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Stumbling Over: Websites

June 9, 2008

Here are some websites that I’ve recently come across. There are a couple video type sites and a couple of reporter/journalism sites.

Archives New Zealand Film Site

Currently has 158 full length videos online for viewing. The ones I spot checked came from the 1942-43 era.

C-SPAN Classroom: Free Resources for Teaching Civics and U.S. Goverment

Primarily designed for middle to high school teachers to use in there classroom. However, with registration you can search and view C-SPAN clips topics that range from the 1st Amendment to campaign coverage.

GloPAD (Global Performing Arts Database)

Includes digital images, texts, video clips and sound recordings related to the performing arts around the world. GloPAD was created by an Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) grant through the Cornell University Library.

NewsTrust.net

From their about page:

NewsTrust.net helps people find good journalism online. Our nonprofit, non-partisan project provides quality news feeds, news literacy tools and a trust network to help citizens make informed decisions about democracy. The free NewsTrust.net website features daily feeds of quality news and opinions, which are carefully rated by our members, using our unique review tools. We rate the news based on quality, not just popularity. NewsTrust reviewers evaluate each article against core principles of journalism, such as fairness, evidence, sourcing and context.

Wired Journalists

From their mission statement:

WiredJournalists.com was created with self-motivated, eager-to-learn reporters, editors, executives, students and faculty in mind. Our goal is to help journalists who have few resources on hand other than their own desire to make a difference and help journalism grow into its new 21st Century role.

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