News From National Journalism Organizations

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American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

New ACES Texas chapter plans gathering Oct. 22 October 1, 2014

The new ACES Texas group will hold its first gathering from 11:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. Wednesday, Oct. 22, at... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Contest winner: A punctuating sense of humor September 29, 2014

Ashley Winchester said she tries to limit her use of exclamation points. After all, she is an AP Style devotee.... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

On Sept. 24, celebrating the marks that punctuate our prose September 24, 2014

Sept. 24 is National Punctuation Day. The idea behind the celebration is to promote the correct usage of punctuation. At... 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

Online Ads

University of San Francisco October 31, 2014

Assistant Professor – Advertising; One-Year Renewable Term Department: Communication Studies Job Summary: The Advertising program at the University of San Francisco invites applications for a one-ye. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Santa Monica Community College October 31, 2014

SANTA MONICA COMMUNITY COLLEGE is accepting applications for a full-time, tenure-track position: MEDIA STUDIES-BROADCASTING INSTRUCTOR DUTIES – Provide leadership in the Media Studies program specia. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Hastings College October 30, 2014

Advertising/Public Relations. Hastings College seeks Assistant Professor of Advertising/Public Relations to teach courses in principles of advertising, principles of public relations, business communi. […]

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.

Austin Chronicle Releases Annual Halloween Mask Featuring State Sen. Dan Patrick October 30, 2014

Texas State Sen. Dan Patrick has based his entire career on terrifying Texas voters about one imaginary threat or another: immigrants, uppity women, ghost voters, whatever fantastical monster-under-th. […]

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

AAN Fighting for FOIA October 24, 2014

AAN was one of fifty organizations who sent a letter to President Obama asking for his commitment to certain basic principles regarding the Freedom of Information Act.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Dig Portland to Launch October 24, 2014

Dig Publishing, LLC (parent company of alt-weekly media company Dig Boston) announced today that it will be launching a new company called Dig Portland.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

IRE Radio Podcast | Housing Horror Stories

It’s a special Halloween episode of the IRE Radio Podcast, and this week we’re telling some housing horror stories. Here’s the lineup: Marisa Kwiatkowski of The Indianapolis Star talks about he. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

NBC Los Angeles (KNBC): Investigative Content Producer

NBC4 Los Angeles is looking for a hands-on Investigative Content Producer to join our award winning News department. RESPONSIBILITIES: Responsible for researching, writing, editing, producing and gath. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

AUDIO: How to track and report on gun violence

There is no perfect or universal way to classify a mass shooting. As such, reliable, nuanced data on the topic is sparse. And further complicating the reporter’s job is the way even the most human s. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Eight students selected as 45words partners October 27, 2014

The student-run journalism organization promotes student First Amendment rights. Continue reading →The post Eight students selected as 45words partners appeared first on .

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Semiannual report for fall 2014 October 20, 2014

JEA's semiannual report contains updates from staff, board members, committee chairs, state directors and liaisons. Continue reading →The post Semiannual report for fall 2014 appeared first on .

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JEA joins letter to Neshaminy School District October 13, 2014

JEA joined the Society of Professional Journalists along with 18 other organizations. Continue reading →The post JEA joins letter to Neshaminy School District appeared first on .

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National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

Broadcast Veteran Troy Johnson Appointed NABJ Region II Director October 24, 2014

  WASHINGTON, DC (October 24, 2014) – Today NABJ President Bob Butler announced the appointment of broadcast veteran Troy Johnson as Region II Director.Johnson is currently a news anchor on 99.1 W. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ Mourns The Loss of Legendary Washington Post Editor Benjamin Bradlee October 22, 2014

  WASHINGTON (October 22 2014) --The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the passing of legendary journalist Benjamin Bradlee. As executive editor of The Washington Post from 19. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

CBC Chair Marcia L. Fudge’s Statement on Time Warner Staff Reductions October 18, 2014

  FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE:October 18, 2014CONTACT:Safiya Jafari Simmons(202) 226-9776Safiya.Simmons1@mail.house.gov WASHINGTON, DC - Congressional Black Caucus (CBC) Chair Marcia L. Fudge released th. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Weather anchor Mari Ramos is no longer with CNN October 28, 2014

Weather anchor Mari Ramos is no longer with CNN. She was among the hundreds of people recentnly laid off from the network. She signed off from the air last Wednesday. More at MediaMoves

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

Gilma Ávalos New CBS Dallas Anchor/Reporter October 28, 2014

Gilma Ávalos is starting a new job today as anchor/reporter at KTVT, the CBS O&O in Dallas. She’ll be anchoring the CBS 11 News Saturday Morning from 8 to 9 am and CBS 11 News Sunday Morning from 7. […]

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

L.A.’s Mega 96.3 FM launches new morning show October 28, 2014

“The RaqC and Nachín Show” debuted today on Mega 96.3 FM in Los Angeles. The new morning show airs live from 6 to 10 am Monday to Friday. More on MediaMoves

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

NSPA News & Notes

Two distinguished scholastic journalism leaders named to the NSPA-ACP Board of Directors October 15, 2014

Jeanne Acton of Texas, journalism director of the University Interscholastic League, and Laurie Hansen of Minnesota, a 25-year adviser and leading voice among Minnesota high school journalism educator. […]

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

NSPA joins call for school administration groups to condemn actions taken against Neshaminy (Pa.) journalism students and adviser October 13, 2014

To view a PDF of the letter: http://spj.org/pdf/letter-to-school-associations-about-neshaminy-redskins-censorship-10-6-14.pdf

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

2014 NSPA Pioneer Award Recipients September 29, 2014

Six educators who have championed scholastic journalism through years of service have been selected to receive the National Scholastic Press Association’s Pioneer Award. The Pioneer is NSPA’s top. […]

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

Cameron’s Latest Novel a Comic Mystery October 22, 2014

W. Bruce Cameron‘s latest novel, to be published Oct. 28 by Forge Books, is a 2014 Kirkus Award for Fiction nominee. The Midnight Plan of the Repo Man is described at this link of Macmillan. The st. […]

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

Weingarten Pens 1st Children’s Book October 21, 2014

Gene Weingarten, the recipient of 2014 Ernie Pyle Lifetime Achievement Award of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, has published a new book, his first for children. Me & Dog was released in. […]

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

Jen Grant Releases Two New Books October 20, 2014

Jennifer Grant, a member of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists, has not one but two books out this fall. Disquiet Time: Rants and Reflections on the Good Book by the Skeptical, the Faithful,. […]

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.

ONA Weekly #30 October 22, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 30 Free full-day training on the business of digital news Join some of the top minds in digital journalism for a special ONACamp focused on the business side on Nov. 8 in Phoenix. Spe. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

Univision’s Jose Zamora elected to ONA Board; slate of incumbents re-elected October 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. — Members of the Online News Association (ONA), the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, elected one new member to its Board of Directors and reelected. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

ONA Weekly #29 October 15, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 28 Free ONACamp Phoenix focuses on business and revenue Join us for a special free ONACamp in Phoenix Nov. 8 to explore the business side of digital journalism. The full day, funded b. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

Ben Bradlee: a Very Special Person October 27, 2014

Former Washington Post Ombudsman Michael Getler remembers Ben Bradlee, the extraordinary and courageous editor who led and guided the Post for 26 years. Bradlee appointed the first ombudsman at the pa. […]

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

In the News… October 27, 2014

A new report from the Committee to Protect Journalists shows that hundreds of journalists have been murdered and more than 1,000 have died in just a little more than two decades.

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

Annual Conference October 27, 2014

ONO’s 2014 annual conference took place in Hamburg, Germany from May 4 – 7.

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

Best Practices for Election Coverage (Webinar Archive) October 30, 2014

Vincent Duffy of Michigan Radio and Doug Doyle of WBGO discuss their approaches to the election season and how they plan to handle election night. 

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Program Director Needed in DeKalb October 29, 2014

WNIJ/WNIU seeks a Program Director to join an award-winning team of radio professionals while managing the overall quality and delivery of station program schedules. The PD is a member of the leadersh. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Amy Jeffries

Letter Supports Student Decision Not to Publish Mascot Name October 29, 2014

PRNDI has joined the Society of Professional Journalists, Student Press Law Center, and 17 other organizations, in urging education leaders to renounce the actions of the Neshaminy School District in. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Amy Jeffries

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

ISIL: Journalists are legitimate targets

The FBI is warning journalists of threats from ISIL militants, who say journalists are considered legitimate targets for attacks, in retribution for the US-led air campaign in Iraq and Syria. The FBI. […]

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November still matters

By Al Sunshine, RTDNA ContributorOvernight ratings were supposed to change the way local television viewing was measured. We would get a daily report of how the station was doing, program by program,. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Ben Bradlee: An icon of American journalism

By Mike Cavender, RTDNA Executive Director My columns are normally filled with news and thoughts about issues facing those of us who practice journalism in the electronic world.  And in the process,. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Highly Anticipated Documentary “The Principle” Opens in Chicago with Multiple Sold-Out Screenings October 30, 2014

Enthusiastic crowds prompt additional openings in Chicago, Los Angeles and other key markets.Los Angeles, CA – The controversial and compelling documentary THE PRINCIPLE opened exclusively in Chicag. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

How would Bilbo vote? October 28, 2014

Co-authors provide insights into J.R.R. Tolkien’s political views in time for the midterm electionsSAN FRANCISCO—The midterm elections and the final installment of The Hobbit film trilogy are just. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Religious Donors Are Ready To Take Risks, Support Broad-based Causes October 27, 2014

Final "Connected to Give" Report Shows that Social Connection Predicts Giving Beyond Community Boundaries and Openness to New IdeasLos Angeles—Turning upside-down the stereotypical image of religiou. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

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SABEW members invited to attend half-day workshop focussed on impact investing, Nov. 6 in NYC October 27, 2014

Special to SABEW The Case Foundation is hosting a private journalist and communicator gathering in New York on November 6th to help educate and raise awareness around impact investing and social entre. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Past Teletraining: “Rising Health Care Costs: How to uncover stories” October 27, 2014

Rising Health Care Costs: How to uncover stories October 27, 2014 Rising costs are one of the biggest trends in health care, and SABEW has a session aimed squarely at how to cover that issue. Our pane. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

Fifteen fellows announced for health care symposium in Atlanta October 21, 2014

Special to SABEW ATLANTA – Fifteen health care journalists have been chosen as participants for an intensive symposium focusing on the Affordable Care Act. The SABEW program is sponsored by the Univ. […]

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

ABC News, USA Today interns talk to Campus Connection October 31, 2014

This fall, we hear from two summer interns and their experiences at ABC News and USA Today. Also, Washington & Lee University (in Lexington, Va.) professors give tips to students. Our quarterly Campus. […]

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

Diversity fellows: What we learned at SFJ14 September 15, 2014

The Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship winners, Mariecar Mendoza and Denise Watson, reflect on their time at the 2014 SFJ annual conference: — During a time in the media industry where metrics. […]

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

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 on. […]

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"Stop Taking Bear Selfies, U.S. Forest Service Officials Warn" October 31, 2014

"Ever feel the urge to get close to a bear so you can snap a quick photo when you're in a national park or forest? It could be the last thing you ever do, federal officials are warning visitors in one. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"As Alaska Warms, a Goose Forgoes a 3,300-Mile Migration" October 31, 2014

"The vast marshes on the southwestern tip of the Alaskan peninsula must look like a buffet to a seagrass-loving goose like the Pacific black brant." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Why Republicans Keep Telling Everyone They’re Not Scientists" October 31, 2014

"WASHINGTON — Gov. Rick Scott of Florida, a Republican who is fighting a Democratic challenge from former Gov. Charlie Crist, was asked by The Miami Herald if he believes climate change is significa. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

SPJ mourns loss of journalism great Ben Bradlee October 21, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 21, 2014 Contacts: Dana Neuts, SPJ President, 360.920.1737 (PDT), dneuts@spj.org Jennifer Royer, SPJ Communications Strategist, 317.361.4134, jroyer@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS –. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ Education Committee findings provide picture of the state of high school journalism October 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 16, 2014 Contacts: Dana Neuts, SPJ National President, 360.920.1737 (PDT), dneuts@spj.org Rebecca Tallent, SPJ Journalism Education Committee Chair, 208.596.9507 (PDT), rtal. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ applauds Georgia judges for upholding First Amendment October 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Oct. 15, 2014 Contacts: Paul Fletcher, SPJ National President-Elect, 804.873.1893, pfletcher.spj@gmail.com Jennifer Royer, SPJ Communications Strategist, 317.361.4134, jroyer@spj. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

How A Prosecutor Would Assess The Facts In Michael Brown Shooting October 31, 2014

Amid conflicting witness statements and autopsy analyses, dueling videotapes and a loud outcry for justice, there is substantial agreement about many of the facts surrounding the killing of Michael Br. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

DOJ Argues Against Disclosing Defendants' Mug Shots, Cites Privacy October 31, 2014

The federal government asked a federal appeals court yesterday to block the compelled disclosure of mug shots, citing the “substantial” privacy interests of defendants, the National Law Journal re. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Baltimore Hopes To Quadruple Surveillance By Including Private Cameras October 31, 2014

Baltimore is expanding its public surveillance network to include private security cameras that city officials hope will quadruple the number of digital eyes on neighborhoods and make residents and b. […]

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.

Hargro on SND: “So grateful for my mentors and friends throughout the SND family” October 31, 2014

SND is in the middle of a membership drive and has asked some of its members to explain SND's importance. Today, we feature Tory Hargro, Design Manager, USA Today.

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

Ellis on SND: It “has not only helped me grow as a designer, but also as a leader and as a person” October 31, 2014

SND is in the middle of a membership drive and has asked some of its members to explain SND's importance. Today, we feature Kyle Ellis, Product Manager, American City Business Journals.

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

Zagata on SND: “Without it I wouldn’t be the person or designer I am today” October 31, 2014

SND is having a membership drive and has asked some of its members to explain SND's importance to them. Today, we feature Andrea Zagata, Lead Sports Designer, Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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

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