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Journalism & Media Studies – Websites

Google Scholar Google’s specialized search engine for finding scholarly and peer-reviewed research online. Links to Bennett College full text sources and provides ILL links for materials without full text.

American Press Institute (API) Has a Journalist’s Toolbox, which includes information on such topics as ethics finding public records, interviewing techniques, and electronic lists and newsgroups 

Wex: Media Law Wex is a collaboratively-created, public-access law dictionary and encyclopedia. It is hosted by the Legal Information Institute at the Cornell Law School. Above is Wex’s media law page, which includes a brief introduction and overview of the topic, and links to a range of federal and state resources. 

Black Press: Soldiers without Swords Covers the history of African American journalism. Current black press is included. From PBS, as a companion to the film “The Black Press”.

TVTropes A fun, eye-opening wiki that details the great number of tropes and character types that occur throughout every genre of television and other media. Learn about “Manic Pixie Dream Girl” and “The Big Rotten Apple.” Use this to explore popular formulas, but take note that it lacks proper citation.

Organization Lists and Directories

NC Center of Non-Profits

Directory of Local Non-Profit Organizations (from High Point Public Library)

Organize North Carolina

Weddle’s Association Directory National Professional and Non-Profit

National Trade and Professional Organizations (from


Stock Exchange

Thousands of high-quality images you can use for academic projects. (Check usage restrictions)

Public Domain Images & Royalty Free Music

A subject guide from the University Northern Colorado

Black Podcasts for College Students The 10 Best Black Podcasts to Listen to in College