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Lloyd Sealy Library
John Jay College of Criminal Justice

Communications and Media Studies: Additional resources

Organizations / Online resources

Center for Media and Social Impact  Explores the fast-changing environment for public media with particular attention paid to the evolution of documentary film and video in a digital era. Excellent teaching and learning resources for issues regarding intellectual property and fair use.

Pew Research Center A nonpartisan, nonprofit "fact tank" that provides information on the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world. The Project produces reports exploring the impact of the internet on families, communities, work and home, daily life, education, health care, and civic and political life.

Poynter Online A resource site for journalists.

Journalist's Resource Developed and maintained by the Harvard U.'s Shorenstein Center on the Press, Politics and Public Policy, as part of the Carnegie-Knight Initiative on the Future of Journalism Education, this web site includes information for journalists, students and instructors.

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E-journals and blogs

New York Times Media stories 

FlowTV - a critical forum on television and media culture published by the Department of Radio, Television, and Film at the University of Texas at Austin.

In Media Res - an interactive forum project of the MediaCommons,  a community network for scholars, students, and practitioners in media studies, promoting exploration of new forms of publishing within the field.