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Quality websites

  • PAMCo Readership statistics for newspapers and magazines in the UK
  • ICON: International Coalition on Newspapers Index of bibliographic data about international newspapers and links to digitisation projects.
  • The "Essential site for Journalists" this website provides a wealth of information for UK journalists. The site provides a range of RSS feeds for keeping up to date with developments in the journalism sector
  • Press Gazette Useful source of journalism news and jobs for journalists
  • Image of the Journalist in Popular Culture Database of references to journalists and PR practitioners in TV programmes, fiction, films and more.
  • Channel 4 Press Packs Digitised versions of 'press packs' - information supplied to the press about forthcoming broadcasts on Channel 4. Covers the period 1982 - 2002.
  • BBC Academy: College of Journalism Access to the BBC’s in-house journalism training resources.
  • BFI Screenonline Guide to Britain's film and TV history.
  • British Universities Film & Video Council A representative body which promotes the production, study and use of moving image, sound and related media in higher education, further education and research.
  • First Draft News 
  • International Federation of Journalists The IFJ is the organisation that speaks for journalists within the United Nations system and within the international trade union movement. It supports journalists and their unions whenever they are fighting for their industrial and professional rights and has established an International Safety Fund to provide humanitarian aid for journalists in need.
  • Information on journalism, jobs and training.
  • MEDIANE - Media in Europe for Diversity Inclusiveness The MEDIANE programme encourages European media outlets and their professionals to include diversity in their media content production and design and to represent under-reported groups in a balanced way.
  • National Union of Journalists The National Union of Journalists is the voice for journalists and journalism, representing a broad range of media professionals.
  • Women in Journalism Women in Journalism is a networking, campaigning, training and social organisation for women journalists who work across all the written media, from newspapers and magazines to the new media.
  • Youth Journalism Youth Journalism International connects student writers, artists and photographers with peers around the globe, teaches journalism, fosters cross-cultural understanding, and promotes and defends a free youth press.
  • Google Trends Find out what people search for on Google. Provides charts showing breakdown by city, region and language. Useful for tracing the impact of a news story.