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Liz Gruchala-Gilbert

Communication, Journalism, Film

Assistant Professor Liz Gruchala-Gilbert is the liaison librarian for Communication, Journalism, & Film             

Office: #129 Main floor of the library

Phone:  206-281-2790



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Communication     Journalism    Film





Media Matters for America  : non-profit that checks the facts in media bias to reveal what is true and what is misinformation

Project New Media Literacies : "a research initiative based within USC's Annenberg School for Communication, explores how we might best equip young people with the social skills and cultural competencies required to become full participants in an emergent media landscape and raise public understanding about what it means to be literate in a globally interconnected, multicultural world."

Museum of Broadcast Communications : Exhibits, clips and archives for the history of TV and radio

American Rhetoric : Created by Michael Eidenmuller at The University of Texas at Tyler, contains primary source material through the Online Speech Bank and other collections. Includes the "Christian Rhetoric" page.

Online Communication Studies Resources : well-organized links in all areas of communication from the University of Iowa's Department of Communication Studies

Test Your Knowledge of Human Communication : Questions from the Communication Institute for Online Scholarship


Online Open-Access Communication Journals

 Online Advertisement Collection - From Duke University Libraries


Life Photo Archive : Hosted by Google, images from Life Magazine going back to the 1860s; many of these photographs were never actually published

Newspaper Association of America : All about the newspaper business

Society of Professional Journalists: Code of Ethics : Includes the society's ethics code plus information on First Amendment issues

Reporting on Religion : a Primer on Journalism's Best Beat E-book (PDF) by Diane Connolly and edited by Debra L. Mason

Center for Public Integrity "Investigative journalism in the public interest"

Extra! Extra! Current investigative writing from Investigative Reporters and Editors, Inc.

Committee to Protect Journalists: a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting free press around the world

International Center for Journalists : "a non-profit, professional organization, promotes quality journalism worldwide in the belief that independent, vigorous media are crucial in improving the human condition"

Project for Excellence in Journalism : research about the media's performance and influence

Reporters Without Borders : News from this international press freedom organization

Pulitzer Prizes: The official site for these writing awards, includes winners, history and entry forms.

Newseum: The interactive museum of news; daily front pages from around the world.

First Amendment Center Library: From Vanderbilt University; provides research, news, and legal information about First Amendment issues



Film Literature Index - Search for article citations for the years 1976 to 2001.

Movie: A Journal of Film Criticism

Origins of American Animation - From the Library of Congress, animated films and clips from 1900-1921

National Film Preservation Board

Glossary of Film Terms

George Eastman House: International Museum of Photography and Film in Rochester, NY

Images: a journal of film and popular culture

All Movie Guide and Internet Movie Database : the most popular film guides on the Internet

Silent Era : Database of information on over 21,000 silent films from 1888-1929