Journalism Subject Guide


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BOOKS
AP Stylebook Online - The definitive guide to punctuation and pronounciation for journalists. Up to 10 people can use this at the same time.
Journalism - EBSCO eBooks         Watch Demo                                                                                                                                                                                                                                        
NWCC Library Books - Search the library catalog for books at any Learning Resource Center.
DATABASES
Academic Search Premier - Find articles on a variety of subjects.
CREDO Reference - Discover background information about the topic you are researching.   Watch Demo                                                                                                                            
CQ Researcher - Comprehensive coverage of today's issues.
Issues and Controversies - Information about today's pressing issues. Includes a guide to selecting a research topic.
Newspaper Source - Newspaper articles and transcripts of news.
Opposing Viewpoints - Research the pros and cons of issues.
ProQuest Newstand - Newspaper articles from the US and around the world.  Watch Demo                                                                                                                                                   
SIRS Issues Researcher - Includes pro and con articles linked to a specific issues.   Watch Demo
VIDEOS
Journalism and Publishing Video Collection - Streaming video from Films on Demand.    Watch Demo
NBC Learn Higher Ed - A collection of videos, newsreels, documents, and images, including current events.
WEBSITES
Top 100 Works of Journalism in the US in the Twentieth Century - Check our library catalog to see if these titles are available for check out.
News
Commercial Appeal - Daily newspaper for Memphis and surrounding areas.
Democrat - Weekly newspaper for Senatobia and Tate County.
DeSoto Times Tribune - Locally owned newspaper for DeSoto County.
Google News - News aggregator from Google.
Oxford Eagle - Locally owned newspaper for Oxford.
Northeast Mississippi Daily Journal - News from Tupelo and Northeast Mississippi.
Ranger Rocket - Student newspaper of NWCC.
Journalism Ethics and Citation Help
Journalism Ethics Cases Online - Case studies on journalism ethics from the Indiana University School of Journalism.
Resources - From the Center for Journalism Ethics at the University of Wisconsin, explanations of ethical principles and links to other websites on ethics for journalists.
Resources for Educators - Includes links to case studies and codes of ethics that are used by news professionals.
Purdue Online Writing Lab (OWL) - Writing help and citation guides for AP style, including media ethics.
IMAGES
Please be aware of the specific instances in which you can use these images. Links to usage guidelines are included for your convenience.
Creative Commons - Search for works that are published under the Creative Commons (CC) license. Check to make sure that each item really is published under the CC license. 
FEMA Photo Library - Most of these images are of disasters and public officials. Usage Guidelines.
Flickr - Photos that can be used under the Creative Commons license. Creative Commons explanation on Flickr.
Getty Images - Use these to embed in social media for non-commercial purposes. Usage Guidelines - Scroll down to Embedded Viewer.
Pixabay - Public domain images that you can use without crediting the author for personal and commercial use. Usage Guidelines.
Public Health Image Library - Images for public health education.   Usage Guidelines
Wikimedia Commons - Freely usable media, although there may be certain restrictions in specific situations. Usage Guidelines