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Fact Checking & Media Literacy: Be a Savvy Media Consumer

 

Best of NJ Journalism

Best of New Jersey Journalism

The New Jersey Press Association's Better Newspaper Contest designates annual awards for the best in editorial writing and photography in New Jersey.  While the awards are meant to showcase excellent journalism work by New Jersey reporters and their peers, the awards can also inform media consumers of examples of high-quality local journalism.  This page features past winners.

"New Jersey Press Association’s Editorial Contest encourages excellence by recognizing the achievements of NJPA member newspapers and digital news organizations. The contest looks to the future by encouraging news organizations to find new ways to inform, entertain, enlighten and engage their readers"

Blogs About the Media

Blogs About the Media


Liz Arrington 
Displayed with permission from NJ News Commons

Below are links to blogs and podcasts about journalism and news media. Did we miss one? Let us know.

BuzzMachine
http://buzzmachine.com

Common Sense Journalism
http://commonsensej.blogspot.com

Digidave Blog
http://blog.digidave.org

Free Press
http://www.freepress.net

Global Voices
http://globalvoicesonline.org

Jay Rosen's PressThink
http://pressthink.org

KMDC Berkeley
http://multimedia.journalism.berkeley.edu/blog/

Media Decoder Blog – New York Times
http://mediadecoder.blogs.nytimes.com

Nieman Journalism Lab
http://www.niemanlab.org

Neiman Journalism Lab: Fuego
http://www.niemanlab.org/fuego/

On The Media (Radio)
www.wnyc.org/shows/otm

Poynter
http://www.poynter.org

 

 

What are the different parts of a news article?

Many of these definitions were adapted from Merriam Webster's Dictionary.

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