Journalism's Present and Future
Pew Research Center
Pew’s “State of the News Media” reports include a series of fact sheets showcasing the most important current and historical data points for each media sector.
Source of news about media technology and digital culture. Comprehensive coverage of new websites and social networks, including Facebook, Google, Twitter, and YouTube.
Affiliated with the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, the Lab describes itself as “an attempt to help journalism figure out its future in an Internet age.”
Operated by Vox Media, the site covers the intersection of technology, science, art, and culture.
Hearst Journalism Awards Program
To see what top students are doing in the area of multimedia storytelling, check out the winners of the multimedia competitions sponsored by the Hearst Journalism Awards Program.
Online News Association Awards
The Online News Association honors the best in online storytelling for both professionals and students. Scroll through the awards categories and check out previous winners to get inspired.
Tracking Media Trends
Nieman Journalism Lab
As part of the Nieman Foundation for Journalism at Harvard, this project explores where the news industry is headed in the Internet age.
This site features in-depth coverage of current and future trends in technology, and how these trends are shaping communications media.
Pew Research Center for the People and the Press
The center explores public attitudes about the credibility, social value, and prominence of the news media. The center's surveys are useful in tracking attitudes toward and use of news media.