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NSPA has revised and updated its Model Code of Ethics, and members will soon receive a copy as a membership benefit.

It was written by Randy G. Swikle, adviser at Johnsburg High School (Illinois) for more than 30 years, and its 2017 editor was Logan Aimone, former NSPA executive director, now journalism adviser and teacher at the University of Chicago Laboratory Schools.

2019 editors were Dow Tate, journalism adviser, Shawnee Mission East High School, Overland Park, Kansas; Mitch Eden, journalism adviser, Kirkwood High School, St. Louis, and NSPA Board of Directors; and Ron Johnson, NSPA/ACP communications director.

A directory of links for resources and organizations of interest to student journalists.

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Legal/First Amendment/FOI
American Civil Liberties Union
American Society of Access Professionals
Committee to Protect Journalists
Electronic Frontier Foundation
Federal Courts Locator
Free Expression
International Trademark Association
JEA Press Rights
National Coalition Against Censorship
National Freedom of Information Coalition
Newseum’s Freedom Forum
Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press
Security on Campus
Student Press Law Center
U.S. Copyright Office

Regional Student Press Organizations
Alabama Scholastic Press Association
Chippewa Valley School Press Association (Wisconsin)
Colorado High School Press Association
Empire State School Press Association (New York)
Florida Scholastic Press Association
Garden State Scholastic Press Association (New Jersey)
Indiana High School Press Association
Iowa High School Press Association
Interscholastic League Press Association (Texas)
Journalism Education Association of Northern California
Journalism Educators of Minnesota
Kansas Scholastic Press Association
Kettle Moraine Press Association (Wisconsin, Illinois)
Louisiana Scholastic Press Association
Maryland/D.C. Scholastic Press Association
Michigan Interscholastic Press Association
Minnesota High School Press Association
Nebraska High School Press Association
North Carolina Scholastic Media Association
Northern Interscholastic Press Association (North Dakota)
Northwest Scholastic Press Association (Oregon)
Ohio Scholastic Media Association
Oklahoma Interscholastic Press Association
Southern Interscholastic Press Association (South Carolina)

Professional Media Membership Organizations
American Copy Editors Society
American Press Institute
American Society of Magazine Editors
American Society of Newspaper Editors
Asian American Journalists Association
Associated Press Managing Editors Association
Association for Alternative Newsweeklies
Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication
Association for Women in Communication
Association of Opinion Journalists
Catholic Press Association
Inland Press Association
International Communication Association
Investigative Reporters and Editors
National Association of Black Journalists
National Association of Broadcasters
National Association of Hispanic Journalists
National Association of Science Writers
National Communication Association
National Federation of Press Women
National Institute for Computer Assisted Reporting
National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association
National Newspaper Association
National Press Club
National Press Photographers Association
Native American Journalists Association
Newspaper Association of America
Organization of News Ombudsmen
Public Relations Society of America
Radio and Television Digital News Association
Society for News Design
Society of Environmental Journalists
Society of Professional Journalists

Resources: Organizations
American Medical Association
Center for Environmental Journalism
Center for Investigative Reporting
Center for Responsive Politics
D.C. Internships
Elements of Style
Finding Data on the Internet
Gay and Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation
Journalism Education Association
NASPA – Student Affairs Administrators in Higher Education
National Association for the Advancement of Colored People
National Center on Disability and Journalism
National Collegiate Athletic Association
National Organization for Women
New England Center for Investigative Reporting
Poynter Institute for Media Studies
Prof. KRG
Project Vote Smart
Public Agenda
The Pulitzer Prizes
The Journalist’s Toolbox

Resources: Government
Bureau of Alcohol, Tobacco, and Firearms
Central Intellegence Agency
Department of Agriculture
Department of Commerce
Department of Defense
Department of Education
Department of Energy
Department of Health and Human Services
Department of Housing and Urban Development
Department of Justice
Department of Labor
Department of State
Department of the Interior
Department of Transportation
Department of Treasury
Drug Enforcement Agency
Environmental Protection Agency
Equal Emplyment Opportunity Commission
Federal Aviation Administration
Federal Bureau of Investigation
Federal Communications Commission
Federal Trade Commission
Food and Drug Administration
General Accounting Office
Internal Revenue Service
National Endowment for the Arts
Occupational Safety and Health Administration
Selective Service System
Social Security Administration
The White House
U.S. Census Bureau
U.S. Commission on Civil Rights
U.S. Customs Service

Syndicates and Press Services
AP Wilde World Photos
Creators Syndicate
Getty Images
King Features Syndicate
New York Times Syndicate
PR Newswire
Religion News Service
Scripps Howard News Service
The Associated Press
The Canadian Press
Tribune Media Services
TV Data
United Media
United Press International
Universal Press Syndicate
Washington Post Writers Group

Channel One
College Media Network
iCampus Times
MCT Campus
School Newspapers Online
Learn about Domains and HTML

Printers and Publishers
Friesen Yearbooks
Gardena Valley Web Offset
Herff Jones
Issuu (Digital Publishing)
Pacific Publishing Company
Picaboo Yearbooks
Signature Offset
Walsworth Publishing

Advertising Placement
Ad Pro
Campus Media
Campus Party Inc.
Flyte Desk
Media Bistro
Scholastic Advertising
Signal Campus

Technical Resources
AP Newsfinder
Audit Bureau of Circulation
Multi-Ad Services
Nieman Lab
Pew Research Center
Proquest Information and Learning
Web Monkey
Web Reference

Industry News and Blogs
Ad Age on Campus
Adviser Update
AEJMC scholastic Journalism Division
American Journalism Review
Blend Magazine
College Media Review
Columbia Journalism Review
Communication: Journalism Education Today (C-JET)
Community College Journalists
Fast Company
Media Matters
Narrative Magazine
Nieman Storyboard
Online Journalism Review
Poynter NewsU
PR Weekly
Quill & Scroll
Sports Journalists

Adobe Type
Charles Apple
Garcia Media
HOW Design
Magazine Designing
News Page Designer
Print Mag
Ron Reason Consulting
Society of Publication Designers
Web Design

Digital Media/Broadcasting
Adobe TV
JEA Digital Media
Knight Digital Media Center
Story Bench

College Photographer of the Year
Lors Studio
Sports Shooter
Thornton Studio