Author: Journalist's Resource
2013 study from Ohio State University published in the American Journal of Agricultural Economics on the effects of coal mining and poverty in the Appalachia region.
Tip sheet on formulating, researching, writing and editing news opinion articles.
2012 overview of Stephen Hess' book and research project, Whatever Happened to the Washington Reporters, 1978-2012, exploring journalists' career paths.
Semester-long course on science reporting, including the environment, technology and medicine. There will be lessons on social media, online writing, and news and feature writing.
Guide from the Citizen Media Law Project providing an overview of FOIA and other techniques for finding documents at different levels of government.
Legal tip sheet from the Citizen Media Law Project at Harvard's Berkman Center.
Semester-long course on covering health care in the United States, including investigating wrongdoing in health and medicine, and interpret health in political, socio-economic and medical contexts.
2011 lecture by Clay Shirky at the Shorenstein Center on freedom of the press in a global age.
Semester-long course on how to understand what's going on at companies and to report and write compelling business stories.
Semester-long course on the structure of the judicial system and its terminology, function, and importance in public understanding of how the government operates.
Semester-long syllabus that teaches students how to write stories with characters, show development and follow a structural arc.
Syllabus for semester-long course on the fundamentals of covering and writing the news, including how identify a story, gather information efficiently and place it in a meaningful context.