Resources

Below are links to various sites useful to the practice and understanding of journalism. These include job postings, professional organizations, and tools for news literacy and digital storytelling.

 


NEWS LITERACY SITES

These links offer guidance to navigating the world of fake news to separate fact from fiction.

ZSR Guide to Fake News

Wake Forest University’s ZSR library has compiled a guide to help students and faculty navigate the world of fake news.

Tips to Spot False News

Facebook has released a list of tips to help the spread of false news on their social media site.

Fergus Bell

Fergus Bell is a journalist, editor and leading expert in digital news-gathering and verification of user-generated content.


TOOLS FOR JOURNALISTS

These links provide online tools for producing journalism in multiple forms of media.

KnightLab

KnightLab, by Northwestern University, is a site with various digital tools for reporting news, including Timeline and StoryMap features.

Poynter

Poynter Institute for Media Studies is a non-profit school for journalism and global leader in the practice. 

Social Media Tool Kit

The Thomson Reuters Foundation’s social media tool kit offers courses to help identify the best social media outlet to engage your target audience. 

Lynda

Learn software, creative, and business skills to achieve your personal and professional goals.

Journalism LibGuide

This research guide is designed for Journalism students.  You’ll be directed to the resources you may find useful for your research.


JOB & INTERNSHIP POSTINGS

These links show work opportunities for journalists, including jobs and internships.

The fellowship is open to journalism minors and students in other departments, and graduating seniors are eligible to apply. 

CNBC Newsroom Fellowship Program

The CNBC Newsroom Fellowship is a six-month postgraduate program designed to give participants real-world news experience. 

Journalism Jobs

A site with job postings for online media, newspapers, tv, radio, magazines, nonprofits, and academia.

Report for America

Report for America is a nationwide initiative that will send young journalists into the country’s local newsrooms for a year of training and support. Launched by Google News Lab and The GroundTruth Project.

Mediabistro

Mediabistro is a premier job search website listing openings specifically for media professionals.

Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting

The Pulitzer Center on Crisis Reporting is an American news media organization that awards one fellowship per year to a Wake Forest student. 


PROFESSIONAL ORGANIZATIONS

These are links to professional organizations and associations of journalists.

ProPublica

ProPublica is a nonprofit newsroom dedicated to investigative reporting in the public interest.

Society of Professional Journalists

The Society of Professional Journalists is the oldest United States organization representing journalists, including noteworthy figures like NAMES.

National Association of Broadcasters

The NAB is a trade association and lobby group representing the interests of commercial and non-commercial over-the-air radio and television broadcasters in the US.

Investigative Reporters & Editors

Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc. is a nonprofit organization that focuses on the quality of investigative reporting.

Online News Association

The Online News Association is a non-profit organization made up of more 2,000 members. It is the world’s largest association of digital journalists.

National Association of Black Journalists

NABJ is an organization of journalists, students and media-related professionals that provides quality programs and services to and advocates on behalf of black journalists worldwide.

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

NAHJ is dedicated to the recognition and professional advancement of Hispanics in the news industry. Established in April 1984, NAHJ created a national voice and unified vision for all Hispanic journalists.

National Association of Asian Journalists

AAJA was founded in 1981 by a small group of AAPI journalists who felt a need to support one another and to encourage more Asian American and Pacific Islanders to pursue journalism at a time when there were few AAPI faces in the media.