If you're looking for information about diversity in higher education as well as the profession, check out Mass Communicating: The Forum on Media Diversity. The site, which features among its resources a searchable database of 2,000 academic and professional journal articles, books and conference papers, is run by LSU's Manship School of Mass Communication. You can contribute to the site by sending your research, events, resources or other information to site founder Ralph Izard or webmaster Masudul Biswas.
This list is dedicated to sharing the knowledge of editing professors, but anyone interested in the craft of editing is welcome to join. That means everyone - because every journalist is an editor at some point in the process,
An extensive listing of jobs and internships for journalists of color in newspapers, radio, television, magazines, public relations, and much more. You can create a personal account and post your resume for employers to view. Academic jobs are also posted.
The job database includes internships, freelence openings and listings for academic jobs. It's maintained by University of California at Berkeley's journalism graduate school.
The toolbox housed at the Society of Professional Journalists has gathered more than 250 job and internship sites.
Gerald Grow, Florida A&M professor, notes: Hot Potatoes is software for learning, not for testing. It does not provide the kind of security you need for ironclad testing, but it is excellent as a teaching tool and can be used for testing in situations where students are monitored (to watch that they do not manipulate the code to find the answers).
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The Freedom Forum focuses on three priorities: its Newseum, First Amendment concerns and newsroom diversity. Here's a look at its programs to recruit and train people of color for journalism careers, including the Chips Quinn Scholars Program.
Founded by Robert C. Maynard in 1977, the institute offers training, information about diversity issues and several columns by diversity experts.
The Forum on Media Diversity at Louisiana State University found that only 35 percent of journalism schools address diversity in the curriculum. Its mission is to improve on that.
Poynter offers guidelines, articles, e-mailed columns, a toll-free hotline if you need some advice - even help for students doing research papers.
The First Amendment is one of three areas of interest to the Freedom Forum, along with the Newseum and diversity. The First Amendment Center shares a wealth of resources, from research to legal upates to podcasts. And if you ever wondered how to fill out a FOIA request, this site will tell you.
The center offers free information and advice to student journalists and educators.