National Press Club


  • Columbia Journalism Review: CJR staff experts
  • Experts arranged by topic: Universities/Think Tanks, General and Authors sections are useful for one-stop shopping for experts on a wide variety of topics. Compiled by Kitty Bennett, news librarian at St. Petersburg Times
  • Newswise Contact Directory: Database of universities, colleges, and other research organizations designed to help journalists find media contacts. It may be searched by institution name, location, subject area, or institution type
  • Profnet: Connect with experts either by sending a query to their network of professional communicators or by searching nearly 20,000 expert profiles.
  • World Bank experts: Can filter by subject area

First Amendment

Journalism Jobs

Journalism Organizations

Investigative Journalism

Media Credentials & Accreditation

  • Foreign Press Center: Information from the State Department on getting media credentials in DC, New York, and LA
  • Senate Press Gallery: The Senate Press Gallery handles accreditation for daily newspapers, wire services and on-line publications to cover both House and Senate.


  • Internet Public Library: Directory of online newspapers from around the world
  • NewsAhead World News Forecast: Future world news headlines and the stories behind them - One year ahead for subscribers, One month ahead in the for free
  • Nexis: International news, business research, legal research, medical research and reference sources from 1964 - present. Contact the librarian for a search of this database.


  • TripAdvisor: Unbiased travel reviews about hotels, attractions and restaurants around the world