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Journalism - Subject Guide

Websites and Organisations

Selected Journalism Websites

Australian Broadcasting Corporation - The home page of the ABC. Contains information about the ABC's television and radio programs, including some transcripts, and current news headlines.

Australian Policy Online - An open access research database of over 20,000 publications sourced regularly from over 2,500 government, NGO, academic and media organisations and journals in Australia, New Zealand and internationally. Subjects covered are: Creative and digital, Economics, Education, Environment, Health, Indigenous, International, Justice, Politics, Social Policy, Urban Policy & design.

Australian Press Council - The Australian Press Council was established in 1976 and is responsible from promoting good standards of media practice, community access to information of public interest, and freedom of expression through the media.

The Conversation - A network of not-for-profit media outlets that publish news stories written by academics and researchers.

Crikey - An independent news website featuring commentary on politics, media, business, culture and technology.

Guide to Internet Information Sources for Ethical Australian Journalists - This guide points to sources of factual or background information, such as business information, cases, databases, directories, economic data, government departments and policies, industrial awards, legislation, reports, statistics, trade figures and policy, as well as basic reference tools. The emphasis is on Australian material, however international sites are also included.

Media Watch - ABC forum for media analysis and comment.

New Pages - News, information, and guides to independent bookstores, independent publishers, literary periodicals, alternative periodicals, independent record lables, alternative newsweeklies and more. 

Nieman Journalism Lab - Harvard University site that covers business models, mobile & apps, audience & social, aggregation and discovery, reporting & production.

Reuters Institute for the Study of Journalism (Oxford University) - Academic research covering factsheets, books, reports, academic articles, working papers, and news.

Women in Journalism - Oral history project which includes comprehensive, full-life interviews with women journalists who have made significant contributions to society through journalism since the 1920s.