News From National Journalism Organizations

Get news and updates from some of journalism’s top organizations.

American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

“Word Crimes”: Thumbs up and thumbs down from the word community July 21, 2014

With three little minutes (3:48 to be precise), “Weird Al” Yankovic turned language discussion upside down. All week, copy editors... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Best practices for social media and journalism July 8, 2014

Using social media effectively requires traditional editing skills.  That’s why copy editors often are finding new roles as social media... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Tribute is a ‘thanks’ to retired DJNF executive director Rich Holden July 7, 2014

Rich Holden has touched the lives of thousands of editors young and old. On June 21, some of them were... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Associated Press Media Editors

APME Update

News from the Associated Press Media Editors, a national association of news editors from media including print, online and broadcasting, as well as journalism educators and students.

APME launches Career Center for job postings and job-seekers March 12, 2014

Today there is a new way to find great applicants for your newsroom. The Associate Press Media Editors' Career Center is free and focused on journalism.Visit www.apme.com/networking to post open po. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | Laura Sellers

Linda Austin hired as NewsTrain director February 27, 2014

APME is pleased to announce a new project director for its popular regional New Train workshops. Veteran editor and educator Linda Austin will run NewsTrain, a 10-year-old national touring workshop. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | Angie

APME Member Photograph of the Month for November 2013 February 12, 2014

The APME has honored this photograph as National Member Photo of the Month for November 2013.Thanks to John Rumbach and staff at The Herald in Jasper, Ind., for judging this month.Here is what the j. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | Laura Sellers

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

AEJMC Classifieds

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University of Nevada, Reno July 22, 2014

Reynolds School of Journalism Multiple Positions The Reynolds School of Journalism, a dynamic and growing program with great momentum and a spirit of collegiality, seeks four faculty colleagues, begin. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

The Poynter Institute July 22, 2014

The Poynter Institute is looking for a Digital Innovation Faculty Member who will lead the creation and delivery of Poynter’s teaching and thought-leadership in the areas of online and mobile journa. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Elon University July 22, 2014

Communications Manager for the School of Communications Elon University’s School of Communications invites applications for a new staff position that will serve as the school’s communications mana. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Association of Alternative Newsweeklies

AAN News Feed

The Association of Alternative Newsmedia (AAN) is the trade organization for the alternative newspaper business. AAN is a diverse group of 125 non-daily free-circulation papers that are distributed in all of the major metropolitan areas of North America.

AAN Convention Features Digital Wins and New Projects July 21, 2014

The recent AAN Convention in Nashville highlighted the digital successes of alternative media, including multimedia stories, digital services, crowdfunded projects and social media, as AAN also announ. […]

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

AAN Accepts Three New Members, Fills Eight Board Seats July 18, 2014

Little Village, Motif Magazine, and Wisconsin Gazette are voted in as new members. Salt Lake City is chosen as the site of the 2015 Annual Convention.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

BIA/Kelsey's LEADING IN LOCAL Conference Series Heads to The Big Easy, Sept. 22-24 July 18, 2014

Initial speaker lineup features local media and SMB digital marketing leaders from Acxiom, Facebook, Groupon, NOLA Media Group, ReachLocal, Sprint, Yelp and YPG.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

Petition offers journalists a chance to support Risen

Last month, more than 1,600 IRE members gathered in San Francisco for training and to discuss the biggest issues facing our craft. Chief among them was the threat of government actions against investi. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Behind the Story: How KATC exposed problems with early animal euthanasia in Louisiana

Video by KATC-Lafayette You don’t need to work in a large newsroom to pull off an investigative story with impact. Earlier this year KATC-Lafayette’s ...

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Extra Extra Monday: ATF stings, voter fraud and the new subprime bubble

Investigation: ATF drug stings targeted minorities | USA TODAY The nation's top gun-enforcement agency overwhelmingly targeted racial and ethnic minorities as it expanded its use of controversial drug. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

2014-15 curriculum leaders announced July 21, 2014

JEA announces the team of scholastic journalism educators who will be leading phase two of its curriculum efforts. Continue reading →The post 2014-15 curriculum leaders announced appeared first on .

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JEA joins SPJ in letter to the president July 8, 2014

JEA and 37 other organizations called on federal agencies to stop constricting information flow to the public. Continue reading →The post JEA joins SPJ in letter to the president appeared first on .

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JEA One Book for summer/fall 2014 June 2, 2014

All the President's Men was selected as the next JEA One Book. Continue reading →The post JEA One Book for summer/fall 2014 appeared first on .

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National Association of Black Journalists

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Read about recent events, essential information and the latest community news.

Mario Armstrong to Receive Ray Taliaferro Entrepreneurial Spirit Award July 2, 2014

                                                             WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2014) –The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is proud to announce. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Devin Fehely to Receive 2014 Gannett Foundation Al Neuharth Award July 2, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (July 1, 2014) – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) is proud to announce that Devin Fehely, Reporter, WXIA-TV/11 Alive News has been chosen as the recipient of the. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ Partners With Pine Street Project in Boston to Provide Assistance to U.S. Military Veterans June 25, 2014

NABJ Members and Friends Encouraged to Support Initiative by Making DonationsBoston Association of Black Journalists President, Gary Washburn and Vice President, Zuri Berry help U.S. Army veteran, Al. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Border Crisis; Jose Antonio Vargas & National Convention July 22, 2014

Dear NAHJ Nation, Thank you for your expeditious response to the Border Crisis: Children in Peril and Net Neutrality debate. NAHJ joined dozens of concerned organizations in speaking out against the r. […]

Source: National Assc of Hispanic Journalists National Assc of Hispanic Journalists | admin

Vargas Trapped at Border; Nat’l Conf in One Month & Election Deadlines July 14, 2014

Dear NAHJ Nation, I hope everyone had a great weekend. Among the many pertinent events happening at our convention next month will be a panel discussion about the thousands of children risking their l. […]

Source: National Assc of Hispanic Journalists National Assc of Hispanic Journalists | admin

NAHJ to Honor Founding Members at 30th Anniversary Convention in San Antonio July 9, 2014

Throughout the years, Latino journalists have broken barriers, opened doors, and made newsrooms more diverse, adding much-needed voices to the journalism landscape in the United States. We continue to. […]

Source: National Assc of Hispanic Journalists National Assc of Hispanic Journalists | admin

National Federation of Press Women

National Federation of Press Women

News and Website updates from the National Federation of Press Women

NFPW ends fiscal year in the black

The love shown by NFPW members has been overwhelming. When the board challenged NFPW members to “show the love” by helping the organization end the year (June 30, 2014) in the black, our members s. […]

Source: National Federation of Press Women National Federation of Press Women |

2014 Contest winners by state posted

Winners of the 2014 Communications Contest are now listed by state on the competitions page. Check the link in the purple box next to the "Award Recognition" heading.

Source: National Federation of Press Women National Federation of Press Women |

Latest Edition of Agenda

The latest edition of Agenda is now online.

Source: National Federation of Press Women National Federation of Press Women |

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA News & Notes

Statement of national journalism education organizations on proposed Neshaminy School District student media policy May 2, 2014

As the national organizations of journalism educators committed to the training of future journalists and the preparation of citizens for life in our democracy, we write to express our vigorous opposi. […]

Source: NSPA News & Notes NSPA News & Notes | studentpress

Pacemaker Magazine, Online and Yearbook awards announced April 13, 2014

April 12, 2014 SAN DIEGO — The National Scholastic Press Association presented Pacemaker awards today in three categories at the Spring 2014 National High School Journalism Convention. “Since 1927. […]

Source: NSPA News & Notes NSPA News & Notes | studentpress

NSPA announces Best of Show awards April 13, 2014

April 12, 2014 SAN DIEGO — The National Scholastic Press Association presented its Best of Show awards at the Spring 2014 National High School Journalism Convention. Congratulations to the following. […]

Source: NSPA News & Notes NSPA News & Notes | studentpress

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

Organization for columnists and other writers of the serial essay, including bloggers, in any medium

Columns from ‘A Capital Idea’ July 15, 2014

Writers attending the June 26-29 conference of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists had something to say about the weekend. Following are some columns and blog posts, not just about the 38th a. […]

Source: National Society of Newspaper Columnists National Society of Newspaper Columnists | Ben Pollock

Picarella Publishes ‘Everything Ever After’ July 14, 2014

Muse Harbor Publishing in June released Everything Ever After: Confessions of a Family Man by Michael Picarella, a member of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists.The book is based on the syndi. […]

Source: National Society of Newspaper Columnists National Society of Newspaper Columnists | Ben Pollock

Film at 11, 10, 9 … July 3, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Suzette Martinez Standring, 2004-06 president of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, shot brief videos of two top speakers at its 38th annual conference June 26-29, 2014. […]

Source: National Society of Newspaper Columnists National Society of Newspaper Columnists | Ben Pollock

Online News Association

Online News Association

The Online News Association is a non-profit membership organization for digital journalists.

Call for Board Nominations July 17, 2014

Online News Association opens call for 2015 Board of Director nominations The Online News Association is pleased to call for nominations for the six seats open for the 2015-16 Board of Directors. Part. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

First round of crowdsourcing adds depth to DIY ethics code project July 16, 2014

Crowdsourcing for the ONA Build Your Own Ethics Code project has been underway since May. Our thanks to the dozens of journalists and educators who’ve offered us really thoughtful comments. (A few p. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

ONA comment to FCC outlines core principles for open Internet July 14, 2014

As it considers rules governing the relationships between content creators and service providers, the FCC asks, “What is the right public policy to ensure that the Internet remains open?” As the l. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jane McDonnell

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Monitoring the accuracy, fairness and balance of the world's news media

Language in the Israeli-Palestinian conflict July 19, 2014

One of the persistent themes in the work of the Guardian readers' editor's office is the Israel-Palestine conflict – a conflict that has proved to be one of the most intractable of the past century,. […]

Source: Organization of News Ombudsmen Organization of News Ombudsmen | ONO

Do Things Go Better with Koch? July 19, 2014

"The issue is not whether Mr. Koch or others give money; the question is whether they use that money to influence programming. Put another way, is there a quid pro quo between the contribution and the. […]

Source: Organization of News Ombudsmen Organization of News Ombudsmen | ONO

The caption on this photo isn’t bull July 19, 2014

Some readers had a cow over a Globe and Mail caption describing a cow jumping over revellers in the bullring in Pamplona, Spain, during the annual running of the bulls festival, says Public Editor Syl. […]

Source: Organization of News Ombudsmen Organization of News Ombudsmen | ONO

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

PRNDI Signs Letter Urging Obama for Transparency July 18, 2014

On July 8, the Society of Professional Journalists sent a letter to President Obama and about 25 high-level White House staff asking the administration to stop practices in federal agencies that preve. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Press Corps

Collaborative Coverage: Ideas for a 'True Network' July 16, 2014

The relationship between NPR news and member station newsrooms took center stage at the recent PRNDI conference in Washington, D.C.

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Press Corps

PRNDI Presents at EIJ in Nashville July 9, 2014

PRNDI is gearing up for two sessions at this year's Excellence in Journalism Conference in Nashville, TN. 

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

Pushing for parity

By Amy Tardif, RTDNA Chair-Elect While organizing the EIJ14 session called “Pushing for Parity: How Women are Faring in Today’s Newsrooms," I started discussing yesterday's newsrooms with RTDNA P. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Be an ant, not a grasshopper

By Al Sunshine, RTDNA ContributorIf you think the height of summer is a good time to kick back, let your staff take their vacation time to recharge their batteries and cruise through the season, you'r. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Money Matters: U.S. teens lag in financial literacy

A first-of-its-kind international financial literacy assessment finds American teenagers struggle to demonstrate competitive financial knowledge on the world stage. Among 18 participating countries an. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Tweet it, post it, share it: What’s your church story? July 21, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – July 21, 2014 -- Organizers of the international Back to Church Sunday® movement want to know: What’s your church story? How was your life blessed by your experiences. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Digital Religion Research Prominent Theme in Upcoming International Conference July 17, 2014

Increasing scholarly attention is being given to how religion engages and is shaped by digital culture, as seen by the focus of many presentations slated for the International Society for Media, Relig. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

FairMormon Tackles Challenging Issues at Annual Conference July 16, 2014

Non-Profit organization known as FairMormon provides faithful answers to critical questions about the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day SaintsProvo, UT: FairMormon has announced that the 16th annua. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

Test Installation for SABEW Transition Web Site Design

Next teletraining: “Using lobbying databases to track influence in Washington” Monday, July 21, 2 p.m. EST July 11, 2014

Using lobbying databases to track influence in Washington 2 p.m. EST on Monday, July 21 Businesses large and small flex their muscles every day in Washington, trying to shape policy that will help the. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

National Press Foundation offers two all-expense-paid fellowships for the Wharton Seminars for Business Journalists, October 12 –15 July 10, 2014

Special to SABEW Each year, the National Press Foundation offers two all-expense-paid fellowships to working print, online or broadcast journalists based in the U.S. for the annual October “Wharton. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Renee McGivern named interim executive director of SABEW July 2, 2014

Special to SABEW PHOENIX, Ariz. – Renee McGivern, a consultant with extensive experience leading news associations, has been appointed interim executive director of the Society of American Business. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Society for Features Journalism

Society for Features Journalism

Promoting the craft of writing and innovation in lifestyle, arts and entertainment journalism

Musically speaking at SFJ14 in Nashville June 24, 2014

Nashville, the home of country music, also is home to the Johnny Cash Museum. Learn more about the “Man in Black” with Robert Hilburn, author of Johnny Cash: The Life, the featured luncheon speak. […]

Source: Society for Features Journalism Society for Features Journalism | SFJ

And, the winners are… June 16, 2014

SOCIETY OF FEATURES JOURNALISM HONORS THE BEST IN ITS FIELD FOR MEDIA INQUIRIES: Betsey Guzior, SFJ President, 803-771-8441 Merrilee Cox, SFJ Executive Director, 301-314-2631 The Society for Features. […]

Source: Society for Features Journalism Society for Features Journalism | SFJ

SFJ debuts new quarterly newsletter for journalism students June 4, 2014

We are happy to introduce a new venture: SFJ Campus Connection, a quarterly newsletter with a focus on helping journalists of the future. Our membership of features writers and editors have dozens of. […]

Source: Society for Features Journalism Society for Features Journalism | SFJ

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"Drones on a Different Mission" July 22, 2014

"Belize has made a great effort to protect its coral reef system — the largest in the Western Hemisphere — by establishing more than a dozen protected areas. But patrolling large stretches of ocea. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Massive Raid To Help Yurok Tribe Combat Illegal Pot Grows" July 22, 2014

"The California National Guard on Monday joined more than a dozen other agencies to help the Yurok tribe combat rampant marijuana grows that have threatened the reservation's water supply, harmed its. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"$2.9 Million Settlement Proposed for Chemical Spill Cases" July 22, 2014

"At least $2.9 million could fuel studies in a proposed settlement between West Virginia businesses and residents and the company that contaminated their water supply." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

SPJ honors Rachel Minske with Julie Galvan Outstanding Graduate in Journalism Award July 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/22/14 Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, (317) 920-4791, chosier@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANAPOL. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Florida International University professor named outstanding campus adviser July 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/22/14 Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, (317) 920-4791, chosier@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANAPOL. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Letter urges President Obama to be more transparent July 8, 2014

President Barack Obama The White House Washington, D.C July 8, 2014 Mr. President, You recently expressed concern that frustration in the country is breeding cynicism about democratic government. You. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

Light Penalties Given In NYC Police Officer Chokehold Cases July 22, 2014

From 2009 to 2013, a New York City police oversight board substantiated nine complaints by people who said  police officers restrained them with a chokehold, a banned tactic that may have played a ro. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Report: Terrorism Prosecutions Often an 'Illusion' July 22, 2014

In the years after the September 11, 2001 terrorist attacks, informants for the Federal Bureau of Investigation often recruited and paid Muslims — some with mental disabilities — to participate in. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Graham Kates

Number Of Unaccompanied Kids Crossing TX Border Drops, White House Says July 22, 2014

The number of unaccompanied minors crossing the border in recent weeks appears to be dropping substantially, reports The Hill. While an average of 355 unaccompanied children crossed the Rio Grande ev. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

The Society for News Design

The Society for News Design - SND

Enhancing communication around the world through excellence in visual journalism.

Speakers from The New York Times, The National, National Geographic coming to SND Frankfurt July 22, 2014

Three more speakers join an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). John Niedermeyer is the Deputy Editor for Digital News Design at The New York. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Lee Steele

SND Frankfurt: 10 reasons to go July 17, 2014

It’s time to plan your trip to Frankfurt, Germany, for the 36th SND Workshop & Exhibition, Sept. 25-27. It’s a perfect combination of learning and tourism. Ten good reasons to join us: 1) Germany. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | SND Headquarters

Some questions for SND Frankfurt speaker Ted Irvine July 16, 2014

Ted Irvine, the senior design director at Vox Media, joins an impressive roster of speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop (click here to register). We asked him a few questions to get to know. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Lee Steele

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