Language Tools

  • WordCount – English language word-usage frequency discovery tool
  • Dialect Map – Aggregate US English-language dialect mapping tool

Internet Communities

  • Redditthe 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

Infographics

  • 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.

Watchdog

Corporate

  • 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