Scribes-Online News

Yes, this list is a jumble. Housekeeping is scheduled for October.


News sites online -- Newspapers, broadcasters and non-traditional

This list grows and shifts depending on the classes I'm teaching in any given semester, but usually has plenty of variety. For more, see

CSMonitor's weblog-style updates on Sept11
NewsLink listings of state, national and world news sites
AJR NewsLink -- regional lists US and International
NAA®: Hotlinks to Newspapers Online
newspaper websites by state
On Line Newspapers -- IFRA list of worldwide sites
newspapers and magazines, by geographic region.
Google Web Directory - News > Media > Journalism
t r u t h o u t
US Newspaper Archives on the Web

Boston & Mass. newspapers & TV online

College papers
cute name for UMass publication
Berkeley Beacon
confusing name for Emerson College publication (once on the corner of Berkeley and Beacon streets)
BC-The Heights
BU Daily Free Press Online
Brandeis-The Justice
The Harvard Crimson Online :: Index
Harvard Independent (weekly)
Harvard University: Selected online publications
Includes Gazette (administration paper), Crimson (student paper)
The Tech at MIT
MIT Student Newspaper
The Northeastern News: Main Page
The Tufts Daily
The Wellesley News
NewsCentral- College Newspapers

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Shawn Tempesta
Formerly part of theAmerican Journalism Review site, Newlink provides lists of online news sites worldwide, including dailies, specialty and campus sites.
Associated Press in Massachusetts - Rhode Island
Massachusetts news & info at
Local iNews for Massachusetts
draws on MassLive and other sources
the MetroWest Daily News
Framingham, Natick, Marlborough etc.
the Daily News Tribune - Waltham
Valley Advocate -- Amherst alternative weekly
Was it more "alternative" before the Hartford Courant (Times Mirror) bought the "New Mass Media" chain? Ironically, the chain was founded by two guys who couldn't get full-time jobs at the Courant.
Amherst, MA Free photo Classified ads
Boston Business Journal
MassLive - Online News and Info for Western Massachusetts €
springfield newspapers; AP wire feeds
Daily Hampshire Gazette-Northampton Massachusetts Massachusetts headline list
FindLaw: list of Massachusetts: News and Media
NewsFlash at MassLive (WMass)
Springfield Union-News
ajr NewsLink | Newspapers | Massachusetts
Community Newspaper Company
Mass Newspapers - e&p mediainfo
Editor & Publisher mediainfo
Boston Globe Online
Boston Globe Online: Low Graphics Version / Latest Massachusetts News
AP Massachusetts wire feed at
Boston Globe Online / Spotlight storyŠ / Your Town / Events Listings
Boston Herald .com - Local/ Regional page
Boston Phoenix
indymedia boston - news
Back Bay Guide
Massachusetts Newspapers (historical)
Town Online: your Massachusetts news hometown cŠ
Town Online Boston: News
Tunes A Brewing - Massachusetts Acoustic Music Š
Town online troubled teens feature
Community Newspapers-Jobs
MassHome Directory of Massachusetts Television Stations
WCVB Channel 5
WHDH TV - Channel 7 - Boston
New England Cable News Front Page
wmbr at MIT
90.9 WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station
ncnn news


Small Town Press
tips, resources, quizzes and info for community newspapers
AJR Newslink newspaper list
News Index
Moreover - news integrator
Newspapers / Media Central
NewsEdge NewsPage: Mass Media
Newspaper & newspapers online directory: Mass...
Internews -- The Internet-Based News Service

Various New England papers

The Taunton Gazette (Maine)
Courier Publications - Downeast Maine weeklies
Camden, Bar Harbor, Ellsworth & Lincoln County papers.
Boston Business Journal
Yale Daily News

The Hartford Courant

Connecticut AP wire via the Courant
Hartford Courant about
Hartford Courant newsroom

Providence Journal
Providence Journal
Burlington Free Press Online Services
The Burlington Free Press Job Search | Search bŠ
! Concord New Hampshire News, Concord Monitor...
Hartford Advocate
The New London Day - Special Features
the Chronicle (Willimantic, Conn.)
GazetteNET -- Northampton

National papers and stories

The Village Voice
New York's classic alternative weekly, now exploring Flash as a news medium.
The New York Times - College Times
"For students" and "for faculty" sections, plus index of news by subjects from social sciences to medicine and area studies.
wsj pulitzer lead 91101
New York Press - New York's Premier Alternative Newspaper. Arts, Music, Food, Movies and Opinion
San Francisco Bay Guardian
Archive of investigative work on Pacific Gas & Electric

Papers named "Gazette" -- Northampton, Mass.
GazetteNET | News -- Northampton, Mass.
Gazette -- Colorado Springs, Colo.
Gazette.Net (Maryland)

StPete Times

St. Petersburg Times Online
The St. Petersburg Times

Saga of Korean Slaughter Wins Pulitzer
San Jose Mercury
Los Angeles Times Site Map
Los Angeles Times - Hunter - daily me
New York Post Online Edition
New York Daily News Online
SF Gate -
Chicago Tribune | Web Specials Full Listing
Welcome to The Cincinnati Enquirer!
usa today on interactive TV failures
WSJ - Money and Investing Update

Outside the USA

International Herald Tribune
National Post Online -- Canada
Al-Ahram Weekly | Front page in English
Weekly edition of Egyptian daily
AL AHRAM Egypt, US Mirror site, partly in English
"The oldest newspaper in the Arab and Third world, and one of the oldest papers in the world" (1876)
National Post Online (Canada)
World News - top stories from world online news services. -The Irish Times - FRONT PAGE
UK Newspapers - All the British Press and New...
Pacific Journalism Online (USP)
The Daily Star: Internet Edition-bangladesh

News portals, daily-me and metabrowsers

I Want Media
aggregator of news stories and media business stories -- alternative press portal
"a portal site to the best of the nation's alternative press--including both sites of alternative weekly newspapers and edgy content-only sites"
Lycos News: Home
breaking news, business, culture, entertainment, environment, health, music, odd, politics, science, sports, technology, world, local by zip code
Moreover :: sample news portals
Quickbrowse metabrowser/daily-me
Newspaper portal at
Links to "Find a paper" categories, "In the spotlight" news about th enews business; chat and job resources.
News-only search engines @ prospect research

Born on Web: zines, portals, dailyme, moreŠŠ


WIRETAP € Teen mag from AlterNet
"Youth in pursuit of the dirty truth."
eC.H.I.C. - International ezine for teenage girls
Based in New Zealand, solicits contributions from teenage girls worldwide.



a collective of independent media and hundreds of journalists offering grassroots, non-corporate coverage...radical, accurate, and passionate tellings of truth.
DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Ter...
a self-supporting Internet publication investigative reporting and analysis in international terrorism, intelligence, Islam, military affairs, English and Hebrew in politics data
Media criticism, and articles on economics, money & politics, environment, history. progressive politics, weekly headlines
See page's "about us"; columnists include Solomon, Durst, Berger; also see its "wiretapmag" for high school kids


Welcome to A.M. Costa Rica
"Your only daily Costa Rican news source in English"
IranMania News


Boing Boing: A Directory of Wonderful Things || technology and culture
Participatory like slashdot, but more on culture and politics, with op-ed and columns.

media €
"a community Web site, helps media makers, educators, nonprofits and activists use documentaries to encourage action and inspire dialogue..."
blueear-forum via yahoo groups
combination of columns and commentary
Blue Ear: Global Writing Worth Reading
News and forum pages "written by its readers and read by its writers"

Low-bandwidth info pages PliNkIT! collection
palm-friendly (low-bandwidth) general news, weather, sci tech, entertainment, travel, sports, financial, people-search info, life, e-mail, etc.
t r u t h o u t
SatireWire | Surprise Settlement Splits Microsoft
CNEWS - Canoe - Canada - Top News
I, Cringely -- computer industry pundit
Convergence: magazine columnist becomes PBS "columnist" online
Internet Scout Weblog - Main Page
Sometimes offbeat, shorter items than the weekly scout report
The Scout Report == what's new and useful online
Weekly newsletter online since 1994, carrying tips about interesting new Websites. Written by professional librarians and subject matter experts who annotate each link.
Urban Desires (zine)
Netweaver--online zine since 1985!
"one of the first publications to be delivered only in electronic form"
Plastic:Recycling the web in real time
news site or weblog? Plastic links to traditional sources, adds comments... inspired by slashdot, but gets its head out of the computer.
Plastic: Media € media columns at
Spyfood presents geekgirl (r)
Adam Gaffin compendium & network world fusion
commonme -- zine/blog
good coverage of microsoft antitrust case by
EDGE -- "the most complex and sophisticated minds"
Digerati, Third Culture & Reality Club The mandate of Edge Foundation is to promote inquiry into and discussion of intellectual, philosophical, artistic, and literary issues, as well as to work for the intellectual and social achievement of society.
Stuck In Traffic Home Page
zine from n.c. Calvin Powers current events cultural phenomena
FindLaw Legal News
Wire feeds at a law-information portal.
Negativland site tells CD profit-margin story
How trade press (and general press) skipped story of music industry profits and shift to CDs. -- online mag with print spinoff
First Monday
Salon Magazine
Lasica on Salon as "best"
FEED Magazine
Arts & Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate
Urban75 ezine - UK direct-action/rave/footie/...
tweaked! World
"an online community portal designed to seamlessly integrate premium content on news, sports, entertainment, health, politics, finances, travel, lifestyle, and other areas..."
World News - top stories from world online news services.
Metafilter | Community Weblog
NewsWatch: Views on the News
links to news sites
NewsWatch: Views on the News, Links
list of media news sites including Jurkowitz and Kennedy
Flak Magazine
Flak Magazine: Review of Black Mass, 05-24-00
The Zine Rack
ibiblio -- formerly
NewYork.Com, All that New York City has to offer, Online.
Leonardo Electronic Almanac
Pacific Crisis - Journalism Online shut-down
News Index
Internews -- The Internet-Based News Service
eGroups : My Groups
Welcome to Latest Headlines
Streetmail - Multimedia News for the 21st CeŠ


Weather Underground:
WSI Corporation-weather services int'l, billerica
landmark communications, weather channel, and more; computerizes raw weather data for TV and other clients.
Weather on

Syndicates & aggregators

Top stories - Moreover... main portal page
Moreover offers 329 edited news categories and 413 unedited, plus service allowing anyone to add part of the feed to their own site.
NewsHub - Headline News Every 15 Minutes
Affiliate network, tucows connection. NewsPage: Mass Media: Traditional Media NewsPage
NewsEdge NewsPage: Mass Media
Welcome to NewsEdge Corporation

Moreover-portal & service

Moreover... news from 1500 sites
Moreover... About us :
Moreover... news headlines from many sources
This company's news portal uses 1800 sources of news and lets other sites display its headlines.

iSyndicate Express - Join iSyndicate Express

PR news releases & services

PR Newswire Home Page
Welcome to Internet Wire!

Wire Services & Newspaper chains

KR Washington Bureau Knight Ridder
KR Washington Bureau | 06/24/2001 | Index for... Advance newspapers, condenast, more
masslive,, mademoiselle, New Yorker, more
The Associated Press
NewsFlash AP wire from Springfield Union
State House News Service - public site
Out of date links to company covers Beacon Hill
AP Regional Wires at
Associated Press Managing Editors
AP Online - AP Digital Provides Breaking News
The Wire - Breaking News from the Associated PrŠ
Gannett home page
Reuters Online News
Reuters Group PLC: News from Reuters

Broadcast news - news radio Boston
Website revised in spring 2002 with its own URL - David Brudnoy
Radio Horizon
Your TV News And Reviews--Your Way--AllYourTV...
BBC News | Front Page
BBC - Radio 4 - Home
BBC's domestic radio news
Canada's : VOA Communications World
Archives of Voice of America program; not an official VOA page
NewsLab: Working for Excellence in TV News
Includes Deb Potter, co-creator of the Meyer-Potter index.
PRI | Home -- public radio international
QuickTime TV - Radio
AR&D -- Essentials for Web Success
audience research report for broadcasters interested in going online.
7 News--ABC NYC
NY Eyewitness News
Eyewitness news, ABC flagship
WMTW Home... Maine ch.8
Public NewsRoom: Page One
NPR newsroom via wbur
Welcome to PRPD Local News, Weather, Sp...
Radio and Television News Directors FOUNDATION
UltimateTV -- United States of America TelevisiŠ
theAntenna : Discussion
iSyndicate: The Content Marketplace: Searchable Video on the Web

Specials at

CNN Interactive - Target: Microsoft
CNN In-Depth Specials - The Next Millennium: ...
CNN - Anniversary Special - How things Work
cnn mille. in Macromedia Flash Gallery


WGBH/Greater Boston

IBSys TV stations - Hearst/Arg & more

Welcome to IBS € Internet Broadcasting System
Syndicate provides web services for Hearst Argyle TV stations and dozens of others around the U.S.
Channel4000 Minnesota
WCCO Minnesota's Hometown Homepage: Local News, Weather, Sports and Entertainment € Channel 4; IBSys flagship - Home
WRAL Channel 5
WCVB Channel 5
Channel 7 KOAT

Radio online

Christopher Lydon - Live Broadcast post-Connection
Former WBUR talk show host now doing webcasts.
north carolina news network -- wral radio net
NPR Online- National Public Radio
NPR News Now: High Tech
Radio Ink Magazine
The Connection, with Christopher Lydon
90.9 WBUR, Boston's NPR News Station
Nibblebox-college radio & more
"entertainment bytes"
WERS 88.9 FM Boston
WUNC 91.5FM Your NPR Station - Recently I Heard
WUNC 91.5FM Your NPR Station - Folk Music
Yahoo! Broadcast
Interesting Radio-Related Resources on the Web
WMBR 88.1 FM Radio Station
Radio Station Finder

Technology Industry & Net News sites

ResearchBuzz: About
Industry News from ap
dig-it & Prosumer Media
planned digital biz/culture mag's preview web site grabs tech headlines from ap, reuters, cnet, zdnet, e&p and more.
NewsFactor Network - Tech News
News on technology, e-business, cybercrime, innovation, market trends, ditgital culture
Linux Today - Linux News On Internet Time.
Online open source software "breaking news" with reader comments.
The Macintosh News Network
Ars Technica: The PC enthusiast's resource
Seybold Seminars
EContent Magazine
syndication, content business, tools...
Welcome to Computerworld | News & Features
Content Wire - Home - Fresh Picks
online headline links and "community" services for online content developers -- News: Page One
"Technology news now" including Dvorak column
ZDNet: eWEEK Homepage
ZDNet AnchorDesk Front Page - communication media industry news
The Register -- UK technophile news
Not just a new-product cheerleader -- critical articles about IT companies, hacks, bugs, etc.
The Register--Mac section of UK industry news site
The Register € uk-based tech news site -- Post-Newsweek government tech news
News Website republishing Washington Post stories related to government and technology, contracts, policies.
Post-Newsweek Tech Media Group
Listed as a FirstGov partner site Valley Talk daily
One Week View - Tech News -
Tech News -
Technology -
Headline story links; resource pages & discussion
Industry News from The Associated Press
Technology latest - Moreover...
The New York Times: Technology-Text Version convergence info
convergence; bob metcalfe
Boardwatch Magazine - Guide to Internet Access and the World Wide Web
InfoWorld Electric Page One
News, Views and a Silicon Valley Diary
Red Herring Online - Technology Business News, Analysis, and Research

DigitalMass Pages

digitalMASS at
digitalMASS at
digitalMASS at

MagazinesŠ -- 25 years of muckraking
Magazine with progressive/left tradition was early on the Web. -- The Mother Jones 400
Investigative reporting on campaign contributions.
Business 2.0 - Reinventing Business
searchable archives of internet-business stories
REASON Online: Home of REASON Magazine (REASO...
[INSIDE] ... former mag, now linked to Brill's Content
eLearn Magazine -- ACM education & technology -- The Mother Jones 400 Home page - 2001 Nat. Mag. award winner
US News & World Report online
Hyena Online - Emerson College's Comedy Magazine / Boston Magazine - For People Who Take Computing Seri...
Professional Mariner Online | Welcome to FORTUNE
TAP: The American Prospect Online
U.S. News Online
New Scientist Planet Science - News, jobs and more from the leading weekly magazine
Welcome to Mediaweek
daily web version
The Hollywood Reporter: Welcome!
ZDNet News
Forbes ASAP
The Nation. Unconventional Wisdom Since 1865.
the Chronicle Online
AJR NewsLink
The MoJo Wire - Interactive Exposés and Politics
The Nation. Unconventional Wisdom Since 1865.
Editor & Publisher Home Page
REASON Online: Home of REASON Magazine (REASON.Š
Whole Earth: Virtual Commons

Niche, opinion, humor & partisan press

Soundings, the nation's boating newspaper
Recent features, tons of boat ads; east coast regional publication (with Great Lakes edition)
regional magazine in niche market
USAPA Home Page -- Army publications
Capitol Hill Blue: The oldest political news ...
Miami Herald: Dave Barry Politics. Technology. Get a clue.
ChronWatch Home Page
Conservative "watcher" of San Francisco Chronicle America's News Page
Bush, Reagan and John Wayne on the front page; busts of Reagan for sale; calls Fox News "more neutral" than CNBC.

Classroom oriented

Scholarship, grad school and resume info. - Student Mainpage


The Webby Awards (News and other categories)
Editor and Publisher EPPY awards (online news)
Editor and Publisher EPPY Awards 2001 Winners,,, win in categories based on their daily print edition circulation. wins for weeklies.

The Public i: Online Investigative Report pro... (with subscriber links)
8:30 a.m. earlybird headlines, today's buzz, almanac of american politics.
Nonprofitxpress -- wral-related newsletter world online radio services
similar to world news, features BBC audio, AP photos
NewsLink | Top sites | U.S. by type
Kidon Media - world press links
Top9 > Popularity Search Engine > News & Media
NewsEdge NewsPage
Salon mag Media page
Media Marvel NewsCenter
aggregator of many services and sites
NewsCenter from Gary Price at GWU
News site links in a dozen categories, including federal government press releases.

Online journalism -- Issues and techniques

For my "online journalism" classes, this section includes resource lists and "deep links" to individual articles, which have a tendency to come and go.

Online Journalism How-To

I on the News (

News/media-related mailing lists

AJR NewsLink list of resources including listservs

MediaChannel--nyu j-discussions

MediaChannel | NY Media Circle
Media News

BFought MassComm Listservs
NewsLib List Information
BFought at Syracuse

General OJ resources

Poynter Bibliographies - New Media - Online Resources
AR&D -- Essentials for Web Success
audience research & development firm's suggestions to TV Web developers, 2001
Online Journalism Review
Online News Association formed - CJR, July/August 1999
online journalism: NEW MEDIA, OLD VALUES An Association Works Toward the "Highest Possible Standards" By Nicholas Stein, CJRąs assistant editor.
Northern Light Special Edition: Publishing an...
CMC Information Sources
CONTENTIOUS: Web-zine for writers, editors, andŠ
C Rich Creating Online Media, table of contents - Online Journalism Resource File
web course resources-facsnet/aejmc
Emerson College Library: Course Guide for WP6...
dig Digital links at NYU

Audiences & statistics

Nua Internet Surveys
Nielsen//NetRatings -- web usage for this week
Number of sessions, unique sites, time spent, active universe.

reader feedback at database-backed sites

Comments for Berlin and Prague, Part 2-PhilG
Berlin and Prague, Part 2 -philG
compare to reader comments 2001 jupiter media metrix
Nielsen//NetRatings press releases
Nielsen//NetRatings top 25

What journalists look for on biz pr sites

Nielsen on Journalists & PR value of sites
Executive summary of $$$ report on what journalists are looking for on organizations' sites.
nyt on Nielsen PR site report
Channel 7 on Nielsen PR report
PR Insight: Corporate Web Sites Score Low in PR

Web Publishing site management tools

NewsML XML for journalism

DeepBridge Content Solutions - quark system integrator in Waltham
Reuters | NewsML showcase
NITF -- News Industry Text Format


Vignette > Customer List
Vignette > Customer List
Vignette > Customer Case Studies > Customer Case Studies > Highwired.Net
Vignette > V/5 E-business Platform > Why do I...

Active Navigation: Information Management Software Solutions
Multicosm; Portal Maximizer used by Channel 4, Britain. Automated information management. on Indymedia IMC
CAMPSITE - open source content management
College Publisher - the JSONS/Beacon engine
Moreover :: Developers' Central
Newsfeeds from Moreover in different formats -- Javascript, Flash, email, XML and more, with wizards and tools.
Teragram (Times e-mail delivery)
Trellix rescues Blogger -nyt
What is Manila?
Frontier-based database-backed content management system with browser-based editing
nando digital workbench
press release about nando's content management and editing product
World Crossing - Public Forums
Thunderstone Home Page
eBusiness Technologies
Autonomy - Automating the Digital Economy
service used by the Herald, BBC
Seybold Report on Publishing Systems, Vol 25, Š
ZDNet: Tech Life
Wayne Green says..Here's the deal on my secre...
Publicus® Online Publishing System, The compl...


CS 310 - Design on Computers
CS 311 - Cybermedia Technologies
General Course Policy

Books, columns and sites about OJ, cmc

Textbooks for online journalism

De Wolk Textbook site at A&B

Rich Online Book

Creating Online Media
Rich - Creating Online Media, Table of Contents

Don't Make Me Think chapter 2 online

kaye-medoff book refs gopher server
gopher:// Gopher/about
"About" file on UMN Gopher; still available in 2001, unlike many gopher addresses.
WXYC 89.3FM -- first online 24 hour radio simulcast
wxyc announces first 24-hour Web simulcast
UNC student station went public 11-8-94 after month of testing by David McConville, journalism grad student, and Michael Shoffner of WXYC.
A Little History of the World Wide Web -
WWW Organization's own timeline/history of ideas leading up to Berners-Lee's proposal, detailed account of Web evolution from 1989 to 1995.
SIU.EDU: Keeping You Connected!!!!!! p28
The site has changed substantially since the screen shot on page 26, taken in August 2000.
Getting Started on the Internet -- helpweb

MIT News in the future

Bender:Design of electronic information
Boston Globe Provides Inside Look at SilverStriŠ
Melrose Mirror Front Page
News in the Future
IBM Systems Journal, Vol. 35, Nos. 3&4, 1996
News in the Future DESCRIPTION

JCMC JournalArticles

Online Journalism: JCMC, VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1
Communication in Learning Environments, Volume Š
Law on the Electronic Frontier: Table of ContenŠ

Comm Culture & Society
Courselinks: Online Journalism
Online Journalism ReviewHOME | Plugged In page
technology news & features at Newsday
Social Communication & Journalism
Online Journalist
UC Berkeley new media conference
Callahan online j book
Newspapers & Technology
Technology Front Page
News, Views and a Silicon Valley Diary
Electronic Journal of Communication

Writing & Editing for online

Online Storytelling Forms --
TV Script to Web conversion checklist
From, tips on fixing capitalization, quotes and other elements of TV news scripts to make them readable as Web pages.
Writing For Multimedia: Michael Butzgy
Multimedia 101, history timeline, terminology, web writing and reference -- originally a 1994 book, updated
The Undiscovered Craft of Web Writing
From "lighthouse on the web," includes report on eye-track project, discussion of non-linear hypertext ficton, etc.
Writing for the Web - sfsu top 10 list
Writing for the Web - Bookmark list from Jakob Nielsen
The "usability guru" puts his own research first, but farther down the page you'll find other good sources about writing for the screen.
Writing For The Web Part 1
Dan Bricklin on writing for the Web
Managed Care: The Issue at
Reporter's Digital How To Archive -- Bowen E&P
E&P - Reporter's Digital How To - C. Bowen
Regular tips column in Editr & Publisher
Allyn & Bacon/Longman: DeWolk Online Journalism text
Feed Mag on Nelson's Literary Machines
ClickZ : Writing Online
Weekly "content thread" by Nick Usborne; also available by e-mail
DaveNet : Edit This Page
Dave Winer on writing for the Web
Hypertext Now: Type and Hypertext - M Bernstein
Eastgate: Hypertext Technology
Archive of CONTENTIOUS stories
Adding Multimedia to Jerusalem Post
IFRA Jerusalem Post on adding audio and video to print newspapers.
What is good hypertext writing?
Digital Journalism at UGA
PC WEEK: Starr Report: The content's not the ...
Writing hypertext copy
Dangerous words -- Centerpiece
Millison: Future Journalist 8/19/99
Independent Media Center -
6/18/99 - How to Write for the Web
Thoughts on Writing
derek powazek on writing for web
writing for web:netscape
S.Outing: How to Write for Web, Kilian
Writing and Editing on the Internet

Nua on online writing

Nua Knowledge Base: Writing shorter (better)...
Nua Internet Surveys: Journalists turn to the...
Nua Knowledge Base: The networks (New Thinking)
Nua Knowledge Base: Back to black on white (...
Nua Knowledge Base: Featuring barenaked hype...
Nua Knowledge Base: User-hostile web design ...
Nua Knowledge Base: Bad web righting (Net St...
Nua Knowledge Base: How to begin a web artic...
Nua Knowledge Base: Why web paragraphs are d...
Nua Knowledge Base: Web headlines that work ...

Jakob Nielsen on Writing

Print Design vs. Web Design (Alertbox Jan. 1999)
Microcontent: Headlines and Subject Lines (AlerŠ
Nielsen: Writing Guidelines & Web Pages
Nielsen: How to Write for the Web (Full Paper)
Nielsen: Writing for the Web
Sun Microsystems web writing

Eyetrack study

Stanford-Poynter Project | EyeTracking Online...
Eyetracking Study of Web Readers (Alertbox Ma...


Advice to Newspapers: Stop the Shoveling /IW ...

hypertext narrative

Feed Mag on Nelson's Literary Machines
Eastgate Hypertext Reading Room
Web Sites Made With Storyspace
Download TK3 Reader
A List Apart: A Case for Web Story-Telling1
Myth of style vs. content
A List Apart: A Case for Web Story-Telling
Electronic Literature Organization: homepage
Arts & Letters Daily - ideas, criticism, debate
from The Insider's Guide to Avant-Garde Capitalism
Blurring Practices: The Work of Art As Public Offering
Alt-X -- What's New?
Literary Hypertext
Alt-X Publishing Network
Unspeakable Practices
Victory Garden Sampler
Hypertext 2000 Proceedings
(( aspergillum gen t l y ))
w.i.p--hypertext novel
JMurray-Hamlet on the Holodeck

katz on J Murray

HotWired: Synapse - Katz
HotWired: Synapse - Katz

Carole Rich on Online Writing

CRich Web news article for poynter
Denmark presentation- Carole Rich
CRich-text-Creating Online Media
Creating Online Media, table of contents

Editing online

Editing Online Documents, Part 5: Editing StrucŠ
Editing Online Documents, Part 1: Introduction Š

Errors, goofs and humor onine America's Newspaper Corrections
This articile notes that newspaper errors sometimes aren't corrected in Web archives. Slipup collects errors for all to see.
NetSlaves: Horror Stories of Working the Web
The New York Times | Rudy Park
Symbolman, the International Symbol Animation
Rudy Park -the comic strip:links
The Beat
Timothy McSweeney's Worldwide Fondness: Danie... Links to newspaper corrections si...

Online newspaper design issues & tools

Homepage Usability: Jakob Nielsen's 2002 book
Study Guide for Nielsen's 'Homepage Usability' Book
Computing Reviews
abstracts of articles and review; includes human interface and tools
10-Point Checklist for Web Design - sfsu
The Ciel Web Page Editing System--group web sites
Explanation of shortcomings of frames, benefits of templates, etc. By Tom Boutell.
NewsML info from International Press Telecommunications Council International Press Tech Council's News Markup Language NML
Home of the NewsML mailing list, overview document etc.
NITF: News Industry Text Format
XML.ORG - The XML Industry Portal PDF-to-HTML conversion
Web tool makes PDF files compatible with screen-reading programs for the visually impaired
PC WEEK: Starr Report: The content's not the ...
Web Application Design (one day)
Creating Online Media, table of contents - Multimedia News for the 21st Century Newsroom
The Des Moines Register Forums - Welcome
The Palm Beach Post
GazetteNET Home Page

Emerson Journalism Sites & Students

JR695 spring00 projects

Mergers and Threat to Democracy on the Internet
Mac's Web Usability Center
Should The Names Of Rape Victims Be Disclosed BŠŠalia_Noe/jr695/ehealth
The daily me - Home
Welcome to CY's JR695 Presentation Homepage...
Entertainment "News"?
Who's a Journalist?
Copyright Protection: Getting Down to the Wire
Grad Catalyst: A Hub for Grad Students


Quei-Hua Yang
nicks page
This is the space for my web siteŠ
Noom's Homepage

OJ-undergrads JR395 spring00
OJ-grads JR695 spring00
Emerson College Society of Professional JournalŠ

Interactivity, feedback to writers

Interviewing by E-Mail: A Viable Option?
A British reporter's view
Plug-in community tools from
advertising supported chat/bbs tools
Philadelphia Online | Blackhawk Down
Dramatic narrative of American soldiers caught in Somalia battle. Run as a serial in Philly Enquirer, posted online daily. Web-only: audio from reporter's taped interviews, Pentagon video, terrific readers-writer interaction forum.
Re Soundings article discussed on Usenet

NYT-Internet update, Jan 2002
katie Haffner update on growth of the net. -- 20-fold in 10 years.
OJR Re: Design: A Redesign With a View
Site review of International Herald Trib -- formatting anomalies with Explorer, but good example of building a review with examples.
Online Journalism Review: Tools of the Trade
articles on xml, searching, media cleaner pro, more.
Poynter internet news weblog - Newmedia Design Guidelines
Web Design for the Mass Media by Bill Kovarik
Links to chapter exercises, media examples and more from Sept.2001 textbook by Radford U. professor.
online-news € mailing list archive via Web
Created by Steve Outing of E&P
DiMA - The Digital Media Association
net radio and webcasting, recording industry suits, copyright law, international angles
Newszine -- A student production of UFL
Gainesville Sun publication by students
Tips for Online Content Businesses in 2001 (CONTENTIOUS: Feb. 20, 2001)
post-shakeout advice on niche markets, making new assumptions; from Amy Gahran
Newspronet € converged media solutions
impact radio news, sweepsfeed & more
Online Publishers Association- Dedicated to r...
Founded in June 2001 by twelve of the Internet's leading content brands, Online Publishers Association (OPA) is an industry trade organization addressing the advertising community, the press, the government and the public. becomes portal for reporters daily digest of comm industry news
Personal publishing guidelines at MSU
Web influence on print journalism design--Wellborn

Online Journalism People & Research

Researchers, online pundits &friends

Vin Crosbie at Digital Deliverance LLC
His parents own the Willimantic Chronicle, the first newspaper I "competed with" in the Willimantic office of the Hartford Courant
Jeff Dvorkin, Ombudsman at NPR
Jeffrey Dvorkin's column on ethical issues, content issues, diversity and more.

Wendy Grossman in SpeakOut/ Article - Recapturing the Spirit of the Internet Article - Would You Pay $1 for this Article?
Intellectualcapital 6/24/99: Grossman: GuerrillŠ
Intellectualcapital 10/14/99: Grossman: The FreŠ

Chris Harper

Harper's courses
DigitalJ-Harper at MIT Conf 98
Harper on MIT DailyMe
Chris Harper Online Articles
Christopher Harper's Web Page

Amy Gahran

CONTENTIOUS: online-content newsletter
Amy Gahran's writing-for-online advice and news.
"The digital marketplace for online content crators and publishers." Seems to have stalled.

UC Berkeley Journalism--Paul Grabowicz
Directs new media program at grad school of journalism
Ellen Hume: Media Analyst and Journalist
Selection of her own articles and link lists
Tom Johnson at BU & SFSU
analytic journalism
Stan Ketterer's Home Page
Steve Klein at Advanced Interactive Media
Bill Kovarik: Web Design for the Mass Media
Author's site for text book that covers design, structure, multimedia and law applied to online news sites. Author graciously cites my WRAL research. (Mouseover "design")

JD Lasica on online issues

OJR J.D.'s Web Re 911 WTC
JD Lasica's Home Page
interviews with Koppel, Negroponte, Fallows, Barlow & Kalb; articles on Daily Me, Broadband, credibility
Lasica: Online publishing and investigative journalism
Lasica: How to be an online journalist
Online resources from Lasica -- ethics, tech news
Where does a talk radio refugee go when he can't find a radio station? The Web, at least for a little while.
Michael Manning

Mindy McAdams

Doug Millison OnlineJournalism
Walt Mossberg- Technology WSJ

Steve Outing
"The digital marketplace for online content crators and publishers." Seems to have stalled.
02/11/98 - A Tale of 2 Newspaper Web Redesigns:Š
4/26/99 - Web Community News (koz)
6/18/99 - How to Write for the Web
8/25/99 - Local TV Online Strategies
8/27/99 - Advice for College Media
9/8/99 - The (Un?)Importance of Old-Media BrandŠ
9/15/99 - E-mail Publishing Book
9/17/99 - Conference Lessons
9/20/99 - Internet Content Tips
9/29/99 - Moving a Print Career Online
10/13/99 - Following Internet 'Fads'
11/03/99 - The 30-minute Deadline
12/1/99 - DOs and DON'Ts for News Sites
12/8/99 - Web Sites: Keep It Simple
12/15/99 - Get Personal With Your Web Site
Archive of "Stop the Presses!"

Jane Singer

JSinger: JT326 Syllabus (Spring 1999)
JSinger on OnlineJ Roles

Mitch Stephens' travels
Video experiments, articles on globalization & more by NYU journalism prof during around-the-world trip
FEED | Mitch Stephens - The Little Slit in the Americas
Panama canal visit on round-the-world trip; one of the last articles before FEEDmag's hiatus
Sreenath Sreenivasan
Matt Welch, OJR freelancer, WarBlog

Newspaper-sponsored online communities

See "GeekCivics" sections on interactivity and community

Examples of newspaper communities - Forums
NCneighbors -- Calendar and Community Guide
Web Crossing - Home
Phillyburbs communities page
The Pantagraph
My Town Koz site
MyTown interest guide, KOZ-powered
King County Journal
The Gazette
The Digital Edge: Building Revenue Through Co...
Dun and Bradstreet
Abuzz -- Times and Globe

Nov. 9, 1999: Clarifies Reported RelatiŠ
critique of newspapers' "community" sites, abuzz
Knight Ridder and Times cut back community publishing efforts.

New ideas & future of journalism online

Business 2.0 -TV That Works Like the Web
Interactive, archived, searchable television? in politics data
The New York Times Magazine How-to issue
Interesting front-page menu
Hog Watch € from Environmental Defense
Note relationship to News & Observer's Pulitzer.
Online Election News Poll -- Pew Center
Fallows on OJ; interview by Lassica
Online journalism will transform ‹ not displace ‹ the mainstream media, says noted press critic and former editor-in-chief of U.S. News & World Report
AJR NewsLink 1998 growth of online news
Eric Meyer: tentative total for the number of newspapers online worldwide as of Sept. 27, 1998, was 4,925.
Surviving in Cyberspace-ajr sept2000
NEWSEUM: The Adventures of Chip Tracer, Cyberjournalist
What's at Stake‹Journalism --

online news evaluations & comment   Open Media
Internet issues project from
Speakers Discuss Digital Journalism at MIT 1998
Tour Our New Home Page
mindy on redesigns
harper on chicago trib online
ajr on newspaper design
Greenspun-web case studies
AJR NewsLink on citizen web journalists
TAP: James Fallows: "But Is It Journalism?," NoŠ
TAP: James Fallows: But Is It Journalism?
Journalists underuse hypermedia
What I Saw in the Digital Sea - CJR, July/AugusŠ
Online Digests Help Readers Cope With Informa...
The Revolution Will Not Be Downloaded - Tech News Watch
Making News Work on the Web
1997 article on failure of legacy news media to use Web's strongest points

Research & teaching about online

Online Publishing News
lots about ads, publishing-related products, e-mail newsletters
VCU On The Lege: Roundup of General Assembly News
Journalism class's online state capitol news bureau

rtnda reports about online

Internet Technology
LOCAL WEB NEWS case study 2001
Guide to Building a Newsroom Web Site 1998
Wired Journalist: Newsroom Guide to the Internet

courses in OJ elsewhere

JSinger: JT326 Syllabus (Spring 1999)

Online J at Medill

Student Work - Medill New Media Program
Medill New Media Program

JOMC 050 @ unc

JOMC 050 Summer '98

NewsPort: an advanced journalism workshop at sfsu
Advanced Websites--Tom Gould
Multimedia Communications Laboratory -BU
University of Miami Computer-Assisted ReportingŠ
New Media Laboratory, Department of Journalism Š
JRN494 Multimedia Journalism € ASU
College of Communication at Boston University

Kovarik book on media web design

Bill Kovarik: Web Design for the Mass Media
Author's site for text book that covers design, structure, multimedia and law applied to online news sites. Author graciously cites my WRAL research. (Mouseover "design")
Web Design for the Mass Media Ch2 Assignments
Web Design for the Mass Media chapter 1, Kovarik
Full text of first chapter of Bill Kovarik's textbook.
Web Design for the Mass Media Link Lists

Vanderbilt Cyberlab for Internet Behavior
MIT Media-in-Transition Articles
The Media Audit -- local market studies
Electronic Journal of Communication issue2 on journalism
Electronic Journal of Communication issue on Journalism
AEJMC: Resources for Teaching Web Courses
Issues in OJ Research -- Deuze, 1stMonday
Site Index > Mindy McAdams
New Media Laboratory, Department of Journalism Š
Carole Rich -online style--poynter
Convergence | the journal of research into ne...
Convergence | Singer, ed.; Garrison, Aikat papers
Resume: Consulting Services
Salon 21st | Let's Get This Straight: Sad and lonely in cyberspace?
HomeNet at CMU
HomeNet comminfo
Annotated Bibliography on Broadcast Research
Center for the History of Print Culture in ModeŠ

new reporting & delivery ideas

E - Ink: plastic "paper"
mit and xerox parc spinoff
Newspapers & Technology - e-ink electronic paper
MIT Xerox spinoff at
goReader ebook
OJR Pryor: Immersive News Technology: Beyond Convergence
enhanced multimedia; sound, haptics etc. oct 11, 2000
OJR, Research: What We See and Hear: Accessing News
3d, scent, touch and other possibilities
New media research labs -- ojr
Pavlik on publishing systems and advanced tools; watermarking, digital signatures, encryption
Implications of Mobile Journalist Workstation
Journalist's Guide to the Internet, A: The Net Š
multimedia journalists-poynter
The New York Times email services

Internationalism & Online news

Internews: International & Internet news review
Open media issues, and special section on Inetenr
Content Summit.01 - 1001 Zurich conference
online publishing conferences and services

MIT Media Lab projects re news media & info

Fishwrap Documentation
Information:Organized, Corley at MIT Media Lab
Formerly "News in the future" project; now broader look at description, design and critique of information; tools for public discourse. Looking 10-15 years ahead.
Broadcasting Research, Bove, MIT Media Lab
"Broadercasting": developing new production and post-production methods; creating program material with responsive behaviors; broadcasting to a variety of devices beyond traditional TV and radio receivers; and enabling anyone to produce and broadcast.
E-Publishing Research, Bender, MIT Media Lab
SilverStringers newspaper projects, context-sensitie dynamic content; scalable resources; data-hiding, media transcoding, affective computing, and learning agents. Health-monitoring devices, language-modeling; info tagging beyond watermarking

dot.Journalism for journalists -- uk
Meeting the Online challenge By Colin Meek
ResearchBuzz -- Internet Research News and In...
Content Conference 2001 Presentations - Al Tompkins
Poynter-ONA credibility study 2002
Includes discussion list, exec study, PDF report.
Column Archive -- Personal Technology from Th...
Personal Technology from The Wall Street Journal
online-news mailing list, via Poynter
current 2002 address for this venerable e-mail list for online journalists & publishers (separate list for writers and for the business side)
NewsFuture - December 2001 seminar
Online News Association (ONA)
Awards and annual convention in late October; researhc programs include digital journalism credibility study.
Canadian paper fixes and annotates flawed stories.
About Transom
Woods Hole based alternative public radio organization
Transom - A Showcase & Workshop for New Public Radio

The Web & broadcast news (Radio & TV)

Broadcasters are doing some creative things with the Web, adding depth and archival materials to documentaries, discussions and "deadline every minute" coverage.

RTNDA/F Online publications

The Future of News--RTNDA Publications online
Includes Local Web News case studies, Wired Journalist, Digital Radio, and more.
RTNDA Guide to Building a Newsroom Website (Cover)
Offers choice of text or graphical versions.
Newsroom Web Site - Starting Out-rtndf guide 1998
Ch.1 of Graphically-enhanced version of RTNDA inro booklet for TV managersinterested in going online in 1998.
Newsroom Website - text credits rtndf guide 1998
Text-only version of onling booklet for TV stations thinking about Web site development.
Internet Technology-rtndf on Web staffing Oct.2000
October 2000 report on Web staffing at TV stations, promotion, profits, etc.
Internet Technology New Tools -- rtndf Nov.2000 article
Moving News to the Web;Michael Murrie, Communicator: New tools for radio and TV newsrooms doing web sites: NewsBos, WebCaster; Dalet TeamNews &Web Portal; AvidNews+Newstar=iNews and, AP EPNS etc.
Wired Journalist: Newsroom Guide to the Internet -rtnda
Graphical version and text version
RTNDF home page
Wired Journalist: Newsroom Guide to the Internet
Wired Journalist - Introduction (text)
Wired Journalist - Wired News Gathering (text)
Wired Journalist - Training Exercises (text)
Wired Journalist - Stories From Cyberspace (text)
Wired Journalist - Online Resources (text)
Wired Journalist - A Final Word (text)
The Future of News € RTNDF
Wired Journalist -Text Intro
PC Mike Wendland
RTNDF: News Judgment and Ethics

Digital TV technology, incl. TiVO, Replay

Access DTV - Digital Television with HDTV Digital TV for your PC
capitol broadcasting, raleigh - WRAL HD - Frequently Asked Questions - WRAL Info - Links To Digital And HD Resources - WRAL Info - WRAL Redefines Local News With All-HD Newsroom - WRAL Info - History Of WRAL Digital - first HD Newscast
Welcome to Black Telephone!--UCLA DV Blog
digital video links and info unity dv
Technology Could Soon Hand TV Control to the ViŠ
digital vcr revu
Replay TV

Interesting TV station online sites

Your TV News And Reviews--Your Way--AllYourTV... weblog by Rick Ellis
KGW.COM - portland ore
#2 most-visited local tv news site, jan 2001, according to pc data; a BELO group site Home Page Norfolk
#1 "most-visited" local tv site jan 2001 PCDATA, a BELO group site

New online-tv syndicates; belo, ibs

Welcome to IBS € Internet Broadcasting System
Hearst-Argyle, channel4000, WRAL, click2houston, and more
Belo € tv group with top-rated web sites
With more than 8,500 employees and revenues of $1.5 billion, Belo is one of the nation's largest media companies; includes Providence Journal and Portland, Norfolk

Sites & services re convergence

Resources : Webstation Lounge of NATPE
TV programming executives site has page about Web, but it was empty last time I checked. This group also gives Web awards to TV station sites.

Audience R&D for web broadcasters

AR&D -- Essentials for Web Success for broadcasters
AR&D -- Essentials for Web Success 1999-2
AR&D -- Essentials for Web Success 1999
AR&D -- RTNDA Web / Convergence report
audience research & development

Lost Remote TV convergence site

Lost Remote TV New Media News & Jobs
Lost Remote TV Convergence--home page
Subscribe to Lost Remote
Lost Remote--assignment ed unauthorized use
Lost Remote-fixing online news
LR-Take Breaking news to the extreme

Examples OF convergence & synergy

NPR tunes in to multimedia reporting - Tech N...
NPR : Afghanistan Raid a Mistake, U.S. Milita... - Centerpiece
The Connection Blog.
PBS radio program not only covered the "blog" phenomenon, but also provided a good example of adding Web values to radio.

Combining story, raw interview

NPR - All Things Considered--Brock story July2 2001
Story page includes "as broadcast" audio, plus full transcript and audio of interview
NPR - All Things Considered interview transcript
Totenberg-Brock interview July 2001

WRAL Russia story

WRAL OnLine - To Russia With Music
WRAL OnLine - To Russia With Music
WRAL OnLine - To Russia With Music
WRAL OnLine - To Russia... with Music: First ...
WRAL OnLine - To Russia... with Music: Introd...

Articles about convergence & synergy

Behind the curve: Local TV not much news
Deborah Potter in AJR July/August 2000; says local stations aren't putting much real news online, despite potential of the medium.
OJR Terry Anzur: Broadcast News: The Web's Be...
RTNDA/F News Release re Local Web News study 03/01
Internet Technology Summit -- RTNDA Local Broadcast News
OJR TV News Websites: The Myth of Convergence
"No one is going to local news sites"; but network sites draw visits
A Digital Divide Threatens Public TV
In Search of Law and Order: Reclaiming America'Š
Combining Web and TV
Interesting People (199305): NPR Meets the Internet
Carl Malamud post to Interesting People list about putting live NPR Talk of the Nation on his Internet Town Hall MBONE broadcast.
TV local web -- media audit
International Demographics Inc.
AJR NewsLink Synergy City at Chicago Tribune ajr
QuickTime TV - Radio

Radio online

Radio Horizon-online radio journal
NPR: America Responds -- The Front Lines
NPR : Afghanistan Raid a Mistake, U.S. Milita...
NPR tunes in to multimedia reporting - Tech N... - Centerpiece -- Portraits of Grief
Web-Radio - Listen to Radio on the Web!
Web Accessible News/Public Affairs Audio/Vide...
BBC - Radio 4 - Home
BBC - Radio - Listen / Explore / Interact
Revolutionary Islam : Inside Out with Michael...
Inside Out: Leap Of Faith
NPR/WBUR documentary on Bush's "faith-based initiatives" program
Inside Out Documentaries -- books & programs online -- news programs
The Connection

TV Script to Web conversion checklist
From, tips on fixing capitalization, quotes and other elements of TV news scripts to make them readable as Web pages.
Current Online | NPR News editors go digital 1998 - Homepage
Transom - A Showcase & Workshop for New Public Radio
Radio with pictures and text --convergence
NPR radio reporter's digital camera puts evidence online to support his scoop in Afghanistan.
Current Online | NPR News editors go digital 1998
TGS Digital systems for broadcast - wral, voa, w&l
TGS-digital media system integrator for broadcast
RTNDF: digitalradioupdate, Fall 2000
Lost Remote: Converting Scripts to Web
Newslab article on digital video storytelling
overview of ASU study by Julie Jones
Online video research project by Julie Jones at ASU
MPR's Integrated Media Fellowship -- Rick Ellis blog
Weblinks with brief comments; most about TV biz and technology
Your TV News And Reviews--Your Way--AllYourTV...
Daily TV News and news about TV
Washington news station's Website is extensive, both breaking news and "news you can use" - The Complete Streaming Solution
Streaming service provider; does live text transcription, captioning.
International Webcasting Association
Streaming media conferences, tradeshows.
Transom - New Public Radio
discussion and tools for digital editing etc. - The Newsroom Home Page
huge link list by topics; no evaluation, but text-mostly layout puts a lot of choices on screen in clear categories
IRE Broadcast Center - investigative reporting clips
IRE uses Web to circulated videostreamed tape clips, offer videos and tapes of conferences.
NewsLab: Working for Excellence in TV News
Industry news and how-to site.
NewsLab: Touching You Back--DV interactivity
have viewers send in video.
NewsLab: Project Start Page--create your own!
'EdTV': All Life, All the Time, No Matter How Loony
Replay TV
Multimedia in online news -- lasica
Local TV News study by Pew Foundation
Web Accessible News/Public Affairs Audio/Vide...
NewsTrac DCM TV newsroom software
Free Speech Internet Television

Overview articles & Issues-online journalism

Global Village Idiocy--net spreads anti-Israel WTC myth
OJR article: The Third Wave of OJ-LPryor
Larry Pryor's report from spring 2002 conferences about online journalism and the future of news
Welcome to PogoPet!
ZDNet | E-Business Home
Push Technology
Hypertext Gardens
OJR newsroom rainforest
Cut the Fluff! -- a CONTENTIOUS case in point, 4/6/98
IndyMedia, I on the News (
IndyMedia, the alternative press, and online.

Online news articles, bibliography

Journal of Computer Mediated Communication

Law on the Electronic Frontier: Table of ContenŠ
Communication in Learning Environments, Volume Š
Online Journalism: JCMC, VOLUME 4, ISSUE 1

The Writers Alliance, Inc. (
Reflections on the Century - CJR, November/December 1999
A Vision for the Next Newspaper - CJR, November/December 1999
Seybold Seminars - News and Views | Home
Bibliography: New Media (Online Resources)
Online Journalism Review: Feature Story
CNET - Company Info
AJR NewsLink
AJR NewsLink-about web
E-Media Internet Consultants

Overview articles

Latham news future & link replacements

The Evolution of the Newspaper of the Future

link updates for Latham article

Welcome to StarNet
EFFweb - The Electronic Frontier Foundation
AJR NewsLink
The News & Observer on the Web
The Nando Times
Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard UniŠ
rheingold's brainstorms
Marshall McLuhan on Indymedia IMC
From New Media Storytelling - It's A Group Process
Visual Edge program.
Who, What, Where, Why and Web -- Wired, July 2001
July 2001 Wired mag package on online journalism, including sidebars on Europe, election coverage, Drudge, Salon and more.
Wired: The Push for News Returns
Newsblaster and other attempts at creating news-scanning agents
Europe's Spin on Web Reporting -- Wired, July 2001
Salon: Last One Standing--Wired, june2001
AOL news director on "fixing online news"
Gary Kebbel remarks at management conference
NPR - All Things Considered: Media on the Internet
Online News Frenzy Is Fizzling--Wired, Jan. 2001
Fast-Changing Genie NYTimes retrospective 12/2000
CJR - http://www.journalism now -- Fulton 1996
The title looked like a URL, but wasn't, yet; Katherine Fulton's continued adventure in online news.
Technophobe - CJR, Nov/Dec 93 K Fulton
Former alternative weekly newspaper publisher discovers the online world through MIT & Roger Fidler just before the Web takes off. (See also Fulton 1996)
Salon review of Steve Johnson's Interface Age
Editor of Feed writes book saying systems are good enough to criticize
Lasica: What the net can bring to news
replies to Katz's "online or not, newspapers suck"
Lasica on PUSH AJR May 1997
When Push Comes to News: Push technology, the Internet's trend du jour, allows news sites to "narrow-cast" personalized news
Turf Wars: The New Media Convergence Survival Guide
Surviving in Cyberspace 2000 -- financial cutbacks
Intellectualcapital 8/26/99: Grossman: RomancinŠ
Technology, CAR, Geeks, Digital Reporting, by Joel Simon and Carol Napolitano - CJR, March/April 1999
CJR - http://www.journalism now, part 6, by Kate Fulton
Jon Katz: We still need journalism online

Convergence vs dead media issues

clueless/challenged old media & alternatives

newZPrint - Daily Personalized Electronic DelivŠ
Blink - celebrity bookmarks
Is this a new kind of journalism, self-promotion for Blink bookmark service, or what?
Environmental news network -- news site with clear point of view
Should journalism be "objective" online, or should it take a stand one way or the other, but still try to be fair?
WIRETAP -- Progressives start mag for teens
FEED: on ron's angels hoax
Suck: on Nina Totenberg, net hoaxes
Kovach Letter to Nieman Community

AJR NewsLink Lasica on Katz 1994
Content Wire - zine about online publishing
Study finds Net users read newspapers too
OJR Pryor: Old media dig grave with shovelware
Speech at Emerson march 23, 1999 by Larry Pryor, OJR exec. editor; says print publishers unwilling to commit to multimedia; managers don't see net as unique new experience.
Top9 > Top 99 Newspapers
Top9 > News & Media > News Sources
Ifra Tomorrow's Newsroom video press release
Hearst Interactive Media
hearst-argyle tv, esquire, cosmo
News Corporation

news biz & writing in the future

As Data About Readers Grows, Newspapers Ask: NoŠ
Thoughts on Writing
Bricklin: Good Documents: INTRAnet business writing fro...
Making News Work on the Web
1997 Wired article re failures to recognize Web strengths
TV´s Monoliths Learn That the Web Is a Fragme...
KFulton-JournalismNow 1996

Web jobs for journalists--outing
frontline: why america hates the press
frontline: high stakes in cyberspace


Shockwave Guide
QuickTime Guide

Apple Presents Excite
Web in multiple languages
Dis-ORDER--law and webcasting
Hypertext Gardens
Push Technology
Replay TV
Community Online
SETI@home: Search for Extraterrestrial IntelligŠ
ZDNet | E-Business Home
newZPrint - Daily Personalized Electronic DelivŠ
Intellectualcapital 6/24/99: Grossman: GuerrillŠ
Intellectualcapital 8/26/99: Grossman: RomancinŠ

History & persistence of pages, errors
Change History? Pages Must Live Forever (Alertbox Nov. 1998)
TidBITS: Whether to change online historical record
The unbearable lightness of URLs

Business-commercialism issues

Digital Deliverance LLC
Consulting company for online publishers, headed by Vin Crosbie.
Media Guardian | New media industry in UK
New Media section of media industry business publication
If You Hate Web Ads, You Can 'Just Say No'
With more intrusive ads, software that blocks advertisements say their time has at last arrived. Junkbusters, AdSubtract, WebWasher and Guidescope.

internet comm as marketing

Micromass-targeted communications
Tailored messages on Web, e-maill, brochures, call centers, using databases of customer info. "ensuring a lasting and fresh dialogue that enhances the relationship between companies and customers"; staff includes unc grad scott brown
The Internet as a Marketing Environment - (Master's thesis)

Be Free Marketing Platform, tracking readers
Brainshark: About Us: Why Rich-Media? | Rich media for marketing content
C O N T E N T intelligence -- Web business research

Linkage -- or not

Bechtold: The Link Controversy Page
Many links on copyright, trademark, framing, etc.
When Linking Isn't Better Business-nyt
Is it ever illegal to link to someone else's site?
Link Law - Mark Sableman paper,
Includes trademark, copyright, competition and libel issues.

Public information online-whose job?

The Internet and U. S. Communication Policy-Making in Historical and Critical Perspective: McChesney
E-FOIA Testimony
Towns struggle with Web sites
Putting towns on Web

web culture, foi and free speech

SETI@home: Search for Extraterrestrial IntelligŠ - Online Defamation
net.wars / grossman

Scientology controversies

The story of Paulette Cooper
The Secret Library of Scientology
Dave Touretzky's Home Page
3.12: alt.scientology.war


News at city portals

Boston Music Scene
Digital City - Boston - News & Issues
Netscape Netcenter: Boston - News & Issues
MindSpring's Boston City Page

Apple Presents Excite

Examples-award winners & specials

09112001 Online Journalism class

A Changed World: Daily Update |
Weblog style column updating readers on post-911 stories from CSM and other papers
Why we do journalism? WSJ-Sept11
The Effects of September 11 on Google
September 11, Screenshots of Online News Site...

commentary and reporting

A Changed World: Daily Update |
weblog re "war on terrorism"
Critiques of NYTimes "nation challenged" section
from WSJ Opinion "Citizen of the world"
Arts Journal- On Terrorism
Large collection of story summaries on the impact of the terrorist attack on the art world, from artists (and artworks) caught in the disaster,to New York theatre scene, Hollywood reactions, etc. ORDINARY PEOPLE BECOME EXTRAORD...
Commentary on Times "Portraits of Grief" pages.
DEBKAfile, Political Analysis, Espionage, Ter...
a self-supporting Internet publication investigative reporting and analysis in international terrorism, intelligence, Islam, military affairs, English and Hebrew

Poynter terrorism resources - Covering the Attack - Terrorism

Hart-Rudman Security report

Oklahoma Terrorism Museum on Homeland
HTML version of Hart-Rudman report March 15 2001
National Security Studies Group @
Newt Gingrich site; he was on the Hart-Rudman commission, and says he and Clinton launched the projct in Oct. 97
T.U.F.F. Militia archive of PDF files
Google turned up this site when the ".gov" source of the document was unavailable.

Dart Center terror-trauma resources

Dart Center for Journalism & Traumatic Stress
Five steps to covering effectivly
Resources for covering disaster Comments Thingee on BinLaden
Photoshop treatments of photo of O.bin Ladin and colleagues in front of cave
US Attacked: How You Can Help -Lycos
Intelligence Hot Documents
BBC News | SCI/TECH | Search engines swamped
Sept 14 story on response of Internet services.
Newscoverage Unlimited-selfhelp group
OJR J.D.'s Web Re 911 WTC
Finding Disaster Coverage At Search Engines report on Sept.11
Response to Terrorism - State Dept
Daily batch of press releases
wtc Flash essay with HowardZinn quotes
Images, text and background music to underscore message against making war on innocent people in response to terror attacks. Bert Laden story
Guardian Unlimited | Censorship & Patriotism
Duncan Campbell column on Maher, Huffington, etc.
Screen Shoots of Online News Sites, September...
IRE Tipsheets (WTC91101)
NYTimes list of sites re WTC tragedy
Posted 9/27 in Circuits tech page
Will Truth Again Be The First Casualty? cpi
RSF -Press Freedom after Sept 11
Space Imaging - Gallery
aerial photos of WTC area MISSING THE O.url

NY Times: Testing the communication network
LAWeekly's John Powers: Media Fundamentalism

The Guardian,7558,552692,00.html,1301,552134,00.html,1301,550779,00.html



Poynter Sept. 11 sites,
Media News
covering the disaster

RSF -Press Freedom after Sept 11
Newspaper Guild

Robins: News Web Sites Could Not Compete With TV
Adweek: Web Struggles In Time Of Need Users Confronted By Spotty Access


America Responds

online only



A wake-up call for the media oligarchy
Sept.11 archive

Massachusetts media

MIT sept 12 site

Dan Kennedy's media reviews

Middle East sources

Stories using databases, cgi, Java, flash etc.

Vietnam: 25 Years After the War
By John Caserta, UNC alumnus, using Flash to dynamically combine large photos with text and interviews.
Vietnam Today: A Different War
News in the Future Java Elastic Catalog at MIT Media Lab
three dimensional landscape of words and phrases, colors and sizes
Starr report--AJR NewsLink Nov 98
Map of the Market -- Smartmoney
Interesting interface to market info, but is it really useful? You tell me.
Computer Simulations: New-Media Tools for OnlinŠ
ILOG JViews Network Management Demo Applet
Not a news application, but shows potential of XML JViews graphics
Election Night 1996 at The New York Times on ...
The Tax Calculator
Environmental Defense Home Page
Content Creation for Average People (Alertbox...

charlotte pocket printout

charlotte pocket guides Pocket Press

Online storytelling examples

Philadelphia Online | Blackhawk Down
Dramatic narrative of American soldiers caught in Somalia battle. Run as a serial in Philly Enquirer, posted online daily. Web-only: audio from reporter's taped interviews, Pentagon video, terrific readers-writer interaction forum.
The Connection Blog.
PBS radio program not only covered the "blog" phenomenon, but also provided a good example of adding Web values to radio. wins award from NAA
Digital Edge Award, 2001
Award-winning specialty site by cooperating chain newspapers on midwestern disaster.
Specialty site by cooperating chain newspapers; same organization won awards with "" : Trapped Beneath the Sea
Coverage that won SDX excellence award for online deadline reporting. Russian Mariners May Be Dead € SDX winner
This coverage of Russian submarine disaster won SDX award for online deadline reporting.
PILOT ONLINE - Shipbuilding's Deadly Legacy
Asbestos in the shipbuilding industry--Virginia Pilot investigation with Flash interviews, pictures and sounds.
Daily Howler: Personal commentary online
Former Baltimore Sun columnist, comedian and media critic Bob Somerby
WRAL OnLine - Shoppers Buy Into Grocery Store...
Good use of headings, links, bulleted lists, sidebar to illustrate point about color use in marketing.
WRAL - Duke Diabetes Research
Example of links into station's archived stories, external orgabnizations, video.
West Memphis Three FAQ -- murder case defendants' site
Energy crisis | SFBG News | February 1, 2001
The Louise Woodward Case, Newton, Massachusetts
NOVA Online | Lost on Everest
FOX News: Inventing Intelligence
Boston Globe Online / Spotlight / Local CorruptŠ
Boston Globe Online / Nation | World / ChoosingŠ
Independent Counsel's Report--Starr Report
Storyspace Views tech | Chapter 1: Boot Time

New York Times examples

New York Times on the Web 5yr anniversary
Includes archived stories about the Web from 1993 on, sample front pages of early designs, plus transcript and audio file of discussion by executives. Good source for discussion of techniques and issues the Times considered important.
Audio Interviews and Readings--NYTimes
NY Times Book section interviews authors and has readings from their works.
Two Tours of Magnolia -- NYTimes
Uses Flash and IPIX, Quicktime & RealMedia to present a tour of a slave plantation, linked to the "How Race Is Lived in America" series. Separate versions for Explorer and Netscape.
AIDS at 20 -- NYTimes online package
Featured Author: Ernest Hemingway
An Interview With Bill Clinton
Cooking With The Times -- including videos
Real Player plug in required for cooking lessons.

Specials at

CNN - Cold War
CNN Interactive - Target: Microsoft
CNN In-Depth Specials - The Next Millennium: ...
CNN - Anniversary Special - How things Work
cnn mille. in Macromedia Flash Gallery

Chicago Tribune stories

Chicago Tribune | Chicago drying out; express...
Chicago Tribune | Special reports
Chicago Tribune | News - Metro
Chicago Tribune | Special sections
Chicago Tribune | Band aid - multimedia
ChiTrib | Community Info databases
Chicago Tribune | Chicago flooding
Chicago Tribune | CTA trains crash

Award winners

Philadelphia Online | Blackhawk Down
Dramatic narrative of American soldiers caught in Somalia battle. Run as a serial in Philly Enquirer, posted online daily. Web-only: audio from reporter's taped interviews, Pentagon video, terrific readers-writer interaction forum.
Narrative Journalism Goes Multimedia
Mark Bowden on Blackhawk Down website, interactivity
Lessons from the Online Journalism Awards
NetMedia 2001 | Awards Overview
Net Media European Online Journalism Awards 2000
OJAs: 2000 Winners
Online Journalism Awards
The Webby Awards: 2001 Winners
The Webby Awards: 2001 Winners
The Webby Awards: 2001 Winners
The Webby Awards
SDX Awards in Deadline Reporting Online -abcnews

Culture Shock-PBS-WGBH series plus Live Online
Newspaper staff interacts with readers
Radio with pictures and text --convergence
NPR radio reporter's digital camera puts evidence online to support his scoop in Afghanistan.
OJR Staci D. Kramer: How Useful is WSJ's Rede...
OJR Staci D. Kramer: WSJ's $28 Million Renova... America at War
Includes link to Flash/rich-media "War Zone Explorer" maps, photos, weapon info.
Special Forces Open Ground Campaign (wash post)
War Zone Explorer uses flash to navigate map of Afghanistan. Macromedia site of the day.
Japanese Americans & the U.S. using Flash
A More Perfect Union; low-key Smithsonian site about WWII internment. Plus: Menus compensate for Flash's lack of link feedback. Minus: horizontal-scroll "galleries" hold dozens of images and commentaty, but may be "missable." Many mouseovers required.
Online Journalism Awards competition announcement
April 2001 press release announcing July 16 deadline for submissions
Online Journalism Awards: Rules
Includes general criteria to be applied by judges.
OJAs: Winners 2000
New Media Storytelling - It's A Group Process
Includes Herald Sun links, photo and audio projects.
Columbia's "Rohde to Srebrenica" multimedia project
Web site documenting American journalist David Rohde's human rights reporting in Bosnia in 1995, including articles, photos, correspondence and linkage. Live Online
interactive section of the Post won year 2001 Eppy award
Debunking Myth of Software Labor shortage
UC Davis professor's research on H-1B immigrant visas
ZDnet News: News Focus on H-1B immigration
Example of overview paragraph pulling together gropu of stories: "H-1B dream turning into nightmare?" "Foreign workers face backlash" "Cultural transformation in the suburbs" etc.