New Voices and J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism collaborate with many projects and organizations. Below is a list of Web sites with related interests.
J-Lab: The Institute for Interactive Journalism
A center of the School of Communications at American University that helps news organizations and citizens use new information ideas and innovative computer technologies to develop new ways for people to engage in critical public policy issues.
Pew Center for Civic Journalism
The predecessor of J-Lab, the Pew Center has been an incubator since 1993 for civic journalism experiments that enable news organizations to create and refine better ways of reporting the news to re-engage people in public life.
John S. and James L. Knight Foundation
The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is dedicated to furthering their ideals of service to community, to the highest standards of journalistic excellence and to the defense of a free press. The Knight Foundation granted J-Lab $200,000 to fund the Batten Awards for Innovations in Journalism in 2011.
The Pew Charitable Trusts
The Pew Charitable Trusts serve the public interest by providing information, policy solutions and support for civic life. Based in Philadelphia, with an office in Washington, D.C., the Trusts make investments to provide organizations and citizens with fact-based research and practical solutions for challenging issues.
The Media Center conducts research, educational programs and symposia and facilitates strategic conversations and planning on issues shaping the future of news, information and media.
Online Journalism Review at USC Berkeley
OJR is committed to covering the full range of journalistic issues in all media, but with a particular emphasis on the Internet. Most of their resources are dedicated to evaluating the emerging field of online journalism, providing readers commentary, monthly features and Web resource databases.
This weblog highlights "informational and storytelling experiences designed and produced for the web."
The Pew Research Center for The People and The Press
An independent opinion research group that studies attitudes toward press, politics and public policy issues. The Center is best known for regular national surveys that measure public attentiveness to major news stories, and for polling that charts trends in values and fundamental political and social attitudes.
Institute for New Media Studies
INMS hosts presentations, projects, research and writings about how journalists and academics can utilize multimedia and interactive technologies to present information in new ways. In 2011, INMS merged with the Minnesota Journalism Center to create a more dynamic center focused on evolving media landscapes.
Project for Excellence in Journalism
The Project for Excellence in Journalism is an initiative to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism.
Pew Internet and American Life Project
The Pew Internet & American Life Project creates and funds original, research that explores the impact of the Internet on children, families, communities, the work place, schools, health care and civic/political life.
Online News Association
The Online News Association is an association composed largely of professional online journalists who produce news for the Internet or other digital delivery systems, as well as academic members and others interested in the development of online journalism. ONA also, in partnership with Columbia University, administers the Online Journalism Awards.
The Poynter Institute
The Poynter Institute is a school dedicated to teaching and inspiring journalists and media leaders. It promotes excellence and integrity in the practice of craft and in the practical leadership of successful businesses.
Society for News Design
The Society for News Design is an international professional organization comprised of editors, designers, graphic artists, publishers, illustrators, art directors, photographers, advertising artists, Web site designers, students and faculty. They hold workshops in design, put out publications on design and hold an annual competition that recognizes the best in newspaper design.
The Newsplex is a prototype multiple-media micro-newsroom for demonstration, research and training in next-generation newshandling tools and techniques. It is housed at the University of South Carolina.
American Press Institute
The American Press Institute is a center devoted solely to training and professional development for the news industry and journalism educators.
The Kettering Foundation
The Kettering Foundation engages in research and activities to understand the way bodies politic function or fail to function. The research is done for practical purposes; it goes into crafting “tools” (study guides, community workbooks, and other exercises) that help a public act responsibly and effectively on its problems.
The Freedom Forum is a nonpartisan, international foundation dedicated to free press, free speech and free spirit for all people.
Pew Center on the States - Stateline.org
Stateline.org was founded to help journalists, policy makers and engaged citizens become better informed about innovative public policies occurring at the state government level.
Investigative Reporters and Editors
IRE provides educational services to reporters, editors and others interested in investigative journalism and works to maintain high professional standards.
Radio and Television News Directors Association
The Radio and Television News Directors Association serves the electronic journalism profession. RTNDA represents local and network news executives in broadcasting, cable and other electronic media in more than 30 countries.
Maynard Institute for Journalism Education
The Institute provides training and services to help news media reflect America’s diversity in content, staffing, and business operations.
An open government initiative led by the American Society of Newspaper Editors and funded by the Knight Foundation.
Knight Chair in Science and Technology Reporting
Michael Pollan, author of The Botany of Desire, is the current Knight Chair in Science and Technology Reporting at the University of California-Berkeley.
The Nieman Foundation for Journalism
Knight Foundation grants fund various programs at this Harvard University institution, including grants for visiting Latin American reporters and the Nieman Program for Narrative Journalism.
Media and American Democracy Project
The Media and American Democracy Project at Harvard University is an annual institute that helps secondary school educators teach the fascinating yet complex ideas associated with the role of the media in our democracy.
Knight Science Journalism Fellowships
The Massachusetts Institute of Technology conducts this yearlong program for experienced journalists who cover science, technology, medicine, or the environment or journalists who wish to prepare themselves to cover these fields.
Knight Center for Journalism in the Americas
Based at the University of Texas at Austin, this program conducts training and outreach for journalists in Latin America, aimed at advancing press freedom and democracy.
Harry Ransom Humanities Research Center
This center, also at the University of Texas at Austin, promotes the study of the arts and humanities.
Associated Press Managing Editors
The APME, composed of American and Canadian managing editors whose newspaper are members of the Associated Press, is dedicated to the improvement, advancement and promotion of journalism by their own newspapers and through their relationship with the AP.
NewsHour Online Extra
This Web site, associated with PBS’ NewsHour, provides national and world news for high schoo students and teachers.
WGBH Educational Foundation
This nonprofit corporation from Boston’s public broadcasting group provides educational programming on TV, radio and the Internet.
NOW from PBS
This weekly hourlong news program offers insights and analysis on current issues and events.
Public Broadcasting Service
PBS runs the United States’ 349 public television stations, providing educational programming that serves nearly 100 million people every week.
John S. Knight Fellowships
Stanford University’s one-year fellowships offer mid-career journalists an opportunity to hone their skills and improve their understanding of the world.
Knight Chair in Investigative and Enterprise Reporting
Brant Houston is the current Knight Professor of Investigative and Enterprise Reporting at the University of Illinois.
John S. Knight Writing Program
Cornell University’s program supports writing seminars and writing intensive courses in a broad spectrum of academic disciplines and at all levels of undergraduate education.
Hechinger Institute on Education and the Media
Columbia University’s Hechinger Institute is dedicated to fair, accurate and insightful reporting about education by print and broadcast journalists.
Knight-Bagehot Fellowship Program
The Knight-Bagehot Fellowship Program in Economics and Business Journalism offers qualified journalists at Columbia University the opportunity to enhance their understanding and knowledge of business, economics, and finance.
Knight Chair in Business Journalism
Sylvia Nasar, author of A Beautiful Mind, is the current Knight Chair in Business Journalism at Columbia University.
The Knight Foundation funds scholarships for minority or diversity-focused journalism students at the University of Florida.
Knight Chair in Journalism Technologies and the Democratic Process
Melinda McAdams is the current Knight Chair on Journalism Technologies and the Democratic Process at the University of Florida.
Association of Health Care Journalists
The AHCJ, part of the University of Minnesota’s School of Journalism, is dedicated to improving public understanding of health and health care.
Knight Chair in Media and Religion
Diane Winston is the current Knight Chair in Media and Religion at the University of Southern California.
Center for the Study of Journalism and Democracy
This inter-disciplinary program launched in the Fall of 2002 at the university’s Annenberg School for Communication to review the performance and quality of journalism in the United States, and to develop methods for measuring and improving the profession’s effect on American democracy.
Knight Chair in Environmental Journalism
The Environmental Journalism program at Michigan State University’s School of Journalism was founded in 1994 to train students and journalists to research, report and write about environmental issues.
Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism
Haynes Johnson is the current Knight Chair in Public Affairs Journalism at the University of Maryland.
Knight Center for Specialized Journalism
This University of Maryland program conducts high-quality seminars to train journalists nationwide in in subjects related to law, health, science, society, demographics, national and international affairs.
Knight Chair in Health and Medical Journalism
A Knight Foundation grant funds the University of Georgia’s Grady College in its efforts to develop and teach undergraduate and master’s courses in health and medical journalism and create an outreach program aimed at improving the flow of health news to impoverished areas of the South.
Knight Professor in Constitutional Law and the First Amendment
Jack M. Balkin is the Knight Professor in Constitutional Law and the First Amendment at Yale University.
Knight Chair in Computer-Assisted Journalism
Stephen K. Doig is the current Knight Chair in Computer-Assisted Journalism at Arizona State University’s Walter Cronkite School of Journalism and Telecommunication.
Knight Chair in Mass Communication Research
Phillip E. Meyer is the current Knight Chair in Mass Communication Research at the University of North Carolina.
School of Journalism and Mass Communication,
University of North Carolina
The Knight Foundation funds journalism education efforts at UNC.
Center for Science and Medical Journalism
The Knight Center for Science and Medical Journalism at Boston University is dedicated to improving the quality of science and medical journalism worldwide by training students and veteran journalists to recognize, investigate, analyze and explain scientific and medical findings and issues.
Knight Chair in Broadcast Journalism
A Knight Foundation grant funds this chair at Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism.
Institute for Rural Journalism and Community Issues
ThisUniversity of Kentucky center works to help non-metropolitan journalists define the public agenda for their communities, grasp the local impact of regional and national issues, and interpret rural issues for national media.
Federation of American Scientists
The Federation of American Scientists focuses the resources of the scientific and technical community on some of our nation’s most critical challenges.
Prime Movers Project
This George Washington University program brings experienced journalists, especially women and minorities, into high school classrooms to help students launch school journalism programs.
Knight Chair in Editing
Jacqui Banaszynski is the current Knight Chair in Editing at the University of Missouri.
Lee Hills Chair in Free Press Studies
Amy McCombs is the current Lee Hills Chair in Free Press Studies at the University of Missouri at Columbia.
Knight Chair in Political Reporting
Charlotte Grimes is the current Knight Chair in Political Reporting at Syracuse University.
This Syracuse University project offers comprehensive access to the workings of the federal government.
Knight Fellowship in Newsroom Graphics Management
This program allows mid-career professionals to earn a Master’s degree from the School of Visual Communication at Ohio University.
The University of Alabama’s new program will create a master’s degree program in community journalism.
Center for Integration and Improvement of Journalism
San Francisco State University’s CIIJ develops programs and conduct research aimed at recruiting, retaining and revitalizing journalists and journalism educators, and seeks to make journalism more inclusive from the classroom to the newsroom.
Knight Chair on the News, Leadership and Community
Pam Fine is the current Knight Chair on the News, Leadership and Community at the University of Kansas.
The Knight Foundation helps to fund WNYC’s On The Media, a news site and radio show covering media efforts worldwide.
The Journalism Zone
University of St. Thomas
James K. Batten Professorship in Public Policy
Paul-Henri Gurian currently holds the James K. Batten Professorship in Public Policy at Davidson College.
Knight Chair in Journalism Ethics
Ed Wasserman of The Miami Daily Business Review and The Miami Herald was named Knight Chair of Washington and Lee University from 2003-2012. The seat is currently vacant.
Native Media Center
The Native Media Connections program works throughout the year to improve relations between area media organizations—newspaper, television, radio—and Native peoples and media at University of North Dakota.
Knight Chair for Journalism Student Enhancement
Joe Ritchie, veteran national editor and foreign editor at The Detroit Free Press, guides students through professional development programs at Florida A&M University.
The Fund for Constitutional Government
The Fund for Constitutional Government is a publicly supported, charitable, nonprofit corporation established in 1974 to expose and correct corruption in the federal government and other major national institutions through research and public education.
National Security Archive Fund
The National Security Archive combines a unique range of functions in one non governmental, non-profit institution.
The Carter Center
The Carter Center in partnership with Emory University, is committed to advancing human rights and alleviating unnecessary human suffering. Founded in 1982 by former U.S. President Jimmy Carter and his wife, Rosalynn.
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