Among other resources, the site has a catalog of feature films from 1893-1972, lists of awards, information about film eduction, etc.
Arbitron Inc. is a media and marketing research firm serving the media—radio, television, cable, and online radio—as well as advertisers and advertising agencies in the United States.
Contains political and physical maps in color, including facts and statistics on countries.
"The Center for Social Media showcases and analyzes media for public knowledge and action—media made by, for, and with publics to address the problems that they share"
This site provides assistance, training, research, and other resources for individuals and organizations involved in online and citizen media. This project explores creative thinking about the intersection of law and journalism on the Internet. The website also provides legal guides and a free (pro bono) legal referral service.
The site offers thousands of resources of interest to Journalists.
This website explores different theories of communication. it has brief summaries of these three models, with a chart for each one. Links provide further resources about the different theories.
Overview of various communication theories at the academic level. This University of Twente site is in the Netherlands.
Comprehensive guide to many resources by category within communications.
"Emphasis is on copyright issues especially relevant to the education and library community, including examples of fair use and policies. Useful copyright charts and tools are continually added to help users evaluate copyright status and best practices. Featured cases include full text of court documents of district court cases that The Center for Internet and Society Fair Use Project is involved with as well as other cases of high interest."
Links to PR firms, including industry rankings.
"Examines specific programs and people, historic moments and trends, major policy disputes and such topics as violence, tabloid television and the quiz show scandal. It also includes histories of major television networks as well as broadcasting systems around the world and is complemented by resource materials, photos and bibliographical information."
This group monitors the factual accuracy of what is said by major political players in the form of TV ads, debates, speeches, interview, and news releases.
FAIR is the national media watch group offering well-documented criticism in an effort to correct media bias and imbalance.
Fair Use of Copyrighted Materials by Georgia Harper
The Copyright Crash Course, University of Texas at Austin Libraries
A comprehensive resource to communication topics.
Provides market research and consulting services around the world. Publisher of the Gallup Poll, a widely recognized barometer of American opinion.
University of Texas Systems Dept.
Constructed by librarians, this site provides Internet resources that are relevant to faculty, students, and research staff at the university level. It contains links to databases, electronic journals, electronic books, and mailing lists.
Provides "news, information, and social networking for the international independent film community. Covers indie documentary and foreign language films, film festivals, interviews, reviews, weblogs and "tools for emerging and established filmmakers."
An independent non-profit that supports PR education and research.
Established and maintained by a consortium of academic schools of information and library science, this site provides links to information on a broad range of subjects. There is a search box to find your subject. Includes Communication sites.
iPOLL's online database contains survey results from academic, commercial and media survey organizations.
A resource to journalism topics.
Limitations on exclusive rights: Fair use—from the US Copyright Office
A nonprofit think tank committed to building a better informed society.
A free educational website for all forms of electronic media, with hundreds of exclusive tutorials covering video & television production, audio work, photography, graphics, and web design, utilities, reference material (e.g. user manuals), industry news and a helpful forum
Contains a number of brief overviews of elements of audio production. They are also available as PDF files that students can print.
a Web-based, not-for-profit, 501(c)(3) progressive research and information center dedicated to comprehensively monitoring, analyzing, and correcting conservative misinformation in the U.S. media.
This website shows the front pages of hundreds of newspapers. Different countries are included. You can choose from thumbnail images to see a large, full-color copy. Use it to explore different styles in journalism.
“ Newswise maintains a comprehensive database of current news, searchable archives, subscription wire services, and advanced information management tools to enhance the value and efficiency of research-based news delivery..."
Partial list of the largest pr firms
"The Pew Research Center for the People & the Press is an independent, non-partisan public opinion research organization that studies attitudes toward politics, the press and public policy issues. In this role it serves as a valuable information resource for political leaders, journalists, scholars and citizens."
The web site for the bi-weekly newsletter Polling Report. This site provides polls from over 36 sources, including Gallup, Harris, Pew Research, and media organizations. Recent polls are listed in the center of the homepage.
The Web site for the Poynter Institute, a non-profit school for journalism located in St. Petersburg, FL. "The Poynter Institute is a school dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders."
"...Online resource and industry directory for film, television, video and digital media production. Developed as a tool for people to locate production products, services and professionals."
Includes a searchable archive of editorials, news, industry research, and special reports.
Includes links to public relations resources, PRSA links, newspapers, magazines and broadcast outlets, corporate information and stock quotes, federal government and politics, and media sites.
This official site has all the information anyone would ever want about the Pulitzer Prize.
Describes itself as "an online touchstone of rumor research," a Web site that uncovers the truth or falsehood of "urban legends."
The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism annual report.
Web sites dealing with Visual Communication. Provided by the University of Iowa.