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Siperstein Library: Journalism at Prep

On the Rack - Magazines at Prep

  • America: The Jesuit Review
  • Atlantic
  • Barron's
  • Car & Driver
  • Complex (Open Access)
  • Consumer Reports
  • Ebony - Please Order Direct
  • Economist
  • ESPN
  • Forbes
  • Fortune
  • Game Informer
  • Gulf Coast: A Journal of Literature and Fine Arts
  • Harper's Bazaar
  • Harper's Magazine
  • Kiplinger's Personal Finance
  • Make Magazine
  • National Geographic Magazine
  • New Yorker
  • Paris Review
  • Popular Mechanics
  • Popular Science
  • Rolling Stone
  • Scientific American
  • Smithsonian
  • Sports Illustrated
  • Time Magazine
  • Wired Magazine

Fact Checking Check Lists

Digital Resources

Journalism Resources

The Poynter Institute is a global leader in journalism. It is the world’s leading instructor, innovator, convener and resource for anyone who aspires to engage and inform citizens in 21st Century democracies. - Poynter

The American Press Institute helps transform news organizations for an audience-centered future. Our work with publishers focuses mostly on four areas:

1. Understand your audience               2. Get your audience to pay
3. Transform your culture                     4. Do your best journalism

Fact Checking Tools

The web site was founded by David Mikkelson, a project begun in 1994 as an expression of his interest in researching urban legends that has since grown into the oldest and largest fact-checking site on the Internet — one widely regarded by journalists, folklorists, and laypersons alike as one of the world’s essential resources. - Snopes
Fact-checking journalism is the heart of PolitiFact. Our core principles are independence, transparency, fairness, thorough reporting and clear writing. The reason we publish is to give citizens the information they need to govern themselves in a democracy. - PolitiFact
We are a nonpartisan, nonprofit “consumer advocate” for voters that aims to reduce the level of deception and confusion in U.S. politics. ...  Our goal is to apply the best practices of both journalism and scholarship, and to increase public knowledge and understanding. - Politifact
Media Bias/Fact Check (MBFC News), founded in 2015, is an independent online media outlet. MBFC News is dedicated to educating the public on media bias and deceptive news practices. MBFC News’ aim is to inspire action and a rejection of overtly biased media. Funding for MBFC News comes from site advertising, individual donors, and the pockets of our bias checkers. - MBFC
The Center for Media and Democracy (CMD) is a nationally-recognized watchdog that leads in-depth, award-winning investigations into the corruption that undermines our democracy, environment, and economic prosperity. - CMD

Statistical Resources

Pew Research Center is a nonpartisan fact tank that informs the public about the issues, attitudes and trends shaping the world. It conducts public opinion polling, demographic research, media content analysis and other empirical social science research. Pew Research Center does not take policy positions. It is a subsidiary of The Pew Charitable Trusts. - From Pew Research Center
The Brookings Institution is a nonprofit public policy organization based in Washington, DC. Our mission is to conduct in-depth research that leads to new ideas for solving problems facing society at the local, national and global level. - From the Brookings Institute
The Bureau of Labor Statistics (BLS) of the U.S. Department of Labor is the principal federal agency responsible for measuring labor market activity, working conditions, and price changes in the economy. Its mission is to collect, analyze, and disseminate essential economic information to support public and private decision making. --From the BLS
The Global Health Observatory is WHO's gateway to health-related statistics. Data are organized to monitor progress towards the Sustainable Development Goals (SDGs), including health status indicators to monitor progress towards for the overall health goal, indicators to track equity in health indicators, and the indicators for the specific health and health-related targets of the SDGs. - GHO
The Census Bureau's mission is to serve as the nation’s leading provider of quality data about its people and economy. The Census Bureau operates under Title 13 and Title 26 of the U.S. Code. Our goal is to provide the best mix of timeliness, relevancy, quality and cost for the data we collect and services we provide. - From U.S. Census Bureau
The UNESCO Institute for Statistics (UIS) is the official and trusted source of internationally-comparable data on education, science, culture and communication. As the official statistical agency of UNESCO, the UIS produces a wide range of indicators in UNESCO’s fields of action by working with national statistical offices, line ministries and other statistical organizations. - UIS
Collects and processes large amounts of data that is available as open access through the Creative Commons Attribution License. Much of the data deals with worldwide poverty.

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