INTERNET RESOURCES FOR COVERING CAMPAIGNS
Annenberg Public Policy Center
Research group offers primer on issue ads.
Best Practices in Journalism
A non-profit fostering innovative campaign coverage, includes video
clips and suggestions.
Beyond the Spin
Ideas for engaging candidates, including mini-debates,
from non-profit Campaign Legal Center (PDF file)
Campaign Coverage that Counts
A tip-sheet on covering campaigns for television.
Commission on Presidential Debates
Suggestions for hosting a "Debate Watch"
Covering Money and Politics
A tip sheet on covering money and politics on television, with essential
Political reporting tool sponsored by the Annenberg Center
at U. Penn.
Great Schools-School Board Elections
"What Every Voter Should Know," from a California education group.
Templates from U. Penn for political coverage on the Web.
Politics resource guide with helpful links.
Non-profit at U. Southern Cal. offers state-by-state resource guides,
Reporting on Polls
A useful guide to reporting on polls, from the National Council
on Public Polls.
SmartVoter-How to Judge a Candidate
Guide for evaluating candidates, could help to shape coverage.
CAMPAIGN NEWS & BACKGROUND
Track initiatives and referendums, state-by-state.
Campaigns and Elections Magazine
Published by Congressional Quarterly, features coverage of campaigns
at all levels. Some content requires paid membership.
Center for Voting and Democracy
Research group, with info and links on redistricting, runoff voting,
League of Women Voters
Issue briefs and links to voter information.
Project Vote Smart
Free service, with reporters' resource center, candidate statements,
Non-partisan briefings on issues.
Online news service tracks reporting on issues around the country.
Campaign news and links from The Hill newspaper.
Voter Information Services
Congressional voting records, and report cards on members from interest
Politics and opinion, with links to stories of interest to Hispanic
Links to news, issues of interest to voters of Indian heritage.
Research group focused on Latino voter participation.
Non-profit coalition seeking to increase political participation
by Americans aged 18 to 30.
Research project by Harvard's Kennedy School.