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SheBooks launches with contests and stable of writers

Shebooks launched Jan. 2 and now has 12 e-books and some top rankings in Amazon's hot releases.

Silicon Hills crowdfunds print magazine overshot its Kickstarter funding goal and will launch a print magazine at the SXSW Interactive conference in Austin.

BOXX makes its match with crowdfunding

Tasked with raising $2,000 to leverage a matching amount, Boxx Magazine has turned to GoFundMe and to Eventbrite to help make the match.


News Chops Report

News Chops

Nola Vie partners with public radio

Public broadcasters are finding new ways to engage in more local journalism, especially more investigative and enterprise journalism, than ever before. See how New Orleans does it.

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Carolina Public Press partners with all media in the state

CPP spearheads investigations, trains journalists from around the state, and shares content across the board with any news organization that wants it.

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Organizations for Women Journalists

American Women in Radio and Television (AWRT): National membership organization working to improve opportunities for and images of women in broadcasting.

Association for Women in Communications (AWC): Professional organization that champions the advancement of women across all communications disciplines.

Association for Women in Sports Media (AWSM): Support network for women journalists, editors, producers and broadcasters who cover sports.

International Women’s Media Foundation (IWMF): Provides training and aims to strengthen women’s voices in the media, representing women journalists from over 100 countries.

Journalism and Women Symposium (JAWS): Brings together women journalists, educators and researchers for professional support and personal growth.

Mentoring, Inspiring Women in Radio (MIW): Women radio executives committed to the advancement of women in the industry.

National Federation of Press Women (NFPW): National network for women working in communications and journalism.

Women’s Media Center (WMC): Advocacy group for equitable treatment of women in the media.

Women In Media and News (WIMN): Advocacy group that promotes equity for women as subjects, sources, producers and reporters of news.

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