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U.S. Government Press Office


The below addresses provide timely and accurate information about the U.S.G. latest events and public statements. Here you’ll find photos, video, and transcripts, as well as proclamations, and press releases.


Society and Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics
Members of the Society of Professional Journalists believe that public enlightenment is the forerunner of justice and the foundation of democracy. Ethical journalism strives to ensure the free exchange of information that is accurate, fair and thorough. An ethical journalist acts with integrity. The Society declares these four principles as the foundation of ethical journalism and encourages their use in its practice by all people in all media.

Learn About the United States (PDF 1.38 MB)
Quick Civics Lessons for the Naturalization Test

Library of Congress:  Country Study
Contains the electronic versions of 80 books previously published in hard copy as part of the Country Studies Series by the Federal Research Division.

Media Credentials
The United States has no central office (e.g. Ministry of Information) responsible for issuing of media credentials.  In general, media credentialing is administered by the respective press and/or media relations office of the host agency and/or organization.  Foreign Press Center (FPC) Media Relations Officers will do their best to collect helpful information and provide guidance on credentialing requirements for U.S. government agencies, private organizations, and/or high-profile events whenever possible.

Share America.gov
This site is managed by the Bureau of International Information Programs within the U.S. Department of State. External links to other Internet sites should not be construed as an endorsement of the views or privacy policies contained therein.

Google News Lab
Google’s mission is to organize the world’s information and make it universally accessible and useful. We created the News Lab to support the creation and distribution of the information that keeps us all informed about what’s happening in our world today quality journalism.

Media looking for on-line, non-partisan resources of election-related information may consult: RealClearPolitics, 538, 270 to Win, Ballotpedia, VoteUSA, the Center for Election Science, FactCheck, and Crowdpac.