Online Journalism

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AlterNet
Website
Online news magazine and community featuring original journalism as well as material from many other independent media sources. AlterNet's aim is to inspire action and advocacy on the environment, hum...
Domestic reality does not match bold words on Internet freedom of expression
Article
2011
The U.S. government gives lip service to online free speech but simultaneously acts in ways to drastically limit freedom of expression.
Frequently Asked Questions about Sources
Article
SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, authors and researchers with the sources they need for their work. SOURCES spotlights organizations, institutions, government agencies, c...
Helping you reach the media: How Sources can help you get more and better media coverage
Article
Media coverage is the most valuable kind of publicity there is because it is based on the news value or information value of what you do or say, and is therefore far more credible than paid publicity ...
How Sources magnifies your Internet visibility
Article
2006
How the high Internet ranking of the Sources Web site helps magnify the public profile of organizations and companies who are listed in Sources.
IntelligentSearch.ca
Website
A web portal featuring topics related to research and the Internet. The home page features a selection of recent and important articles. A search feature, subject index, and other research tools make ...
Media Names & Numbers: Your Connection to the Media
Serial Publication (Periodical)
2000
A comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, consumer and trade magazines, and academic jour...
Net freedom 'at stake' on WikiLeaks
York, Jillian
Article
2010
Internet service providers are cutting access to the whistleblower site, raising broader concerns about online freedom.
Online Survival Kit
Article
2013
This Online Survival Kit offers practical tools, advice and techniques that teach you how to circumvent censorship and to secure yo communications and data. This handbook will gradually be unveiled ov...

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Media Names and Numbers
Published by Sources, Media Names & Numbers is a comprehensive directory of the Canadian news media, including television and radio stations and programs, daily, weekly, ethnic and campus newspapers, ...

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Sources Select Resources
SOURCES SELECT Resources, published by Sources, features articles about and reviews of information resources, research techniques, and other issues of interest to journalists and researchers. SOURCES SELECT Resources app...
The Straight Goods
Over ten years Straight Goods News has worked to become a trusted, progressive Canadian online news source. It evolved from one news website - StraightGoods.ca - to a family of them including: HarperIndex.ca, PublicValues.ca, ...
Wikileaks
WikiLeaks is a multi-national media organization and associated library. It was founded by its publisher Julian Assange in 2006. WikiLeaks specializes in the analysis and publication of large datasets of censored or otherwise r...

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Dean's Digital World Articles
1996
List of Dean's Digital World articles.
Germany: Are online user comments protected by press freedom laws?
Stupp, Catherine
2014
A local newspaper in the western German city of Darmstadt is at the centre of a legal case that will measure whether readers’ comments are protected by Germany’s press freedom laws.
Getting your story into the media
Stories are the heart and soul of the media. Journalism is about telling stories, and good stories require sources # human contacts, the people who provide informed comment and expertise, the people w...
How can you protect yourself from online snooping?
Sources News Release
2013
Reporters Without Borders has published an Online Survival Kit on its WefightCensorship.org website that has tools and practical advice that will allow you to protect your communications and data.
How To Verify Information and Debunk Myths Using Online Tools
Van Ess, Henk
2013
Did Pope Francis play a major role in Argentina’s Dirty War? Reporters published photos of dictator Jorge Videla with a cardinal, allegedly with Jorge Bergoglio, the recently elected Pope Francis. But...
How To Verify Information and Debunk Myths Using Online Tools
van Ess, Henk
2013
Did Pope Francis play a major role in Argentina’s Dirty War? Reporters published photos of dictator Jorge Videla with a cardinal, allegedly with Jorge Bergoglio, the recently elected Pope Francis. But...
Iraq: News website latest target in government's legal offensive against independent media
Sources News Release
2009
Reporters Without Borders condemns the Iraqi governmentâ##s continuing legal offensive against independent news media, which for the first time is also targeting Internet media.
Know who you’re working for and why you’re working
Huertas, Carlos Eduardo
2012
Colombian ICIJ member Carlos Eduardo Huertas talks about the traits of a good investigative journalist, his experience with Wikileaks and why tackling the big, important themes – and sticking to them ...
Middle East and North Africa: Blogging flourishes; governments block and monitor content
Sources News Release
2009
Thousands of writers, journalists, activists, lawyers and others are expressing their dissent and reporting on social issues by blogging throughout the Middle East and North Africa, says a new report ...
Online Journalism
Sources Select Resources Encyclopedia
A definition and discussion of Online Journalism from Wikipedia.
Sources gives you powerful tools to help you stand out from the crowd
An overview of how you can use SOURCES to amplify your message. SOURCES is a media service that connects journalists, editors, writers, producers and researchers with the sources they need for their ...

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MediaSources.ca
Website
A web portal featuring resources about media and the media industry, with articles, documents, books, websites, and experts and spokespersons. The home page features a selection of recent and importan...
Sources Select Resources
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers
Website
1977
Reviews and information about print and online resources for journalists and researchers.