General reference and news industry information
Ethics codes, social media verification, fact-checking
Investigative journalism resources and organizations, public records research tips and websites
Research institutes and nonprofits with free resources and tutorials
Copyright, fair use, libel, privacy, public domain and reporter's privilege
Radio, photojournalism and videography, multimedia examples
STYLE AND GUIDES
Style guides, grammar help, math help
Style and guides
STYLE GUIDES, GRAMMAR HELP, MATH HELP
Style and Guides
Full access to the online Stylebook requires a subscription, but the website has an informative ask-the-editor column you can access for free.
This guide, based on several other guides,
is by technical writer Susan D. Schnelbach and editor and writer Christopher Scott Wyatt.
This site provides tips on common grammar questions (Mignon Fogarty at Quick and Dirty Tips).
This writing lab is a very helpful source for grammar questions (as well as for academic citation issues).
Mathematician Jason Marshall's blog and podcast explain beginning and intermediate math in a fun and accessible way (at Quick and Dirty Tips).
Online educator Robert Niles provides helpful explanations of basic statistics and mathematical terms like mean and percent, as well as more complex concepts such as survey sample sizes and margin of error, all of which are useful for journalists assessing statistical reports such as poll results, research findings and trends.
Copy and paste text in a box at this website for a free online search for whether that text is plagiarized.