American Illustration / American Photography Essential daily updates on photography and illustration, plus a very prestigious and high profile annual competition and online exhibit.
Art Directors Club Awards, exhibits, events, and ongoing programs.
Assocation of Alternative Newsmedia A group of 120 alternative news organizations, most of them altweekly newspapers. Links to stories, blogs, and news.
Society of Illustrators Exhibits, illustration news, and a great annual competition. They have a great ongoing series of events.
Society for News Design The professional association of newspaper designers and visual journalists.
Society of Publication Designers The professional association of magazine designers, photo editors, and other creatives. They have a lively, inspiring, active website that is regularly updated with the latest in publication design.
Type Directors Club The professional association of type designers, typographers, and related art directors. Based in NYC, they have wonderful regular speaker events and exhibits.