- LittleSis: https://littlesis.org/ Wiki on members of the ruling class and their relationships to one another, backed up by the Center for Responsive Politics’ data.
- OpenSecrets: http://www.opensecrets.org/ Run by the Center for Responsive Politics as well. Articles and data on money in American politics.
- Distributed Denial of Secrets: https://ddosecrets.com/ Hacked and leaked documents, mostly from the American government, mostly as .csv and .pdf files. BlueLeaks is on here.
- Google Public Data Explorer: https://www.google.com/publicdata/directory Search and visualize 137 publicly available datasets.
- Google Dataset Search: https://datasetsearch.research.google.com/ Expands on the Public Data Explorer, providing links to independent data. (Some of the data providers require paid subscriptions.)
- Census Reporter: https://censusreporter.org/ Free database of U.S. Census information designed for easy access.
- Data Commons: https://datacommons.org/ Another free data access tool.
- FOIA Machine: https://www.foiamachine.org/ Expedite your Freedom of Information Act requests.
- Hemingway: http://www.hemingwayapp.com/ Check and edit your writing for readability, with the free online tool or with the app ($20). Also allows you to mark up your writing for web publishing.
- LibreOffice: https://www.libreoffice.org/download/download/ Free Microsoft Office alternative, downloadable on all platforms.
- Unsplash: https://unsplash.com/ HD images, including stock images and photos of current events, all completely free to use.
- Creative Commons Search: https://search.creativecommons.org/ Search images in the Creative Commons Database. Be sure to use the attribution tool if using an image with an attribution license.
- Wikimedia Commons: https://commons.wikimedia.org/ Search Wikimedia for freely usable images, videos, and audio files.
- Getty Images (embed): https://www.gettyimages.ca/editorial-images Any images on the Getty Images website may be freely used by embedding them. See here for more details on how: https://www.gettyimages.com/resources/embed