News From National Journalism Organizations

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American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

Spelling bee’s educational impact reaches beyond ACES April 11, 2014

A little “insouciance” and the work of two American Copy Editors Society members recently brought a special gift to students... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

ACES, JAWS to host Chicago-area networking event for women journalists April 3, 2014

Women in today’s news media face all the challenges their male colleagues do — and more, according to a detailed... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Conference attendees have fun while raising scholarship dollars March 27, 2014

Copyeditors fill the room across the hall from the banquet, ACES President Teresa Schmedding shouts, “15 minutes” and the chatter... 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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Millersville University April 16, 2014

Millersville University’s developing Digital Journalism program seeks qualified applicants for a tenure-track position at the instructor/assistant professor level beginning in August 2014. The ideal. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Arizona April 16, 2014

School of Journalism Professor of Practice for Broadcast and Digital Journalism The University of Arizona School of Journalism invites applications for a two-thirds-time assistant professor of practic. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Massachusetts Boston April 16, 2014

Communication Department Chair Hire 2014 The University of Massachusetts Boston welcomes applications for a tenured Associate or Full Professor to serve as Department Chairperson beginning January 15,. […]

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.

The Stranger's Jen Graves Named as a Pulitzer Prize Finalist April 15, 2014

"She's the rare kind of critic who improves a field just by writing about it."

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Salt Lake City Weekly's Rachel Piper Makes E&P '25 Under 35' List April 15, 2014

Editor & Publisher's annual 25 Under 35 list recognizes "people who are young, bright, and capable of tackling whatever the changing newspaper climate throws at them."

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

AAN Asks U.S. Supreme Court to Require Warrant for Search or Seizure of Mobile Devices April 11, 2014

AAN wants to ensure that reporters' phones and other devices cannot be indiscriminately searched by law enforcement seeking a way around various protections important to the newsgathering process.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

IRE members work to boost transparency, cooperation in Kenya

Land Quest is an experiment in cross-border investigative journalism by two European, two Kenyan and one American journalist that seeks to redefine both the focus and the audience of development repor. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

The Boston Globe: Senior Reporter - Data Desk

The Boston Globe is currently seeking a Senior Reporter, Data Desk to join their dynamic team. This position reports directly into the Metro editor with a dotted line to the editor of BostonGlobe.com.. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Federal loopholes, local challenges complicate response plans for rural oil disasters

The federal government does not require U.S. railroads to have comprehensive plans for a worst-case oil disasters, according to the Maine Center for Public Interest Reporting. That means no one knows. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Minutes from April 11, 2014, general membership meeting April 16, 2014

The Journalism Education Association general membership meeting was Friday, April 11, 2014. Continue reading →The post Minutes from April 11, 2014, general membership meeting appeared first on .

Source: | admin

Colorado student named 2014 National High School Journalist of the Year April 16, 2014

Taylor R. Blatchford of Mountain Vista High School, Highlands Ranch, Colo., was named the 2014 Journalist of the Year. Continue reading →The post Colorado student named 2014 National High School Jou. […]

Source: | admin

Write-off contest results, Spring 2014 (San Diego) April 13, 2014

Of 1,112 participants, 436 were recognized with honorable mention, excellent or superior ratings. Continue reading →The post Write-off contest results, Spring 2014 (San Diego) appeared first on .

Source: | admin

National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

NABJ Congratulates the Pulitzer Prize Winners April 16, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C.  (April 16, 2014) – The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates Stephen Henderson of the Detroit Free Press and the staff of The Boston Globe for winning the. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Founder and Celebrated Journalist Chuck Stone April 6, 2014

NABJ Mourns the Loss of Founder and Celebrated Journalist Chuck Stone WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 6, 2014) -The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the passing of veteran journalist a. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ Statement: FCC SSA March 31, 2014

March 31, 2014Bob ButlerPresident of NABJ The Federal Communications Commission today voted to study so-called “shared services” agreements or “SSA’s,” which allow a station owned by one co. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

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National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Dynamic Regional; Successful Mayoral Forum; Celebrating in New Jersey and Membership Special Expires Soon March 24, 2014

Dear NAHJ Nation, This past weekend I attended the first regional conference of the year in San Francisco hosted by the NAHJ Bay Area Chapter. I am deeply grateful for all the hard work by chapter pre. […]

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

La tragedia golpea NAHJ Familia; NAHJ Asistio a Cumbre de UNITY, y LatinoVation Ya Viene March 19, 2014

Queridos miembros de NAHJ: Comienzo el mensaje de esta semana con una noticia verdaderamente trágica. El esposo de nuestro miembro Liseth Pérez, Andreas, fue una de las personas que murieron en la e. […]

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

NAHJ Region 2 and NAHJ NY Presents “How to Brand Yourself During a Job Search” March 18, 2014

NAHJ Region 2 and the NAHJ NYC Chapter are bringing you a professional development workshop on how to “Brand” Yourself during a Job Search. Get your tickets by RSVP’ing . Some things to look out. […]

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

Updated Conference Information

What do "America's 2nd Best Town Ever*" and "the No. 1 U.S. City for the third year in a row**" have in common? They represent the start and finish locations of a week filled with not only Carolina si. […]

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

NFPW Takes Communications Contest Online

NFPW has built an all-electronic communications contest, with an allowance for a hard-copy component, for all of our members, and many have flocked to it.

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

New Florida Affiliate Forming

Suki Eleuterio, a Delaware Press Woman member who recently moved to Florida, has started the Florida Press Women group.

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

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA News & Notes

Contest/Critique Coordinator position open at NSPA/ACP April 17, 2014

The National Scholastic Press Association and Associated Collegiate Press seek to hire a full-time Contest and Contest Coordinator based at its Minneapolis headquarters. The successful candidate will. […]

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 newspaper, magazine & online columnists, journalists, essayists, bloggers & similar short-form writers

Brinkley’s ‘Fresh Eyes,’ Curiosity Pass for Expertise April 12, 2014

Art of Column Writing This column originally was published in the April 2014 edition of The Columnist, the members’ newsletter of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. By Suzette Martinez St. […]

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

The Legacy of Ernie Pyle April 4, 2014

This column originally was published in the April 2014 edition of The Columnist, the members’ newsletter of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. Editor’s Note: April 18, Friday this year,. […]

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

In the April Newsletter April 1, 2014

The April 2014 issue of The Columnist, out April 1, offers a lot of news. Conference Update Brinkley’s ‘Fresh Eyes,’ Curiosity Pass for Expertise — Art of Column Writing NSNC Honoring Brinkley. […]

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.

2014 Challenge Fund winners: Experiments for maximum impact April 4, 2014

When we put out the call to J-school educators for the first round of experiments to #hackcurriculum for the Challenge Fund for Innovation in Journalism Education, we already knew we were hitting a ri. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jane McDonnell

Get ready for ONA’s DIY Ethics Code, because one size does not fit all March 19, 2014

Most journalists understand the importance of an ethics code. But in our fast-changing profession, not everyone agrees on exactly what the code should say. In an effort to bridge this gap, ONA is hard. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

Social newsgathering: Five key ethical challenges, Part II March 7, 2014

Yesterday, we shared the mission of an ONA working group that aims to tackle the five key ethical challenges of social and digital newsgathering, starting with the first two, Verification and Accuracy. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

Washington News Council to Close April 14, 2014

"We had a great 15-year run." - John Hamer The Washington News Council will cease to exist at the end of May, ending 15 years of holding Washington state’s news media publicly accountable for accura. […]

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

Journalism and the Curse of the App Culture April 14, 2014

"I urge my undergraduate students in Journalism to focus, focus, focus on what’s important. They tell me that it’s almost impossible to do so." -- Jeffrey Dvorkin's latest blog post.

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

Sexy Survey April 14, 2014

"Journalists are easily seduced by what is packaged in numbers and with the seal of approval by an institute," says Folha Ombudsman Suzana Singer.

Source: Organization of News Ombudsmen Organization of News Ombudsmen | Cara Fogarty

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

Planet Money Training at PRNDI Conference April 18, 2014

PRNDI is pleased to partner with NPR’s Planet Money to present a two day training session on how to tell complex stories in an entertaining way. 

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Hotel Reservation Deadline May 28 April 18, 2014

Get your hotel reservations for this year's PRNDI Conference soon.  The conference hotel is the  Crowne Plaza in Crystal City, VA, with special conference pricing.  The PRNDI room rate is $149 pe. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

WFUV Seeks Part-time News Editor/Anchor/Reporter April 17, 2014

WFUV’s part-time News Editor/Anchor/Reporter assists the News & Public Affairs Department in all aspects of news gathering and production.  The job is essential in helping the department maintain i. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

Is accuracy obsolete?

By Forrest Carr, RTDNA Contributor Scan the TV news trade magazines and websites in any given week, and you probably won’t have to go far to find yet another item about yet another TV station issui. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Update: Justices discuss First Amendment

On Thursday, April 17, U.S. Supreme Court justices Antonin Scalia and Ruth Bader Ginsburg joined journalist Marvin Kalb at the National Press Club in Washington, DC to discuss the First Amendment. The. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Meteorologist dies in tragic Florida accident

By Amy Tardif, RTDNA Chair-Elect As another hurricane season approaches, Florida will be without one of its veteran TV meteorologists for the first time in 35 years after Jim Reif died in a tragic ac. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Simon Wiesenthal Center: Newly Sainted Popes are Heroes to the Jewish People April 18, 2014

The Simon Wiesenthal Center joins with Catholics around the world in acknowledging the remarkable contribution of the two Popes canonized this Easter Sunday.“Jews will always remember Pope John XXII. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Easter and State Academic Standards April 14, 2014

Public schools are expected to teach about JesusLake Forest, Calif.—While two billion Christians around the world prepare to celebrate Easter, millions of public school children in America won’t b. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

The Benedictines of Mary continue to touch hearts with Lent at Ephesus going into Holy Week April 14, 2014

Seven week reign as Billboard’s #1Classical Traditional AlbumFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASEATLANTA—As Holy Week approaches during the height of the Lenten season, the Benedictines of Mary continue to emoti. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

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VIDEO- Michael Lewis- March 28, 2014 April 17, 2014

SABEW Luncheon with author Michael Lewis On Friday March 28, 2014, author Michael Lewis was the recipient of SABEW’s Distinguished Achievement Award. Lewis was interviewed by long time journalist Di. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

VIDEO- Bob Parsons addresses business journalists at the opening night reception of SABEW’s spring conference April 16, 2014

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Dates announced for SABEW’s 2014 fall conference: October 9 & 10 at CUNY Graduate School of Journalism April 11, 2014

SPECIAL to SABEW For the fifth year in a row, SABEW will conduct its fall conference at the City University of New York Graduate School of Journalism in New York City.  The dates:  Oct. 9-10. Regist. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Society for Features Journalism

Society for Features Journalism

Formerly the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors

Contest Deadline Extended! SFJ Features Journalism Awards April 15, 2014

We’re all about bringing good news on tax day. We are extending the deadline for entry in the 26th Annual Excellence in Features Journalism Awards! Take a deep breath … you have one more week to. […]

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

Apply now for 2014 Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship April 12, 2014

SFJ’s Penny Bender Fuchs Diversity Fellowship Program is seeking applications from journalists of color who are interested in attending our annual conference, happening Aug. 20-23 at the Freedom F. […]

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

Announcing the 26th Annual Excellence in Features Journalism February 27, 2014

The 2014 SFJ Excellence-in-Features Awards is now taking entries. We’re using an online system this year, which we hope will make the experience less cumbersome. Here’s how to get started: Get det. […]

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

Urinating Teen Prompts Portland Reservoir Flush, Leaving Many Peed Off April 18, 2014

"The city of Portland, Ore., is flushing 38 million gallons of drinking water down the drain because a 19-year-old man urinated in an open reservoir early Wednesday morning, city water officials said,. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Mercury Found In Fish In Remote Regions of Western National Parks" April 18, 2014

"Federal scientists have found high amounts of mercury in sport fish caught in remote areas of national parks in the West and Alaska, according to a study released Thursday." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Household Rat Poison Linked To Death And Disease in Wildlife" April 18, 2014

"Evidence of rat poison is found in a sickly puma whose territory includes Griffith Park. Researchers suspect a link between poisons and mange." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

Announcing the 2013 Sigma Delta Chi Award winners April 16, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, 317.920.4791, awards@spj.org Ellen Kobe, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317.920.4785, ekobe@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS — The Society o. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Region 5 Mark of Excellence Awards winners announced in Chicago April 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, 317.920.4791, awards@spj.org Ellen Kobe, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317.920.4785, ekobe@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS — The Society o. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Region 12 Mark of Excellence Awards winners announced in Fayetteville, Ark. April 14, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, 317.920.4791, awards@spj.org Ellen Kobe, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317.920.4785, ekobe@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS — The Society o. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

NH Senate Narrowly Defeats Death Penalty Repeal April 18, 2014

New Hampshire's Senate narrowly failed to repeal the death penalty on Thursday, in a vote that capped weeks of emotional debate while focusing attention on the state's lone death row inmate, reports. […]

Source: Blog Blog | David Krajicek

Missouri Authorities Charge Man in KC Highway Shootings April 18, 2014

Mohammed Whitaker, 27, of Grandview, Mo., was charged with 18 felony counts related ta recent series of highway shootings in the Kansas City area, reports the city's Star. More charges may be added, p. […]

Source: Blog Blog | David Krajicek

Gun Giveaways Thrive in GOP Campaign Playbook April 18, 2014

Gun giveaways through online sweepstakes "have become one of the most useful tools for campaign outreach in the 2014 Republican primaries," reports the New York Times. Across the country, from a race. […]

Source: Blog Blog | David Krajicek

The Society for News Design

The Society for News Design - SND

Enhancing communication around the world through excellence in visual journalism.

San Francisco Business Times redesign: A chat with creative director Matt Petty April 18, 2014

San Francisco Chronicle designer Christopher Wong chatted with Matt Petty, creative director of the San Francisco Business Times, which launches their redesign today.

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

[Infographic case study] The energetic visualizations from Swiss weekly NZZ am Sonntag April 15, 2014

Plotting a course in the changing media landscape leading Swiss weekly NZZ am Sonntag made a new commitment to infographics. Infographics designer Marina Breame, took time to talk with SND and share s. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Jonathon Berlin

[Cover Story] Behind Atlanta Magazine’s “Must-Do South” cover April 14, 2014

Design Director Liz Noftle explains how Atlanta Magazine developed an illustrated concept for March’s“Must-Do South” cover.

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Courtney Kan

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