College Media Association wants to help you as you move your classes online and learn to advise your student media staff remotely. The following is a list of resources to assist you in remote education and advising. We will update the list as new resources become available. Have suggestions of resources to include? Email  

Education Resources

#collegemedia - Follow the hashtag on Facebook and Twitter to see examples of how student media outlets are covering COVID-19 on their campuses. Use the hashtag when sharing your students’ best work.

College Media Association

College Media Association COVID-19 Slack group for advisers

Dynamics of Writing

Poynter Free News University Courses

Prof KRG

Student Media Corona Coverage

Webinars and Materials 

From CMA and IRE: Students: Internship or Not, How to Make the Most of Your Summer with COVID-19 

Tipsheet from Students and Internship Webinar

Poynter Session: Job-Hunting During a Pandemic

Health Organizations

World Health Organization: Coronavirus

CDC: Coronavirus Situation Summary and Resources

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Map

Johns Hopkins Coronavirus Data

National Institute of Allergy and Infectious Diseases

Department of Health and Human Services: Coronavirus

White House/CDC Coronavirus Guidelines


Journalism organizations

AP Stylebook: Coronavirus Topical Guide

National Association of Broadcasters: Coronavirus Response Toolkit

The Dart Center for Journalism & Trauma: COVID-19 Reporting

ICFJ: 10 Tips for Journalists Covering COVID-19

Journalist’s Toolbox: Coronavirus Resources

RCFP: Public Records and Open Meetings Measures Related to Coronavirus

Poynter: Reader’s Guide to Understanding Coronavirus

Poynter: A Guide to Responsible Reporting Around Coronavirus

RCFP: COVID-19: Press Freedom and Government Transparency

Society of Professional Journalists: Coronavirus Info and Resources

Student Press Law Center: Coronavirus Toolkit



Adobe Creative Cloud - free access for students and teachers through May

Airtable - data management and organization

Coda - documentation and project management

Crew -  asynchronous communication

Evernote - document storage

Google Hangouts - video conferencing

Kanban Flow - project management platform

Monday - documentation and project management

Notion - documentation and project management

Range - project management

Skype - video conferencing

Slack - asynchronous communication

Trello - project management

WhatsApp Group - messaging and calling

Zoom - video conferencing