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  1. When writing your site''s title please ensure it is the same as your organization.
  2. When writing your site''s description, please tell what your site offers in a clear and concise statement without hype or promotional language.
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This category is for sites that include some criticism or analysis of the news media. That doesn't include sites that comment on the business news of the media companies. If your site is more relevant to business news regarding the media companies you should submit it to Top: News: Media: Industry News. If your site comments on news stories from a particular perspective you should submit it to News Analysis and Opinion.
For web sites related to broadcast journalism information and issues. See also the descriptions for:
Sites related to training, employment and career enhancement for media professionals.
While this category encourages links to online academic resources, it is preferable to submit links to actual online content, i.e. working websites, online articles, online perspectives, histories, PDF documents and lectures, rather than just links to academic course catalogs, departments, or courses of study. The category encourages online education, and is not in the business of selling books or courses online. We also welcome sites maintained by working professionals in the fields of advertising and the media arts, with content on their craft from the producer side.
Media Literacy is concerned with websites and articles and collections of scholarly material on critical thinking and viewing skills for the consumers of news, entertainment, and advertising.
Please submit your web site to the appropriate subcategory based on the medium you work in.
This category will lead you to other sections of the Open Directory listing web sites related to the producers of media and news in a variety of print and broadcast formats.
This category covers web sites providing a means for group-based reporting of news by citizens.

Key element are: 1/ audience participation; and 2/ a collaborative and contributory approach in news reporting.

Personal weblogs and other kinds of "thin media" (such as mailing lists, email newsletters) belong at other categories.

Avenues that support and foster citizen journalism, the act of people "playing an active role in the process of collecting, reporting, analyzing and disseminating news and information". [Quote from We Media: How Audiences are Shaping the Future of News and Information, by Shayne Bowman and Chris Willis].
News Services provide news headlines, stories, photos, and breaking news on a regular schedule, frequently updated throughout the day, for distribution to subscribers of those services. Wire services and news syndication services are typical examples of the news services collected here.

See also the descriptions of:

News Services provide news headlines, stories, photos, and breaking news on a regular schedule, frequently updated throughout the day, for distribution to subscribers of those services. Wire services and news syndication services are typical examples of the news services collected here. See also the descriptions of:
Media Watchdog groups are organizations whose mission is to monitor the producers of mainstream news, advertising, and entertainment and to monitor policymaking in the media arena.
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