Writers, photographers, editors, and lovers-of-news: This page is for you. Below are some really helpful links and tip sheets on everything from reporting to copy editing to journalism job hunting. Enjoy!
The Manual: This is The Elm’s bible. Read it. Know it. Love it.
The Journalist’s Toolbox: Hands down one of the best resources you can ever have. It has pages on everything from news writing to copy editing.
The Society of Professional Journalists: The masters. We actually follow their code of ethics, so check it out!
English Grammar: Can’t hurt to brush up a little on your style skills.
Charles Apple: A great blog about media design.
Basics of Photojournalism: Great skills to have, even if you have no intention of ever picking up a camera.
The Grammar Guide: Another blog, this one about the awesomeness that is copy editing.
The American Copy Editors Society: Like AP Style? Have you even heard of AP Style? If you haven’t, click the link. Now.
Newsroom 101: More style quizzes. Go.
Cub Reporters: A job and internship guide for rookies.
Journalism Jobs: THE place to go if you’re job hunting.
The Student Press Law Center: Info on ethics and media law just for college journalists.
Lynda.com: This has beautiful tutorial videos on inDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator and more. The Elm has an account, so talk to your editor if you’re interested!
Chronicle of Higher Education: A great place to snag story ideas.
The Associated Collegiate Press: The Elm has a membership. They have great resources on college journalism and law.
New York Times reporting tips: A simple, basic how-to guide for rookies.