News From National Journalism Organizations

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American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

Journalism organizations agree to establish shared communication September 6, 2014

There is a need for industry unity, cooperation and collaboration leaders from 16 journalism organizations agreed at an industry summit... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

ACES board member honored with SPJ journalism teaching award September 6, 2014

Sue Burzynski Bullard, a member of the American Copy Editors Society Executive Committee, was honored Friday night by the Society... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Journalism leaders say revenue, technology demands are top challenges September 5, 2014

Leaders of journalism organizations shared observations and information about the challenges they face and some of the advantages they enjoy... 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 survey: Editors remain concerned about quality and tone of online comments July 25, 2014

By Gary GrahamThe Spokesman-ReviewNewspaper managers and editors strongly support online comments about their daily content and most are unlikely to ban comments, but that doesn't mean they are satis. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | APMEblogger

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

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

AEJMC Classifieds

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University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill September 12, 2014

The School of Journalism and Mass Communication at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill is seeking an innovative scholar for a tenure-track faculty appointment at the assistant or associate. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Michigan State University September 12, 2014

ADVERTISING, PUBLIC RELATIONS, AND HEALTH COMMUNICATION The Department of Advertising + Public Relations at Michigan State University seeks a scholar-teacher with a strong background related to health. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Kansas September 12, 2014

The University of Kansas Communication Studies Department invites candidates to apply for a tenure-track Assistant Professor position in Political Communication emphasizing social or new media studies. […]

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.

Vodka Yonic Wins AAN Award for Best Column, Enters Syndication September 12, 2014

Nashville Scene is currently syndicating its weekly women's column Vodka Yonic to markets across the U.S.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Fast Forward Weekly Launches New Site September 10, 2014

Built on the Metro Publisher platform, the new ffwdweekly.com is a streamlined site with powerful venue and events listings that allow you to search by map or by list, isolate neighbourhoods (yes, tha. […]

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Dig Boston Publishers to Host Medical Marijuana Conference September 8, 2014

Jeff Lawrence and Marc Shepard will host the first ever New England Cannabis Convention in Boston, welcoming businesses and speakers to the table to help tackle the difficult lingering questions about. […]

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

Taking children to the wrong trauma center can be a deadly mistake

Under Florida guidelines, children who suffer traumatic injuries are supposed to go straight to a trauma center that specializes in pediatric care. Studies show this gives children the best chance of. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Some high-end designers use endangered species for fashion

In the thick of New York Fashion Week, models strut down the runway clothed in exotic leathers and snakeskins. But some of the most high-end designs never make it to the runway, the News 4 I-Team repo. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

San Diego school district gets armored vehicle through 1033 Program

Why did the San Diego Unified School District acquire an armored vehicle? According to inewsource, when the mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle (MRAP) became available through the Department of De. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Online chat about teaching entrepreneurship September 10, 2014

JEA Curriculum Initiative’s Abrianna Nelson, CJE, will lead an online chat. Continue reading →The post Online chat about teaching entrepreneurship appeared first on .

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Online submission materials for Washington 2014 JEA Write-offs available for download August 31, 2014

Students entering online submission contests can now download photos and instructions for their entries. Continue reading →The post Online submission materials for Washington 2014 JEA Write-offs ava. […]

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Mark Murray to receive JEA’s top honor: the Carl Towley Award August 29, 2014

The Journalism Education Association has named Mark Murray of Arlington (Texas) Independent School District, the Carl Towley Award recipient for 2014. Continue reading →The post Mark Murray to recei. […]

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National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

NABJ Members Kelley L. Carter and Darren Sands to Join BuzzFeed September 13, 2014

  WASHINGTON (September 13, 2014)—The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates NABJ members Kelley L. Carter and Darren Sands on their new positions at BuzzFeed, the social n. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

CUNY Graduate School Partners With NABJ To Offer Full-tuition Scholarship September 5, 2014

   WASHINGTON, September 5, 2014 -- The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is offering a new full-tuition scholarship to a National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) member who applies for a. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ to host 2014 Region 1 Conference in Atlantic City, N.J. September 3, 2014

Students, Journalists, Entrepreneurs and Media Professionals Will Meet to Focus on Changes in JournalismWASHINGTON, DC (September 3, 2014) — The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Seattle Times Welcomes First Latina Editorial Board Member September 13, 2014

NAHJ member and former Financial Officer named to the Seattle Times' editorial board. She is he first Latina to serve the editorial board in the newspaper's history.

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

CUNY Offers Full-Tuition Scholarship to NAHJ Members September 5, 2014

The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is offering a new full-tuition scholarship to a National Association of Hispanic Journalists member who applies for admission to its M.A. in Journalism program f. […]

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

#BeUnafraid: NAHJ members speak out on YouTube against Latina stereotypes September 1, 2014

When Rubi Martinez and Michelle Huete-Sardaryzadeh saw Sofia Vergara's recent "spinning" performance on the 2014 Emmy-awards, the two NAHJ members had had enough with the stereotypes of Latinas. "It w. […]

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

September E-Letter posted

The September 2014 E-Letter is now posted. The E-Letter can be found in the E-Letter archive on the member section.

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

August E-Letter posted

The August 2014 E-Letter is now posted. The E-Letter can be found in the member section.

Source: National Federation of Press Women 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 |

National Scholastic Press Association

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NSPA News & Notes

Two great jobs at our Minneapolis headquarters for two exceptional people August 18, 2014

Assistant Director Contest and Critique Coordinator NSPA, ACP and MHSPA serve student media and advisers, introduce new ideas and reinforce best practices, reward excellence, embrace diversity, and pr. […]

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

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

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

Great Hotel. Great City. Great Conference. September 9, 2014

Black & White and Read All Over’ — Indianapolis, June 25-28, 2015 By Ginger Truitt, Michelle Freed, Amanda Beam and Mike Leonard 2015 Conference Co-Chairs Who’s your mama? Who’s your daddy? Wh. […]

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

Bullish on the Future of Column Writing August 18, 2014

Art of Column Writing By Suzette Martinez Standring 2004-06 President National Society of Newspaper Columnists Columnist downsizing feels like a solitary darkness, so news that our industry is turning. […]

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

Entries sought for 2014 Robert Benchley Contest August 17, 2014

The Robert Benchley Society has opened its 2014 Humor Writing Award Competition, named for the early 20th century humorist. The deadline is Sept. 15, his 125th birthday, having been born in 1889. The. […]

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.

ONA14 news: A taste of Chicago; newcomers guide; Midway highlights and program updates September 12, 2014

Chicago menu: Food truck rally, discounts and freebies Chicago is a great place for people who love food. To bring some local flavor right to our door, we’ve organized a food truck rally outside the. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

Slate announced for 2015 ONA Board of Directors election August 29, 2014

We’re happy to announce the slate of nominees for the 2015 Board of Directors for the Online News Association. Under the bylaws, the board may be comprised of up to 15 voting members. For the 2015-1. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jane McDonnell

2014 Online Journalism Awards finalists announced August 25, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Finalists for the 2014 Online Journalism Awards, representing a wide range of nonprofit, public, academic, major media, and emerging technology organizations from around the globe. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

Good and bad of journalism in aftermath of air tragedy August 11, 2014

A Russia Today reporter based in London resigned in protest at the station's coverage of the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine. Well done, Sarah Firth for resigning," says Belfast Telegraph Readers' Edi. […]

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

Is ‘bias’ a synonym for ‘discrimination?’ August 11, 2014

"Some of my favorite questions from readers are the ones without any single answer," says Kansas City Star Public Editor Derek Donovan.

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

A “refirement” party August 11, 2014

The Washington News Council closed after 15 years of holding the state’s news media publicly accountable for accuracy, fairness and ethics. John Hamer led the council for 15 years and recently celeb. […]

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

PRNDI to Hold Conference in Salt Lake September 8, 2014

Conference: June 25-27, 2015 Pre-Conference Training: June 24-25, 2015 A can’t-miss event for all public media journalists.Watch PRNDI.org for details. 

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Amy Jeffries

91.7 WVXU News Reporter / On-air News Host September 6, 2014

91.7 WVXU Cincinnati OH seeks a news reporter / on-air news host.Position ResponsibilitiesGathers, presents and edits current news stories in a variety of on-air, online and mobile formats for WVXU/WM. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

Station Drops NPR Newscasts, Now What? August 24, 2014

My name is George and my station dropped NPR newscasts.When I was first confronted with that proposal, I was like, “we’re considering doing what???” But, once I got over the initial shock, I too. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

Budget now for EIJ15 in Orlando

By Amy Tardif, RTDNA ChairI can’t bear to put my cowboy boots away just yet after EIJ14 in Nashville. But it’s already time to budget for the 2015 Excellence in Journalism Conference so that you d. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Deadline nears in investigative reporting contest

Time is running out to enter your best investigative reporting to win the Gannett Foundation Al Neuharth Award for Investigative Journalism. The deadline is this Friday, September 12.The award recogni. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

RTDNA to add student Murrow Awards in 2015

For the first time, students will be invited to enter the Edward R. Murrow awards in three categories. Beginning in 2015, RTDNA will offer Murrow Awards for overall excellence in audio, video and digi. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Is Pope Francis for real? September 12, 2014

Vatican insider provides insightful fragments from the writings and talks of the Holy FatherSAN FRANCISCO – Perhaps nobody in the world has more access to the life and writings of the beloved Pope F. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Speech to the Netherworld by Fictional Lucifer September 12, 2014

Speech to the Netherworld by Fictional Lucifer spurs deep theological reflection regarding matters of redemption and human worthSAN FRANCISCO, Calif.—Lucifer’s unprecedented speech to the netherwo. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Reflections on ISIS and Gaza September 11, 2014

Presbyterians for Middle East PeaceThe assault on humanity by the jihadist group Islamic State (also known as ISIS) is dominating the headlines and the attention of world leaders. The gruesome crimes. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

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New scholarship available in honor of journalist James Foley September 11, 2014

Special to SABEW James Madison University and Iowa State University have come together to offer the James Foley Memorial Scholarship. This scholarship has been established in memory of the photojour. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

SABEW Canada launches with an event in Toronto, Sept. 30 September 4, 2014

By Bryan Borzykowski On Tuesday, September 30, SABEW Canada will hold its first official event at the Rotman School of Management. While the Society of American Business Editors and Writers has be. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Applications are now being accepted for healthcare symposium, Nov. 13-14 in Atlanta August 26, 2014

PHOENIX – SABEW is seeking applicants for a special symposium in Atlanta that will explore issues around the Affordable Care Act and healthcare reform. The event, sponsored by The Commonwealth Fund,. […]

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

Show and Steal: Saved the Day September 8, 2014

  Here are the best “looked like we planned it this way” ideas for print and online, as presented at SFJ14 conference in Nashville. Download the PDFs by clicking Saved the DayFiled under: Members. […]

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

Show and Steal: Online Superstars September 8, 2014

The best online feature ideas from SFJ14 conference in Nashville. You can download a PDF of all the Online superstars here.Filed under: Members only, See all conference posts

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

Show and Steal: Holidays September 1, 2014

PDFs from the SFJ14 conference in Nashville on holidays. You can download the PDFs here: Show and Steal: HolidaysFiled under: Members only, See all conference posts, Uncategorized

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"A River Reborn: Rafting An Untamed Elwha" September 12, 2014

Removal of two dams on the Elwha River on Washington's Olympic Peninsula is allowing years of sediment and debris to make its way downstream and salmon to make their way upstream. Here's a stunning fi. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Iconic Oyster Farm Fights Climate Change as Demand Soars" September 12, 2014

Oysters have been the foundation of a booming business for the Hog Island Oyster Company in Northern California. But ocean acidification as a result of increasing atmospheric carbon dioxide is threate. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Climate Change Denial Could Hurt Scott Brown in New Hampshire" September 12, 2014

"Carpetbagger Scott Brown is discovering that his newfound refusal to accept climate science may hurt him in November’s New Hampshire Senate election. According to a new poll commissioned by the Lea. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

Andy Schotz named SPJ Regional Director of the Year September 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/7/2014 Contact: Abbi Martzall, SPJ Awards Coordinator, 317-920-4791, amartzall@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org NASHVILLE,. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ updates Code of Ethics September 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2014 Contacts: Kevin Smith, Ethics Committee Chair, 304.367.4864 (EDT), smith.10002@osu.edu David Cuillier, SPJ President, 520.248.6242 (PDT), spjdave@yahoo.com Jenn. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Kevin Smith receives Wells Memorial Key, highest SPJ honor September 6, 2014

9/6/14 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contact: Abbi Martzall, SPJ Awards Coordinator, 317-920-4791, amartzall@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org NASHVILLE, T. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

PA Police Killing Continues Rise In Ambush Attacks On Officers September 14, 2014

A three-state manhunt for the shooter in a fatal ambush attack on a state highway patrol barracks near Scranton, Pa., Friday night, underscores a rise in the number of surprise attacks on U.S. police. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Three-Fourths Of Police Departments Not Using Body Cameras September 13, 2014

Last month's deadly police shooting in Ferguson, Mo., accelerated interest in the use of officer body cameras to help identify potential misconduct, but 75 percent of law enforcement agencies were not. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Davis CA Rejection Of MRAP Highlights Police Military Surplus In State September 13, 2014

The police department of the modest college town of Davis is among the latest California beneficiaries of surplus military equipment: a $700,000 armored MRAP (mine-resistant ambush protected vehicle). […]

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.

Veronika Illmer explains the mass appeal of BILD’s design aesthetic August 27, 2014

Veronika Illmer, who has been in charge of art direction at Bild and Bild am Sonntag since 2001, is among the amazing speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop. She talked to workshop organizer Stef. […]

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

Javier Errea to speak at SND Frankfurt workshop August 22, 2014

Add Javier Errea's name to the impressive roster of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Errea is principal of Errea Comunicación, a news design studio based in Pamplona, Spain, and before that has been a repo. […]

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

Ole Munk: Continuity is the key to success August 15, 2014

Ole Munk, who speaks at SND Frankfurt workshop next month, will emphasize the role of the designer in a world where audiences crave reliability and familiarity.

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

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