Language Tools
  • WordCount - English language word-usage frequency discovery tool
  • Dialect Map - Aggregate US English-language dialect mapping tool
Internet Communities
  • Reddit - the platform for internet communities
Favorite Media Sources
  • Epoch Times - a major newspaper rooted in exposing practices of the China's communist government - Facebook
Journalism Research Sources
  • PEW Research - extensive research and reports of American society, media, government and more
  • Functional Art - Alberto Cairo is the leading expert on infographics. He does a mooc at the University of Texas Knight Center and repeats it regularly.


  • Little Sis - grassroots watchdog network connecting the dots between the world's most powerful people and organizations.
  • OpenCorporates - the open database of the corporate world
Government Privacy Journalism