Twitter Accounts for Journalists

August 12, 2016 — Here’s a brief list of Twitter accounts that can help college and high school students stay on top of journalism issues. Let me know if I’ve missed a favorite of yours.

@APstylebook – provided by Associated Press to complement the AP Style Guide.

@brianstelter — maintained by Brian Stelter, Brian Stelter, a media reporter for The New York Times known for his digital journalism reporting.

@CJR – provided by the Columbia Journalism Review, a bimonthly magazine published by the Columbia University Graduate School of Journalism.

@comminternships — maintained by journalism educator Steven Chappell, the site offers a list of “internships and jobs of interest to students majoring in communications.”

@jayrosen_nyu – maintained by Jay Rosen, a professor of journalism at New York University, who keeps up on all things digital journalism.

@jjobs_tweets  — presented to keep journalists informed of job openings and career tips.

@JournalistsLike — kept by a pair of journalists who collaborate on Stuff Journalists Like, “a satirical blog about journalism and the media.”

@journtoolbox — maintained by Mike Reilly, a teacher at Arizona State University, this feed in linked to a huge resource of journalism tools.

@NiemanLab – established by Harvard University’s Nieman Journalism Lab.

@ONA – created by the Online News Association, which hosts an annual journalism conference and awards program.

@Poynter – established by the Poynter Institute, a non-profit journalism institute based in Florida.

@pressfreedom – maintained by the Committee to Protect Journalists, an organization dedicated to protecting journalists throughout the world.

@romenesko — established by Jim Romenesko, who writes a blog that features “news, commentary and links about journalism and media.”

@spj_tweets — provided by the Society of Professional Journalists, the largest broad-based journalism organization in the country.

@SPLC — kept by the staff at the Student Press Law Center, a non-profit that serves as the country’s top “advocate for student free press rights.”

@stevebuttry — maintained by Steve Buttry, a former digital transformation editor at Digital First Media.


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