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Resources for Journalists

American Society of News Editors

The American Society of News Editors promotes fair, principled journalism, defends and protects First Amendment rights, and fights for freedom of information and open government.

Asian American Journalists Association

The Asian American Journalists Association offers educational, skills training, and professional development programs for members, as well as guidance on coverage of Asian American and Pacific Islander (AAPI) issues for the journalism industry.

Associated Press Managing Editors

The Associated Press Media Editors works closely with The Associated Press to foster journalism excellence and to support a national network for the training and development of editors.The Associated Press Media Editors works closely with The Associated Press to foster journalism excellence and to support a national network for the training and development of editors.

Association of European Journalists

The AEJ brings together individual journalists through their membership of the national sections.

The Association of Schools of Journalism (ASJMC)

The Association of Schools of Journalism and Mass Communication promotes excellence in journalism and mass communication education.

Center for Independent Media

The American Independent News Network (formerly known as the Center for Independent Media) investigates and disseminates news that impacts public debate and advances the common good.

Committee to Protect Journalists

The Committee to Protect Journalists (CPJ) promotes press freedom worldwide and defends the right of journalists to report the news without fear of reprisal.

European Journalism Centre

The European Journalism Centre (EJC) is an independent, non-profit institute, based in Maastricht, Limburg, The Netherlands.

Fund for Investigative Journalism

The Fund for Investigative Journalism supports investigative reporting projects around the world.

Global Investigative Journalism Network

The Global Investigative Journalism Network is composed of nonprofit investigative journalism organizations that produce stories, conduct training, provide resources, and encourage the creation of similar nonprofit groups.

1H2O – the water website

One Water enables journalists, communities and media makers from around the world to address the world’s water challenge from their unique perspectives allowing local voices to join the global conversation about water.

International Association of Religion Journalists

The International Association of Religion Journalists (IARJ) is a global network of journalists promoting excellence in the coverage of religion and spirituality.

International Center for Journalists

The International Center for Journalists (ICFJ) advances quality journalism worldwide through the launch of news organizations, media associations, journalism schools and news products.

International Consortium of Investigative Journalists

The International Consortium of Investigative Journalists (ICIJ) is an active global network of 160 reporters in more than 60 countries who collaborate on in-depth investigative stories.

International Federation of Journalists

The International Federation of Journalists promotes international action to defend press freedom and social justice through strong, free and independent trade unions of journalists.

International Freedom of Expression eXchange

International Freedom of Express eXchange (IFEX) advocates for the free expression rights of all, including media workers, citizen journalists, activists, artists, scholars.

International Journalists Network

IJNet keeps professional and citizen journalists up to date on the latest media innovations, online journalism resources, training opportunities and expert advice.

International Women’s Media Foundation

The International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF) is an organization that is dedicated to strengthening the role of women journalists worldwide.


Internews is an international non-profit organization whose mission is to empower local media worldwide to give people the news and information they need, the ability to connect and the means to make their voices heard.

Investigative Reporters and Editors

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a grassroots nonprofit organization dedicated to improving the quality of investigative reporting since 1975.


J-Lab funds new approaches to journalism, researches what works, and shares practical insights gained from years of working with news creators and news gatherers.

The Joan Shorenstein Center

The Joan Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy is a Harvard University research center dedicated to exploring and illuminating the intersection of press, politics and public policy in theory and practice.

Journalist’s toolbox

The Journalist’s Toolbox provides links and resources for reporters, editors, academics.

Medill National Security Initiative

A resource for covering national security issues. Brought to you by the Medill National Security Journalism Initiative.

National Association of Black Journalists

The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists is the nation’s largest association for Hispanic/Latino journalists.

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association

NLGJA is an organization of journalists, media professionals, educators and students working from within the news industry to foster fair and accurate coverage of LGBT issues.

National Press Club

The National Press Club, a private club for journalists and communications professionals, has been a Washington institution for more than a century.

National Press Foundation

Since 1976, the National Press Foundation has provided professional development opportunities to more than 5,000 editors, producers and reporters, helping them to better understand and explain the impact of public policy on readers and viewers.

Native American Journalists Association

The Native American Journalists Association serves and empowers Native journalists through programs and actions designed to enrich journalism and promote Native cultures.

Overseas Press Club

The OPC seeks to maintain an international association of journalists working in the United States and abroad to contribute to the freedom and independence of journalists and the press throughout the world.

The Pew Research Center for People and the Press

The Pew Research Center for People and the Press provides independent public opinion survey research about American attitudes toward politics and policy.


Poynter is a school that exists to ensure that our communities have access to excellent journalism—the kind of journalism that enables us to participate fully and effectively in our democracy.

Project for Excellence in Journalism

The Pew Research Center’s Project for Excellence in Journalism is dedicated to trying to understand the information revolution by evaluating and studying the performance of the press, particularly content analysis.

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

Public Radio News Directors, Inc. represents news directors and their staffs at public radio stations around the country.

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Pulitzer Center promotes in-depth engagement with global affairs through its sponsorship of quality international journalism across all media platforms and an innovative program of outreach and education.

Religion Newswriters Association

Religion Newswriters Association is a charitable, literary and educational organization whose purpose is to promote excellence in media coverage and in public discourse about religion.

Reporters Without Borders

Reporters Without Borders fights for press freedom all over the world.

Society of Environmental Journalists

The Society of Environmental Journalists is dedicated to strengthening the quality, reach and viability of journalism across all media to advance public understanding of environmental issues.

Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists aims to improve and protect journalism.

Western Knight Center for Specialized Journalism

The Knight Center for Specialized Journalism is a national program which has for 20 years offered free high-level seminars for print, broadcast and online reporters, editors and editorial writers.

World Association of Newspapers

The World Association of Newspapers and News Publishers is the global organisation of the world’s press, representing more than 18,000 publications, 15,000 online sites and over 3,000 companies in more than 120 countries.

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Rebecca Schneider
Rebecca Schneider
Rebecca Schneider ist eine renommierte Expertin im Bereich des Journalismus. Mit ihrem umfangreichen Wissen und ihrer jahrelangen Erfahrung hat sie bereits zahlreiche Texte verfasst und ist für ihre hohe Qualität und Professionalität bekannt. Dank ihrer Expertise und ihrem Engagement für den Journalismus ist sie eine der gefragtesten Autorinnen in der Branche und hat einen hohen Bekanntheitsgrad erreicht.
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