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Communications Arts: Web Resources

Communication Science & Communication Disorders

National Institute on Deafness and Other Communication Disorders
Branch of the U.S. National Institutes of Health that serves as a source for news and scholarly, research articles on various aspects related to communication disorder.  Articles may be searched directly through the site, or through PubMed.


Data Journalism Handbook
An open source reference book with articles on the use of data to improve stories (reporting).

FAIR: Fairness & Accuracy in Reporting -- Critiques the bias and censorship of the mainstream media

Knight Digital Media Center
Provides access to a diverse collection of resources intended to develop and support the digital journalist.  Covers a number of underreported issues on children/families and science/medicine.  Features blogs, tutorials, and list of recent seminars aimed at helping journalists develop their skills.

Who Owns the News Media
This resource serves as a supplement to the annual report (State of the News Media) that is published by the Pew Research Center. Information about the various companies that own the various media outlets such as, newspapers, network television, local television, and radio is provided.


American Rhetoric -- Audio files of over 5,000 speeches