NOTE: None of these resources should be construed as legal advice; please consult a licensed attorney for specific questions about the law and inquiries related to your situation.
A guide from the Local News Lab on how news events can foster engagement and expand revenue.
A guide from the Local News Lab on how to build lasting revenue and relationships through crowdfunding campaigns.
Data and Technology
A list of technology resources for journalists, from links to online classes in coding and website building to a wide variety of data sources on information related to New Jersey.
Links for professional organizations supporting journalists and news media.
Small Business Assistance
Sources for small businesses in New Jersey, including post-Sandy help, starting your own business, and resources to help grow and support a small business.
How to Get Credentials
A step-by-step guide for obtaining news credentials in New Jersey.
Blogs, podcasts and radio stations discussing journalism and the news media.
Legal Resources from Poynter
A list of legal resources for journalists, including contact information for libel/media insurance brokers, as well as a free online media law class offered by Poynter.
Links to Open Public Records
Information about the Open Public Records Act (OPRA), including where and how to file a request.
A list of lawyers who take OPRA cases on contingency.
Links to free online training sources, how-to videos from YouTube, and style guides.
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