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News Journalists.com?

Discussion in 'Journalism topics only' started by always_looking, Sep 11, 2008.

  1. Folks,

    I know that SportsJournalists.com tried a news journalists message board a while back that didn't fly. Since then, have any similar sites for news (non-sports) journalists popped up that someone can direct me to? Thanks in advance for any help.
  2. Songbird

    Songbird Well-Known Member

    This is far from a sports-journo-dominated site. Lots of sporst journos, yes, but an equal amount not in sports.
  3. spaceman

    spaceman Active Member

    RIP NewsMAIT
  4. Baron Scicluna

    Baron Scicluna Well-Known Member

    Used to love reading that site. Shame that it went away.
  5. 2muchcoffeeman

    2muchcoffeeman Active Member

    Used to be a forum called Poison Kitchen which was excellent as well.
  6. Rosie

    Rosie Active Member

    Back to the topic at hand:

    Like some one else mentioned, there's lots of non-sports journos here. I'm one of them - business, government and cops - although I used to be an SE for a small weekly.

    I have found the journalism board on here an invaluable resource, up to asking an AP style question on a news story because I'm either away from my AP book or my book is so old I can't find the answer I need.

    I usually can find that answer here - which is what keeps me from leaving the board when I get aggravated by some of the piddly crap on the other sub-boards.

    There's some great people here, willing to help. Don't ever think that help is limited to sports writing only.
  7. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Absolutely. I've posted news stories and opinion columns on the Writers Workshop threads. I've gotten excellent feedback from several people on here.
  8. dooley_womack1

    dooley_womack1 Well-Known Member

    I'm not great, but I'll help, too.
  9. forever_town

    forever_town Well-Known Member

    Later in the week, I'll be willing to help as much as I can.

    Early in the week, I'm focusing on putting my paper out.
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