Media & Writers Associations

Ad Age Dataplace
Advertising Age magazine's databank of magazine circulation and revenue rankings.

American Business Media
The leading professional organization for editors in the specialized business press.

American Society of Magazine Editors
A professional organization for editors of consumer and business magazines edited, published, and sold in the United States

Association of Art Editors
Advances and sets standards for art editors. Provides a forum for the exchange of information among art editors and others involved in art-related publications.

Editorial Freelancers Association
A professional organization of self-employed workers in the publishing and communications industries. Among other things, a long, regularly updated list of online reference sites is available for copy editing and style, dictionaries, libraries, government, medical, and writing.

Folio: Magazine
The number-one trade magazine for magazine publishers and editors. Lots of industry news and features.

International Federation of the Periodical Press
The major international association for magazine publishers. A great site for magazine industry news.

Magazine Publishers of America
The nation’s leading professional organization for magazine publishers and editors.

National Association of Science Writers
Includes an archive of their listservs and links to personal pages of individual members, many of whom have covered technical and computer subjects for years.

National Writers Union
Trade union for freelance writers of all genres, working to improve the economic and working conditions of freelance writers through the collective strength of their members. Offers grievance resolution, industry campaigns, contract advice, health and dental plans, member education, job banks, networking, social events, and much more. Website contains hundreds of links for writers listed by  category, including organizations, resources, research and facts, university writing programs, conferences, salary surveys, media links, investigative reporting, libraries, quotations, workshops and seminars, grants and fellowships, and job banks.

Science and Medicine Special Interest Group of the American Society of Indexers
A national alliance of professional indexers with backgrounds in medical, engineering, and scientific fields. Associated with the American Society of Indexers.

Society for Technical Communication
Dedicated to advancing the art and science of technical communication. Members include technical writers, editors, graphic designers, videographers, multimedia artists, and others whose work involves making technical information available to those who need it.

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