
Part of a year-round effort run by ASNE in which the news media engages the public about the importance of open government. The site includes materials for scholastic journalists.

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