Online Resources

Online Resources

SECTIONS BELOW:

Scholarly Organizations for Animal Protection

Media Watchdog Groups for Animal & Environmental Protection

Animal Rights Media

Media Reform Organizations

Professional Media Organizations for Human Minority Groups

 

Scholarly Organizations for Animal Protection:

Animals & Society Institute (ASI) www.animalsandsociety.org/main/

Faunalytics (formerly the Humane Research Council) of stats https://faunalytics.org 

Institute for Critical Animal Studies (ICAS) http://www.criticalanimalstudies.org/

International Environmental Communication Association (IECA) http://theieca.org/

Kimmela Center for Animal Advocacy http://www.kimmela.org/

 

Media Watchdog Groups for Animal & Environmental Protection:

Adnimalsfree.org (campaign by Spanish activists to end the use of wild animals in media productions) http://en.adnimalsfree.org/  (and there is a version in Spanish).

AnimalPledge.org (European coalition group promoting a pledge for media-makers to avoid using wild animals)   http://www.animalpledge.org/

PETA’s site for protection of animals used in film (U.S. context), to report abuse and see alternatives to use of live animal actors.  http://www.animalsinfilmandtv.com/

Center for Environmental Filmmaking (at American University) http://www.american.edu/soc/cef/

DawnWatch (animal news watch group whose listserv alerts you to major news stories on animals so you can give the media feedback)  http://www.dawnwatch.com/index.htm

Environmental Media Association awards http://www.ema-online.org/awards/

HSUS Genesis Media Awards for animal protection http://www.humanesociety.org/about/events/genesis_awards/

Society of Environmental Journalism (SEJ) (also gives awards) http://www.sej.org/

 

Animal Rights Media:

Animal Film Festival (out of California, USA) http://www.animalfilmfestival.org/

The Animals Voice (and “Earthlings”) magazines http://animalsvoice.com/

Animal Rights Zone podcasts http://arzone.ning.com/page/podcasts

Animals Today Radio  http://www.animalstodayradio.com/

The Dodo animal news organization https://www.thedodo.com/

Fur Bearer Defender Radio podcasts and blog (Canada)  http://thefurbearers.com/blog

Jane Unchained “video for the voiceless” animal rights media blog by broadcast reporter Jane Velez-Mitchell.

Psychology Today’s Animal Emotions column by biologist Dr. Marc Bekoff http://www.psychologytoday.com/blog/animal-emotions Also see his book Rewilding Our Hearts as Chapter 4 is his instructions for how to “rewild the media”

Sympathy at Slaughter – Canadian group who documents farmed animals headed to slaughter and spreads photos and videos on social media. Videos: https://www.youtube.com/channel/UC-MPRA6ZzZtFdxbqjiezf2A/videos  and still photos on Instagram: https://www.instagram.com/sympathy_at_slaughter/

Their Turn – Website for animal rights news, commentary, and calls to action. http://theirturn.net/

Tribe of Heart films http://www.tribeofheart.org/

VegNews Magazine (USA) http://vegnews.com/

Vegan Easy Magazine (Australia) http://www.livingvegan.com.au/

Vegan Life Magazine (UK) http://www.veganlifemag.com/

‘We Animals’ photojournalism record of nonhumans in the human environment (by Jo-Anne McArthur) http://weanimals.org/index.php

WRFG-Atlanta radio’s “In Tune to Nature” eco & animal protection program (Tuesdays 6:30pm EST wrfg.org) https://www.facebook.com/InTunetoNature

WRFG-Atlanta radio’s “Second Opinion Radio” animal rights program (Wednesdays 6pm EST wrfg.org) https://www.facebook.com/SecondOpinionRadio

 

Media Reform Organizations:

Adbusters anti-commercialism organization and magazine http://www.adbusters.org/information/

Center for Public Integrity (in support of investigative journalism) http://www.publicintegrity.org/

Fairness and Accuracy in Reporting (FAIR) http://fair.org/

Free Press http://www.freepress.net/

Media Channel http://www.mediachannel.org/

PR Watch by the Center for the Study of Media & Democracy http://www.prwatch.org/cmd/index.htm

Wildlife Filmmaking: IWFF Guidelines for Ethical Wildlife Filmmaking by the Center for Environmental Filmmaking and the International Wildlife Film Festival.

 

Professional Media Organizations for Human Minority Groups:

Asian-American Journalists Association http://www.aaja.org/

GLBTQ (GLAAD) guidelines http://www.glaad.org/reference

Institute for Public Accuracy (works on behalf of progressive, grassroots orgs)  http://www.accuracy.org/

National Association of Black Journalists http://www.nabj.org/

National Association of Hispanic Journalists http://www.nahj.org/

National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association http://www.nlgja.org/

Native American Journalists Association http://www.naja.com/

National Black Public Relations Society of America http://www.nbprs.org/

National Center on Disability and Journalism http://ncdj.org/

Women: Organizations supporting women in media (a list) http://www.newmediawomen.org/site/organizations_for_women_journalists/