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this page were compiled and reviewed by Kelly Donovan and Suzanne McSwain.
Poynter Institute resources
This page contains a comprehensive listing of online resources useful to
journalism students. Includes links to information on internships, scholarships,
tips, Web rings, lists, dictionaries, stylebooks, encyclopedias and many more
Detroit Free Press Jobs Page
This Detroit Free Press site has an excellent jobs page which lists
links to info such as tips for better clips and a free journalism career guide.
Joe Grimm, recruiting and development editor at the Free Press, has written dozens
of entertaining and informative columns about journalism careers for this site,
including job-fair do's and do-not's, good and bad cover-letter examples,
questions and answers, résumé hints, internship tips and more.
You may e-mail him career-related questions;
he posts answers to some questions on the Jobs Page.
ASNE "Careers in journalism" page
The American Society of Newspaper Editors' careers page includes links to
an internship guide, the ASNE job-fair schedule, tips on getting your first job,
plus links to newspapers, press associations, job listings and job-search resources.
ASC's Undergraduate Internship Listing
This list, compiled by the Annenberg School for Communication in Pennsylvania,
includes news writing, copy editing, graphic design and photography internships
at newspapers and magazines all over the United States.
The Florida Press Association and Service
This site includes job listings for member newspapers.
Gator Bytes Tools for Journalists and Students
Glenn Danforth, a University of Florida student, added this Web site to Gator Bytes,
his online magazine. His Tools for Journalists and Students page features more than
5,000 links to Web sites about design, graphics, writing, photography, internships,
jobs, Florida newspapers, journalism organizations, press associations, etc.
The Journalist's Toolbox
This site contains more than 3,000 links and is organized by beats and
topics such as photojournalism, editing tools, copy editing, visual journalism,
journalism jobs, crime, legal issues, finding expert sources, public records,
writing/editing tools, sports, entertainment, journalism
organizations and more. The site is maintained by Mike Reilley, a former writer and
editor for the LA Times and Chicago Tribune.
The Society of Professional Journalists
SPJ is a national non-profit organization with about 10,000 members.
The SPJ network includes broadcast, print and online journalists; journalism students and
educators; and prominent media figures such as Jane Pauley, Dan Rather and
David Broder. SPJ promotes ethical behavior, diversity and excellence in journalism,
access to public records and protection of the First Amendment.
Becoming an SPJ member is one of the best things you can do for your career. You
can print an application from SPJ's Web site. Joining SPJ costs students $35, but
it is a worthwhile investment.
U. Maryland College of Journalism
The university's Office of Student Services site offers tips, news and
links relating to journalism internships, contests, scholarships, jobs and graduate study.
Journalism discussions & listservs
STUMEDIA: Student Journalist Discussion List
The STUMEDIA list is a forum of students at more than 300 colleges for
the discussion of all issues of interest to student journalists.
Students involved in campus media are encouraged to join.
To subscribe, click on the link above to
send an e-mail to LISTSERV@uabdpo.dpo.uab.edu. In the body of the message,
type SUBSCRIBE STUMEDIA followed by your real name.
Click here to subscribe
Click here to visit the list's Web site for more information.
If you are interested in media criticism, you might want to join Dr.
Robert Bohle's online discussion group, JaxMedia Watch. The discussion group, similar
to a listserv, provides a "critical eye on Jacksonville and national media."
To subscribe, click the link above to send a blank e-mail to
firstname.lastname@example.org. You will receive a confirmation e-mail to
which you must reply, then you will be added to the discussion group.
Click here to subscribe
News on the Web
The Florida Times-Union
The Florida Times-Union, Jacksonville's daily newspaper, includes most of the news
from its print editions on its Web site, plus community information and various other features.
The Beaches Leader
The Beaches Leader newspaper serves all the area beaches communities, including
Atlantic Beach, Neptune Beach, Mayport, Ponte Vedra and Jacksonville Beach.
UNF's official campus newspaper has a home on the Web. Unlike previous semesters,
the Spinnaker's Web site will be updated every Wednesday during the Fall 2001
semester. Visit the site for the same news that appears in the print edition.
For more information about the newspaper, or to apply for
a position there, call the Spinnaker office at 620-2727 or send an e-mail
Dr. Robert Bohle's Digital Home
Dr. Bohle's Web site contains dozens of links to general journalism sites
and sites that can help you improve your writing, reporting and copyediting skills.
There are also links to study and exam tips, syllabuses for his classes and contact
UNF Communications and Visual Arts home page
Previously, this page featured electronic music and a bunch
of flashing green 1s and 0s. The fancy stuff seems to be gone now, but this page
still doesn't seem that helpful.
UNF Communications program academic information
This page contains the same academic information included in the 2000-2001 UNF
Undergraduate Catalog. (i.e., this information is not up-to-date).