Constitution & Bylaws
(via the Northern Star)
Job Hunter's Guide
High School Journalists
- Newsplace, for News
and Sources. Maintained by retired NIU journalism professor Avi
Bass. This site includes a J-Skills
page with exercises in newswriting, grammar, interviewing and more.
- The Northern Star,
NIU's daily student newspaper site.
- The Northern Star's newsroom
staff manual. Includes training material for many departments,
useful links, background info, more.
- Pulitzer Prizes. Read
the winners back to 1995.
- No Train, No Gain.
Newspaper training editors share exercises and ideas.
- PEW Research Center.
Numerous studies about the press, politics and public policy.
- News Page Designer,
a site where visual journalists can share ideas and post their portfolios.
- AJR Directory
of online newspapers
- Automatic FOIA letter
generator, from the Student Press Law Center
to the Illinois Open Meetings Act
- Tapping Officials'
Secrets in Illinois: A useful place to help you know whether various
meetings and records are public or private.
- Illinois Press Association
- Kettle Moraine Press Association
(KEMPA), major high school press group in northern Illinois
and southern Wisconsin.
- The Poynter Institute,
including Jim Romanesko's daily MediaNews column.
- Guidelines for
reporting about suicide, from the American Association of suicidology.
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