In this Journalists Toolbox is a set of useful resources for reporters, editors and other media professionals.
Resources include details of training, money, grants, jobs, fees, networking, education, e-book publishing, jobs etc.
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European Journalism Centre
The EJC provides training to enhance the quality of journalistic coverage of European current affairs and to provide strategic support for the European media industry. http://ejc.net/
College of Media and Publishing – | Open & Distance…
College of Media and Publishing runs correspondence courses in proofreading, journalism, writing and marketing. We are the UK’s biggest online course …. http://collegeofmediaandpublishing.co.uk/
How to write a press release
The purpose of a press release is to tell your market about your business, its news and offers, it is the most cost effective method of advertising the goods and services your business offers.
Data journalism resources–by Peter Aldhous
Peter provides links to tutorials and other resources for data journalism, based around my classes at the University of California, Santa Cruz, and a January 2013 workshop … http://www.peteraldhous.com/resources.html
Training Courses – FEU Training
The Federation of Entertainment Unions in the UK provides various training opportunities including courses and workshops… www.feutraining.org/training-courses/
Science journalism course
The world’s first online course in science journalism, developed by the World Federation of Science Journalists in close cooperation with the Science and Development Network SciDev.Net. The course is ready for use by professional journalists, journalism students and teachers. Each course consist of an e-lecture with examples, self-teaching questions, and assignments. http://www.wfsj.org/course/
Continuous Professional Development
OXFORD’S CENTRE FOR RESEARCH INTO NEWS MEDIA
Learning and Tutor Resource
Teaching Resource at TES
More than 600 effects, overlays, and borders to personalize any image, free! Pixlr Express is a fun and free photo editor that lets you quickly crop, re-size, and fix … http://pixlr.com/
How to Create a Screencast. Screencasting can help you show others how to do something on their computer, or allow them to see what you’re experiencing on . http://www.wikihow.com/Create-a-Screencast
Proofreading Software for MS Word | Intelligent Editing
PerfectIt helps you deliver error-free documents. It finds mistakes which spelling and grammar checks can’t see, and helps you to improve consistency, ensure … http://www.intelligentediting.com/
Meograph: Four-dimensional storytelling
Meograph helps easily create, watch, and share interactive stories. Our first product combines maps, timeline, links, and multimedia to tell stories … www.meograph.com
Audacity: Free Audio Editor and Recorder
Audio editor for recording, slicing, and mixing audio. Site includes help, downloads, and developer information. (C++) [Cross-platform] http://audacity.sourceforge.net/
Dragon NaturallySpeaking Premium version 12
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 13 Home speech recognition software enables you to dictate to your computer.
Periscope, the live-streaming video app from Twitter
Philips DVT6000 Voice Tracer
Zoom iQ5 is a high-quality mid-side stereo condenser mic-
The app highlights long, complex sentences and common errors; if you see a yellow sentence, shorten or split it.