Created by the Renaissance Journalism Center, a project of San Francisco State University’s Journalism Department, these online tools, tutorials and resources are "designed to help nonprofits and ethnic and community news organizations navigate the often intimidating and ever-evolving new media landscape." Includes Video, Social Media, Monitoring & Metrics, Blogging, Audio and SEO.
The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services' 12th Report on Carcinogens, released June 2011, includes 8 new substances: industrial chemical formaldehyde and a botanical known as aristolochic acids, as well as captafol, cobalt-tungsten carbide, certain inhalable glass wool fibers, o-nitrotoluene, riddelliine, and styrene.
Mozilla and the Knight Foundation have partnered to bring web technologists and journalists together worldwide to invent the future of news. Submit your ideas for the opportunity to take part in the Knight-Mozilla Learning Lab in July 2011 and earn a paid, one-year Knight-Mozilla Fellowship at a leading news organization.
PDF versions of books published by the National Academies Press are now downloadable to anyone free of charge. This includes a current catalog of more than 4,000 titles plus future reports produced by the Press.
Reporting guides written by seasoned investigative reporters offer helpful techniques for conducting interviews and using data. Tech Tools offers dozens of free tutorials and videos on branding, website development, blogging, digital audio and podcasting, taking and managing digital photos, shooting and editing video, scripting and voiceovers, and online reporting techniques like crowd-sourcing.
SEJ has compiled a set of key information resources for anyone reporting on or following nuclear developments in Japan or elsewhere, including the United States. You'll find news sources, nuclear agencies, industry, scientist and environmental groups.
Floods are a predictable occurrence in many parts of the country, causing death, misery, and untold property damage. But they are more than a disaster story. The human toll can often be prevented, and there are stories about prevention, planning, response, and recovery.