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Alliance for Community Media
Founded in 1976, the Alliance represents over 3,000 Public, Educational and Governmental (PEG) access organizations and community media center throughout the country. The ACM works to protect the interests of these access centers and those who use PEG facilities and equipment to advance their causes through cable television and the Internet. We also represent:
American Society of Newspaper Editors
The American Society of News Editors focuses on leadership development and journalism-related issues. Founded in 1922 as a nonprofit professional organization, ASNE promotes fair, principled journalism, defends and protects First Amendment rights, and fights for freedom of information and open government. Leadership, innovation, diversity and inclusion in coverage and the journalism work force, youth journalism, news literacy and the sharing of ideas are also key ASNE initiatives.
Association for Women in Communications
AWC is a professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines by recognizing excellence, promoting leadership and positioning its members at the forefront of the evolving communications era.
Center for Investigative Reporting
The mission of The Center for Investigative Reporting is to engage and empower the public through investigative journalism and groundbreaking storytelling in order to spark action, improve lives and protect our democracy.
Fund for Investigative Journalism
The Fund for Investigative Journalism was founded in 1969 by the late Philip M. Stern, a public-spirited philanthropist who devoted his life “to balancing the scales of justice,” in the words of a friend. Stern was convinced small amounts of money invested in the work of determined journalists would yield enormous results in the fight against racism, poverty, corporate greed and governmental corruption.
Newspaper Association of America
NAA is a nonprofit organization representing nearly 2,000 newspapers and their multiplatform businesses in the United States and Canada. NAA members include daily newspapers, as well as non-dailies, other print publications and online products.
Website for the Association of Capitol Reporters and Editors (ACRE), a national organization of Statehouse reporters
The Capitol Fax Blog
Rich Miller's blog, which includes latest gossip about state and local (primarily Chicago) government and politics, as well as a host of links to Illinois government, interest group and media sites
Illinois Press Association
The Illinois Press Association represents some 600 daily and weekly newspapers and has good links regarding the First Amendment and jobs.
inba.net: Illinois News Broadcasters Association
The state organization for radio and TV news reporters.
Web site funded by the Pew Research Center. Stateline provides in-depth daily coverage and informative backgrounders on more than a dozen policy issues, including tons of links to related sources. It also features a daily roundup, by state, of news of government and politics, culled from The Associated Press, NPR, online editions of newspapers, and other sources in each state.