Tips for journalists

Bighow Online Journalism Handbook
This covers writing for the web, citizen journalism, professional blogging, how to use Facebook and Twitter, lists of journalism websites, and free tools for journalists. 

Journalists' Toolkit (Mindy McAdams)
Training site for multimedia and online journalists.

Websites on teaching journalism and online skills
Recommended by Mary McGuire, journalism professor at Carleton University in Ottawa.

Journalism organizations

Canadian Journalism Project
"Our goal is to enable a national conversation about the achievement of, and challenges to, excellence in Canadian journalism and provide a convenient and trustworthy source of information and commentary. Launched in the spring of 2007, the site provides a source for news, research, commentary, advice, discussion and resources. It also includes links to other organizations that recognize and support excellence in journalism."  Includes resources for journalism educators.

Canadian Association of Journalists
Professional association to promote excellence in journalism.

Canadian Media Research Consortium
Research conducted by UBC School of Journalism, York Ryerson Graduate Program in Communications and Centre d'etudes sur les medias at Universite Laval.

Canadian Journalists for Free Expression
Organization that works to defend and protect the right to free expression in Canada and around the world.

Poynter Institute for Media Studies
"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."

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting
Well-documented criticism of media bias and censorship, particularly in the United States.

Nieman Journalism Lab
The Nieman Journalism Lab is an attempt to help journalism figure out its future in an Internet age.