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JOUR 411: Digital Newsroom (Easter): Library Guides

Resources for journalists on writing about people, sports, events, music, art, fashion, movies, TV, etc.

Journalism Toolkits & Resource Guides

Newspaper Databases/Google Trends

Entertainment Sources

Writing about People


Sports Illustrated: Sports news and expert analysis including NFL, NBA, NHL, MLB, NASCAR, college athletics.

ESPN: Cable TV network with sports (college, pro, etc.) news coverage, scores, highlights and commentary.

2018 Participation Report: The Physical Activity Council’s annual study tracking sports, fitness, and recreation participation in the US.

Writing about Events

Writing about Music

Writing about Art & Fashion Considered the world’s first fashion site that has connected leading fashion and luxury brands with millions of fashion-savvy consumers since 1995. News, trends, street, beauty, culture, fashion shows.

Fashion Photography Archive: Digital hub for interdisciplinary research in fashion and dress.

Writing about Movies Entertainment news magazine for over 100 years focusing on film, TV, theater, music, etc. Breaking news about Hollywood and entertainment, including movies, TV, reviews and industry blogs.

U.S. Trends in Arts Attendance and Literary Reading 2002-2017, Natl. Endowment for the Arts: These statistics come from the 2017 Survey of Public Participation in the Arts, the nation’s premier instrument for tracking adult patterns of arts engagement

Writing about Television



TV Tango

Provides current and historical prime time television listings dating back to 1950, with selected programming outside of prime time. Includes episode lists with synopses and original air dates, awards, and ratings, along with links to Wikipedia, IMDB, TV Guide, BFI and video streaming sites.

Urban Affairs Librarian

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Susie Skarl, Urban Affairs Librarian
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