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GENERAL

Columbia Journalism Review
http://www.cjr.org
CJR monitors the press -- from newspapers to television. Read its current issue online.

J-Lab
http://www.j-lab.org
The Institute for Interactive Journalism helps news organizations use new technologies to engage audiences in analyzing and using information.

Journalism.org
http://www.journalism.org/default.asp
Read news about the news media and get the tools to help you become a better journalist or, as a citizen, learn how to get your stories on local TV news.

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WAR ON WORDS

Brent Scowcroft's Editorial
http://www.opinionjournal.com/editorial/feature.html?id=110002133
Read Scowcroft's editorial that energized the debate on a new war with Iraq.

New York Times
http://www.nytimes.com/opinion/
Maureen Dowd, Bob Herbert, Thomas Friedman, and William Safire are just some of the columnists at the TIMES. Read other opinion pieces or letters to the editor.

Opinion Journal
http://opinionjournal.com/
This site by the Wall Street Journal features original editorial pieces or those from the WSJ.

Session Era Editorials Project
http://history.furman.edu/~benson/docs/
These pre-Civil War editorials provide insight to key events during a crucial time in American history. Four important events are covered: Nebraska bill, the caning of Senator Sumner, Dred Scott, and John Brown's raid.

The History Buff
http://www.historybuff.com/
Explore the role of newspapers in American history and read about Lincoln's assassination or the bombing of Pearl Harbor from newspapers of the time.

The Nation
http://www.thenation.com/
The NATION's special feature "No War with Iraq" -- a compilation of pieces on the Iraq crisis -- challenges the conventional wisdom.

Washington Post
http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/opinion/
Op-ed columns, letters to the editor, and editorial cartoons can all be found in the POST.

Weekly Standard
http://www.weeklystandard.com/
Politics, sports, and culture are just some topics covered by the Weekly Standard.

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WELCOME TO THE BLOGOSPHERE


Metafilter
http://www.metafilter.com/
Become a member of this weblog and post your thoughts or respond to other member's blogs.

Andrew Sulllivan "Unfit to Print"
http://www.andrewsullivan.com/
Homesexuality, faith, politics, and culture are just some topics covered by former journalist Andrew Sullivan, now a fulltime blogger.

Blogger
http://www.blogger.com/
Blogger helps you create your own blog so you can publish your thoughts and opinions instantly on your Web site.

Weblogs and Other New Forms of Journalism
http://www.well.com/user/jd/weblog/roundup.html
Links to articles on blogging as a new source of news.

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TALKING BACK


American Photojournalist
http://www.americanphotojournalist.com/
Find out the story behind the photo or view photojournalists' portfolios.

Associated Press Photos of the Century
http://wire.ap.org/APpackages/centuryphotos/photoframes.html
View AP's best photos from 1899 to the 1990s.

News Photograher: Ethics Matter
http://commfaculty.fullerton.edu/lester/writings/nppa.html
This monthly column explores ethics in photojournalism -- from making editorial decisions to staging photos.

Poynter Online: Photojournalism
http://www.poynter.org/subject.asp?id=29
Read articles on photojournalism in this site by the Poynter Institute, a journalism school.

Shooting Wars
http://newyorker.com/online/content/?021209on_onlineonly01
THE NEW YORKER recommends Web sites that feature war photography from the Civil War to the Vietnam War.

Visual Journalism
http://commfaculty.fullerton.edu/lester/abacon/pjdis.html
Important issues in photojournalism -- from manipulating images to censorship -- are covered in this site created by two communications professors.

What's Fair in Changing Photos?
http://www.nyu.edu/classes/stephens/
Let%20Pictures%20Speculate%20page.htm

Michael Stephens discusses the 1994 NEW YORK NEWSDAY cover showing a controversial photo composite of skating rivals Nancy Kerrigan and Tonya Harding appearing to practice together.

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PHOTO STORY


Bill Charles, Inc.
http://www.billcharles.com
View more of Jeff Mermelstein's work at his agent's Web site.

Bystander: A History of Street Photography
http://www.twbookmark.com/books/48/0821227262/chapter_excerpt13605.html
Read a chapter of the book online and view featured images.

in-public.com: Street Photography on the Web
http://www.in-public.com/
Browse through hundreds of street photographs from around the world.

Magnum Photos
http://www.magnumarchive.com
Magnum Photos was founded by respected photographers Henri Cartier-Bresson, Bill Vandivert, Robert Capa, George Rodger, and David Seymour. War photographer Gilles Peress is one of its current photographers.

Street Photography Tutorial
http://www.photo.net/street/intro
Learn how you can take your own street photography shots.

Weegee's World
http://www.icp.org/weegee/
Arthur Felig -- known as Weegee -- was one of the most famous photographers of his time. Weegee's dramatic images of New York in the 1930s and '40s are featured in this online exhibition by the International Center of Photography.

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