STUDENT MEDIA—great sites & resources for newspapers, radio, and TV

Want to get your paper online for free? Check out what other high school papers are doing and get tips for your writing & teaching? HIGH SCHOOL JOURNALISM.ORG, is the most dynamic scholastic journalism site on the web for students interested in the craft, their teachers/advisers, guidance counselors and professional journalists. Content, which is updated several times a week, includes skills-building exercises, sample lesson plans, a spotlight on high school newspapers across the country, interaction with professional journalists, updates on scholastic press freedom issues, a database of journalism scholarships and links to university journalism programs. They also provide a web hosting service & software from the American Society of Newspaper Editors to get your paper online.

IBS--Intercollegiate Broadcasting System. IBS is a nonprofit association of mostly student-staffed radio stations based at schools and colleges across the country. 800+ IBS member-stations operate all sizes and types of facilities including Internet - Webcasting, closed-circuit, AM carrier-current, cable radio and FCC-licensed FM and AM stations.

JEA: The Journalism Education Association, Inc., is the only independent national scholastic journalism organization for teachers and advisers. It is a great resource for obtaining up to the minute information & assistance for the myriad things that go on with putting out a high school publication. Among JEA's 2,000 members are journalism teachers and publications advisers, media professionals, press associations, adviser organizations, libraries, yearbook companies, newspapers, radio stations and departments of journalism.

They hold 2 annual journalism conventions/seminars each year, as well as lots of regional and state workshops for both students & advisors.


ALL MUSIC GUIDE: looking for all the information you could ever want on just about ANY (and we mean ANY) artist on the globe? This is the place. Get all the info, tours, merchandise, obscure fan sites, and much more on every artist that has ever put a note out there.

MOJO: British music monthly & one of the best music publications out there.Noted for its in-depth coverage of both popular and cult acts it acted as the inspiration for Blender and Uncut. Many noted music critics have written for it including Charles Shaar Murray, Greil Marcus, Nick Kent and Jon Savage.

POLLSTAR: Want to find out whose on tour, where, and when? Go to Pollstar. For over 20 years, Pollstar has provided the most reliable and accurate source of worldwide concert tour schedules. In addition to publishing the concert industry's leading weekly trade publication, Pollstar also maintains the world's largest database of international concert tour information.

PITCHFORK MEDIA: comprehensive & times criticized for being snarky, but very current & in-depth. Covers all genres, but with an emphasis on indie music.

CMJ: The CMJ Network connects music lovers with the best in new music through print and interactive media, as well as live events. CMJ.COM offers an interactive music discovery service for new music fans, professionals and artists.

in the music industry's connection to new music. The NMR is the weekly source for proprietary charts of non-commercial, college and internet radio airplay.

CMJ EVENTS produces live music events and conferences, including the CMJ Music Marathon, the largest music industry event of its kind. CMJ DIRECTORY is the source for the most complete and accurate contact information on the music industry.