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National Alliance for Media Arts + Culture (NAMAC)
National Alliance for Media Arts + Culture (NAMAC) facilitates collaboration, strategic growth, innovation and cultural impact for the media arts field.
National Communication Association (NCA)
The National Communication Association advances Communication as the discipline that studies all forms, modes, media, and consequences of communication through humanistic, social scientific, and aesthetic inquiry.
Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS)
The Society for Cinema and Media Studies (SCMS) is the leading scholarly organization in the United States dedicated to promoting a broad understanding of film, television, and related media through research and teaching grounded in the contemporary humanities tradition.
Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ)
The Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) is the nation’s most broad-based journalism organization, dedicated to encouraging the free practice of journalism and stimulating high standards of ethical behavior. Founded in 1909 as Sigma Delta Chi, SPJ promotes the free flow of information vital to a well-informed citizenry through the daily work of its nearly 7,500 members; works to inspire and educate current and future journalists through professional development; and protects First Amendment guarantees of freedom of speech and press through its advocacy efforts.
Theatre Communications Group (TCG)
Theatre Communications Group (TCG), the national organization for the American theatre, was founded in 1961 with the mission "(t)o strengthen, nurture and promote the professional not-for-profit American theatre." TCG offers its members networking and knowledge-building opportunities through our conferences, events, research and communications; grants approximately $2 million per year to theatre companies and individual artists; advocates on the federal level and serves as the U.S. Center of the International Theatre Institute, connecting its constituents to the global theatre community.
- CST Blog
The CST Blog is associated with the journal, Critical Studies in Television, one of the top television-studies publications. Both blog and journal publish content that seeks to establish television studies as a distinct, though multi-modal and multidisciplinary, academic entity.
- Media Commons: A Digital Scholarly Network
MediaCommons is a community network for scholars, students, and practitioners in media studies, promoting exploration of new forms of publishing within the field. Through this network, they hope to refocus scholarship in the field on the communication and discussion of new ideas in the field.
- Observations on Film Art
This is one of the most recognized blogs in film studies, authored by two well-known scholars in the field. Entries are engaging, scholarly, and and informative for both the novice and experienced film studies connoisseur.
- Pew Research Center: Journalism & Media
This Pew Research Center blog shares important data, analysis, news, and reports related to journalism. Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping America and the world.
3620, from the Annenberg School for Communication at the University of Pennsylvania, is a podcast of and about communication scholarship.
Aca-Media is a monthly podcast that presents an academic perspective on media. Hosts Christine Becker and Michael Kackman explore current scholarship, issues in the media industries, questions in pedagogy and professional development, and events in the world of media studies.
Journalism/Works is an ongoing program of the Newseum Institute that focuses on journalism that matters — news reports in print, broadcast and online that produce change, provide insight and that fulfill the “watchdog on government” mission envisioned for a free press in the First Amendment.
News & General Interest
Advertising Age is the leading global source of news, intelligence and conversation for the marketing and media community.
Covers theatrical trends and events, stage artists of every stripe, and economic and legislative developments affecting the arts.
Quill: A Magazine by the Society of Professional Journalists
Quill is a respected resource for journalists, industry leaders, students and educators on issues central to journalism.
Recognized and respected throughout the world of show business, Variety is the premier source of entertainment news.