Online Resources for the Newsroom

American Journalism Review -- Variety of links to journalism resources
Annenberg Political Fact Check -- Non-partisan examination of political ad claims
Assignment Editor
-- Numerous newsroom links
Centers for Disease Control -- Health and disease stats and much more
Columbia Journalism Review
-- Variety of links to journalism resources
Congress.org
-- A directory of elected officials
Digital Edge
-- A fresh voice in the field of technology and digital media
Editor & Publisher
-- Online edition of newspaper industry magazine
Environmental Protection Agency
-- Click on "Your Community" for local EPA stats
Family Features Editorial Syndicate -- Download free food and lifestyle editorial
Freedom Forum
-- 1st amendment, diversity, world press freedom
Guide Star
-- Information on all 501c3 non-profit charities in U.S.
Info Please -- A collection of facts and links
Internet Weather Information Network -- Most of NWS' nontropical severe weather links
Investigative Reporters & Editors, Inc. -- Resources for investigative reporters
Iowa Association of Business and Industry
Iowa Association of Community College Trustees -- Links to Iowa's community colleges
Iowa Association of School Boards
-- News from Iowa's school board association
Iowa Civil Rights Commission - Educational website on the Iowa Civil Rights Act of 1965
Iowa College Media Association
- Supporting collegiate newspaper, television, radio and multimedia organizations throughout Iowa.
Iowa Farm Bureau Federation -- News about Iowa Farm Bureau
Iowa Farmers Union -- News about Iowa Farmers Union
Iowa Freedom of Information Council -- Iowa FOI resources and information
Iowa Girls High School Athletic Union -- Information for sports writers
Iowa High School Athletic Association
-- Information for sports writers
Iowa High School Press Association -- Information about IHSPA and related links
Iowa High School Speech Association -- Information about high school speech activities
Iowa League of Cities
-- Association representing Iowa's municipalities
Iowa Pork Producers
-- Information about Iowa's pork industry
Iowa Soybean Association & Promotion Board -- News about Iowa's soybean industry
Iowa State Association of Counties -- Association representing Iowa's county governments
Iowa State Education Association
-- News from Iowa's teachers' union
Iowa State University Extension Service
-- ISU Extension news and information
Iowa State University Office of Biotechnology -- Information, resources for biotech issues
Journalist's Express
-- Scores of resources and links for journalists
National Corn Growers Association
-- Information about corn, "straight from the stalk"
National Freedom of Information Coalition
-- FOI resources and information
National Newspaper Association
-- Links to reporters' resources
News Engin, Inc.
-- Commercial site with some free tools
Newspaper Association of America -- A nonprofit organization representing nearly 2,000 newspapers and their multiplatform businesses in the United States and Canada
One Look Dictionaries
-- Nearly 3 million words in 675 online dictionaries
Online Media Campus -- Webinars for journalists
Online News Association -- Resources and information for online press
Poynter Institute
-- Provides search tools for journalists
Prof Net Global
-- Find a professor or expert on any subject
Reporter.org -- Resources and links for journalists
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
-- FOI news and information
Reporter's Desktop
-- Launch pad for everyday reporting
Society of Professional Journalists
-- FOI and journalism ethics resources
University of Iowa/Karla Tonella
-- Resources for journalists
Wired News -- News about the internet
Writers Digest -- Insider's guide to the writing life

Iowa Government

Iowa Attorney General Iowa Courts Online – a statewide network that connects all of Iowa's 99 counties' clerk of court offices, district court offices and State Court Administrator's offices
Iowa Department of Agriculture -- Information about Iowa agriculture
Iowa Department of Economic Development
-- Studies, economy trends, workforce, grant resources
Iowa Department of Public Health
-- Information from Iowa's public health agency
Iowa Department of Public Safety
-- Information on state level law enforcement agencies
Iowa Department of Transportation
-- Sitemap to extensive IDOT online resources
Iowa Legislature
-- Tracks bills, lists legislators
Iowa Public Information Board
-- Answer your questions or address your concerns regarding Chapters 21 and 22, Iowa’s open meetings and public records laws
Iowa State Ombudsman
- independent and impartial agency to which citizens can air their grievances about government
Iowa, State of
-- Links to state agencies, an events calendar, more