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COMMUNICATIONS/MEDIA
American Business Media Supports business-to-business information providers.
Association for Women in Communications Promotes the advancement of women in all communications disciplines.
Center for Communication Educates tomorrow's media professionals by connecting college students to industry leaders.
Center for Media Education Works to create a quality media culture.
Center for Media & Public Affairs Conducts studies on news and entertainment.
The Freedom Forum Promotes free press and free speech.
International Women's Media Foundation Works to strengthen the role of women in the news media around the world.
Media Communications Association-International Networking and resources for media professionals.
Media Research Center Works to bring political balance and responsibility to media.
Media Tenor A resource for information on media content information to help ensure and protect balanced journalism.
National Asssociation of Minority Media Executives Represents executives of color working in all areas of media.
New York Women in Communications Promotes the advancement of women in all fields of communications.
Paley Center for Media Leads the discussion about the significance of media for the professional community and media-interested public.


BOOKS
American Booksellers Association Represents U.S. independent bookstores.
American Society of Journalists and Authors An organization of nonfiction writers.
Association of American Publishers The principal trade association of the book publishing industry.
The Center For the Book: Organizations & Programs An exhaustive directory of book groups.
International Publishers Association A group of national publisher associations recognized as representative of each country.


ENTERTAINMENT
American Film Institute Advances and preserves the art of filmmaking.
Directors Guild of America Represents working directors in film.
Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Represents working actors in film.
Motion Picture Association of America The voice and advocate of the American motion picture industry.
Recording Industry Association of America Supports and promotes the U.S. recording industry.
Writers Guild of America Represents working writers in film, broadcasting, cable and new media.


INTERNET
Association of Internet Professionals Supports and represents the global community of Internet professionals.
Association for Interactive Media Works to drive the evolution of interactive media to enhance the global economy.
Cellular Telecommunications Industry Association Representing the wireless industry.
Center for Digital Democracy Preserves and supports an open, diverse and democratic Internet environment.
Interactive Advertising Bureau A group devoted to maximizing interactive advertising.
Internet Corporation for Assigned Names and Numbers (ICANN) Coordinates the assignment of Internet domain names and IP addresses.
Internet Society Provides leadership in issues confronting the future of the Internet.
NetCoalition Committed to building user confidence in the Internet.
Online Privacy Alliance Promotes the protection of individuals' privacy online.
Online Publishers Association Represents high-quality online content providers.
Software & Information Industry Association Supports the software and digital information industry.
United States Internet Council Provides reliable information and analysis on Internet policy issues.
U.S. Internet Industry Association North American trade group for Internet commerce, content and connectivity.
WAP Forum Responsible for developing standards for wireless communications.
World Wide Web Artists' Consortium Works to grow the Internet as a creative and business environment and a forum for communication and collaboration.
World Wide Web Consortium Develops common protocols to promote the evolution of the Web.


JOURNALISM
American Copy Editors Society Professional organization of copy editors.
American Press Institute Training and development for journalists.
American Society of Business Publication Editors For journalists in the business, trade and specialty press.
Asian American Journalists Association Works to ensure fair and accurate coverage of Asian Pacific American communities.
Association of Music Writers and Photographers Professional group for music journalists.
Association for Women Journalists Supports women in journalism and promotes respectful treatment of women by the news media.
Committee to Protect Journalists Promotes press freedom around the world.
Editorial Freelancers Association Represents editorial freelancers.
International Center for Journalists Offers professional development programs that promote news coverage of global issues.
International Federation of Journalists Represents 500,000 journalists in more than 100 countries.
Investigative Reporters and Editors Educational services for investigative journalists.
National Association of Black Journalists The world's largest media organization for people of color.
National Association of Hispanic Journalists Supports Hispanics in the news industry.
National Lesbian and Gay Journalists Association Fosters fair and accurate coverage of lesbian and gay issues.
National Press Club Supports news professionals.
National Press Foundation Professional development programs and awards for journalists.
National Press Photographers Association Supports news photographers.
National Writers Union A union of freelance writers who work for American publishers or employers.
Native American Journalists Association Serves Native communicators through programs designed to enrich journalism.
Newspaper Guild-CWA Represents journalists.
New York Press Club Works to meet the needs and interests of professional journalists.
Online News Association For journalists who produce news on the Internet and other digital platforms.
Poynter Institute A school for journalists, future journalists and teachers of journalism.
Project for Excellence in Journalism An initiative to clarify and raise the standards of American journalism.
Reporters Committee For Freedom of the Press Provides legal help to journalists and news organizations.
Society of American Business Editors and Writers Encourages comprehensive, unbiased reporting of economic events.
Society of Environmental Journalists Dedicated to enhancing the quality, accuracy and visibility of environmental news reporting.
Society of Professional Journalists The largest journalism organization in the United States.
White House Correspondents' Association Represents the White House press corps.


MAGAZINES
American Society of Magazine Editors Professional society of senior editors of consumer magazines.
Canadian Magazine Publishers Association Rrepresents more than 300 Canadian consumer magazines.
Independent Press Association Promotes and supports independent publications in the U.S. and Canada.
International Federation of the Periodical Press (FIPP) Promotes editorial, cultural and economic interests of magazine publishers.
Magazine Publishers of America The industry association for consumer magazines.
Periodical Publishers Association The leading trade organization of U.K. magazine publishers.


NEWSPAPERS
American Society of Newspaper Editors The principal organization of newspaper editors throughout the Americas.
American Association of Sunday and Features Editors Promotes the quality of features in newspapers.
Association of Alternative Newsweeklies The trade group for alternative newspapers in North America.
Associated Press Managing Editors An association of U.S. and Canadian editors whose newspapers are members of The Associated Press.
Inland Press Association Assists with continuing education programs for newspaper managers and employees.
International Newspaper Marketing Association Works to strengthen the marketing of newspaper companies' products.
National Newspaper Association Promotes and supports American community newspapers.
Newspaper Association of America Represents the newspaper industry in the United States and Canada.
Society for News Design Professional organization for designers, art directors, editors and publishers.
World Association of Newspapers Represents and promotes the newspaper industry internationally.


TELEVISION & RADIO
American Federation of Television and Radio Artists (AFTRA) Represents professionals in news and broadcasting and others.
Association of Local Television Stations The voice of local U.S. television stations.
Broadcast Education Association For professors, industry professionals and graduate students in electronic media.
Cable & Telecommunications Association for Marketing Dedicated to developing consumer marketing excellence in cable TV, new media and telecommunications.
Hollywood Radio and Television Society The group's Newsmaker Luncheons are a leading networking forum for the Hollywood creative community.
International Radio & Television Society Offers educational programs on electronic media.
National Academy of Television Arts & Sciences The world's largest television professional association.
National Association of Broadcasters Serves and represents America's radio and television stations.
National Association of Minorities in Communications Promotes diversity in telecommunications.
National Association of Television Program Executives The influential television programming organization.
National Cable Television Association Supports the cable television industry.
NewsLab A non-profit television news laboratory that helps local stations.
Radio-Television News Directors Association Serves broadcasting news operations.
Syndicated Network Television Association Communicates to advertisers and media buyers the benefits of television syndication.
Television Bureau of Advertising Provides resources for its members and helps advertisers make the best use of local television.


ADVERTISING/MARKETING/PR
The Advertising Club A leader in the communications industry in New York.
Ad Council Creates public service announcements for U.S. audiences.
Advertising Research Foundation A professional organization in advertising, marketing and media research.
American Advertising Federation Advocates for the rights of advertisers.
American Association of Advertising Agencies The U.S. trade association of the advertising agency business.
American Marketing Association The world's largest and most comprehensive professional society of marketers.
Association of National Advertisers The premier U.S. marketing and advertising trade group.
Business Marketing Association A professional association for business-to-business marketers and communicators.
International Association of Business Communicators (IABC) Provides resources to help members achieve excellence in public relations and communications.
Media Research Club of Chicago Dedicated to the practice of media research.
Publicity Club of New York Dedicated to bringing leading journalists together with PR professionals.
Public Relations Society of America (PRSA) The world's largest professional group for public relations practitioners.


GOVERNMENT
Federal Communications Commission (FCC) Establishes policies to govern interstate and international communications by television, radio, wire, satellite and cable.
Federal Trade Commission (FTC) Enforces federal antitrust and consumer protection laws, and works to ensure that U.S. markets function competitively.

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