News From National Journalism Organizations

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American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

Two papers on newspaper front pages win ACES research award August 27, 2014

The third annual ACES Award for Research on Editing was shared this year by two scholarly papers that compared newspapers’... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

“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

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

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Ohio State University August 29, 2014

Department: School of Communication and School of Environment & Natural Resources Position: Environment/Risk/Science Communication Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track) or Associate Professor (tenu. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Ohio State University August 29, 2014

Department: School of Communication Position: Social Media (Strategic/Organizational Communication) Rank: Assistant Professor (tenure track) Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Ohio State University August 29, 2014

Department: School of Communication Position: Communication Technology Rank: Assistant (tenure-track) or Associate (tenured) Professor Description: The School of Communication at The Ohio State Univer. […]

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.

C-VILLE Weekly's 'Best of' Issue Goes Glossy August 27, 2014

C-VILLE Weekly is finding that print products in local markets are still in high demand both for advertisers and readers, particularly when a classic concept is reimagined.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Creative Loafing Charlotte to be Sold August 19, 2014

SouthComm, Inc. has reached an agreement with Charles Womack of Womack Newspapers, Inc. to acquire the assets of Creative Loafing Charlotte.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

How Riverfront Times is Covering the Chaos in Ferguson August 18, 2014

"Alt-weeklies are all about telling the stories of American cities, and this is an important moment in an American city."

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

NICAR Data Library releases updated DOE campus crime data

The NICAR Database Library has updated the Department of Education's Campus Crime data to include the most recent reports on alleged crime, arrests and discipline reported for 2012.  Buy it here.  . […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Behind the Story: How Kent State tracked student athletes missing class

By Karl Idsvoog, Kent State University How do you get into college if you can only read at a grade-school level? Last January, CNN’s Sara Ganim answered that question in a powerful piece of report. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Tacoma police using surveillance device to sweep up cellphone data

The Tacoma Police Department apparently has bought — and quietly used for six years — controversial surveillance equipment that can sweep up records of every cellphone call, text message and data. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

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. […]

Source: | admin

JEA honors advisers with Medal of Merit August 28, 2014

The Journalism Education Association has selected three teachers as its Medal of Merit honorees. Continue reading →The post JEA honors advisers with Medal of Merit 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.

NABJ announces new collegiate journalism awards program August 29, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (August 29) - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) announced today a new collegiate journalism awards program, the NABJ Salute to Excellence in Collegiate Journalism.. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

President's Message- Thank You For A Great 2014 Convention in Boston August 15, 2014

 Hello, NABJ!We have just completed a successful convention Boston. More than 2100 people took part in the training, mentoring, recruiting and networking that are synonymous with the annual NABJ fami. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ Statement on the Arrests of Wesley Lowery and Ryan J. Reilly August 14, 2014

WASHINGTON (AUGUST 13, 2014) --The National Association of Black Journalists strongly condemns the arrests of Washington Post reporter Wesley Lowery and Huffington Post reporter Ryan J. Reilly in Ferg. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

#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

NAHJ Condemns Fox News for Irresponsible Comments August 28, 2014

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists stands in solidarity with the Asian American Journalists Association in calling for an apology for the irresponsible and inflammatory statements made b. […]

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

President’s Message: Mexico City Regional; New Mexico Chapter Event & WaPo Column August 25, 2014

NAHJ Familia, We have a lot going on in the next two months! Mexico Regional Conference First, start planning for an amazing weekend in Mexico City in October. The “Dos Países, Una Cultura” regio. […]

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 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

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

Where’s Clare? ‘Here’s Clare’ August 13, 2014

Online columnist Robert L. Haught has published a novel, “Here’s Clare,” which made its debut at the 38th annual conference in Washington, D.C., in June 2014. “Here’s Clare” is a fast-movi. […]

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 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

Ferguson events spark statement and ‘help kit’ August 20, 2014

In the wake of the police shooting of Michael Brown in Ferguson, Mo., and the unrest that continues, ONA offers the following information and tools for journalists covering this or similar situations.. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jane McDonnell

ONA Weekly #19 August 6, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 19 Explore digital security for journalists In a world where digital security is often compromised, how do you protect your devices, your data and your sources? Come explore tools tha. […]

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

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

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

In Rural Texas, Radio Partners with Print August 24, 2014

KETR-FM is a university licensee in Commerce, TX located in Hunt County about 65 miles northeast of Dallas. The 100,000-watt station serves eight counties but has just one full-time news reporter and. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Amy Jeffries

Rainbow Charts, Dashboard Fever and Other Wonders August 20, 2014

For the last year, working on a CPB project grant, WHYY in Philadelphia has done research on the media habits and preferences of the digital native audience, and worked on creating a public media dash. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Radio Television Digital News Association

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Most recent articles.

This just in: Lessons from Ferguson

A new session has been added to Excellence in Journalism 2014: Lessons from FergusonFriday, 9:30- 10:30 a.m.Despite calls from the President of the United States, the U.S. Attorney General and the Go. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Looking ahead to EIJ14

By Chris Carl, RTDNA ChairmainI’m having a hard time finding the words to express just how excited I am about this year’s Excellence in Journalism Conference, coming up Sept. 4-6 at the Opryland H. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Enter the Plural generation

By Kevin Finch, RTDNA Contributor Know your audience, grow your ratings . That’s hardly new advice. But it takes on greater urgency as you ponder the generational shifts underway in 2014. One examp. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

New books and key experts available in time for October Synod on Marriage and Family August 26, 2014

Ignatius Press delivers one stop for resources into hotly debated topics at Vatican meetingFOR IMMEDIATE RELEASESAN FRANCISCO – Communion for divorced and civilly remarried Catholics, the indissolub. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

2014 Book of the Year Award Goes to Liguori Publications August 26, 2014

Meditations on Vatican Art Takes Top Prize Liguori, Mo. — Meditations on Vatican Art, published by Liguori Publications, has received the prestigious 2014 Book of the Year Award from the Association. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Chart-topper “Turn! Turn! Turn!” Inspires New Recording August 14, 2014

Based On Same Timeless Wisdom as Soundtrack From Provocative New Movie THE SONG In Theaters September 26The Byrds’ Roger McGuinn Re-Cuts Iconic Song for Anticipated Movie Soundtrack Album Features R. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

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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

Teletraining: “Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports,” Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST August 19, 2014

  Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis will lead a session that helps you find and interpret data for your stori. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

One-day Personal Finance Writers Workshop, Thursday, Oct. 9 in NYC August 12, 2014

Save the Date: SABEW-NEFE Personal Finance Reporting Workshop Thursday, October 9, 2014 (before the start of the SABEW fall conference at CUNY) Convene Times Square 810 7th Avenue (Between 52nd and 53. […]

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: 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

Show and Steal Editor’s Choice August 27, 2014

FOR MEMBERS ONLY: Enjoy great ideas in our Editor’s Choice portion of Show and Steal, as presented at the SFJ14 conference in Nashville. Download a printable set of Editor’s Choice here. We’ll. […]

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

Storify: SFJ14 conference highlights in Nashville August 25, 2014

View the story “SFJ14 in Nashville” on StorifyFiled under: Uncategorized

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"Japan's Annual Dolphin Slaughter Begins at Taiji Cove" September 1, 2014

"The controversial six-month dolphin hunting season began on Monday in the infamous town of Taiji, but bad weather would delay any killing, a local official told AFP." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Obama To Nominate New Energy Regulator" September 1, 2014

"President Obama said Thursday that he would nominate Colette Honorable to fill the vacant seat in the Federal Energy Regulatory Commission." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Calif. Overhauls 'Pump-As-You-Please' Groundwater Rules Amid Drought September 1, 2014

"SACRAMENTO, Calif. — The worst drought in a generation has pushed California lawmakers to overhaul the state's longstanding "pump-as-you-please" groundwater policy under a package of bills lawmaker. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

SPJ announces outstanding campus chapter regional honorees August 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/25/14 Contacts: Tara Puckey, SPJ Chapter Coordinator, 317-920-4784, tpuckey@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Nine SPJ chapters recognized for exceptional efforts, chapter of the year finalists announced August 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/25/2014 Contacts: Tara Puckey, SPJ Chapter Coordinator, (317) 920-4784, tpuckey@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANA. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ is relieved American freelance journalist Peter Curtis was released, hopes trend will continue August 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 25, 2014 Contacts: David Cuillier, SPJ President, 520.248.6242 (PDT), spjdave@yahoo.com Jennifer Royer, SPJ Communications Strategist, 317.361.4134 (EDT), jroyer@spj.org I. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

Ferguson Police Adopt Body Cameras; How Much Good Will They Do? September 1, 2014

Police in Ferguson, Mo., are now wearing body cameras. The Christian Science Monitor says reports suggest that interest in the technology among police departments has spiked since unrest swept the St.. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

13% Of Ferguson Officers Have Faced Excessive-Force Probes August 31, 2014

Investigators are focused on one Ferguson, Mo., police officer who killed an unarmed black teenager, but at least five other officers and one former officer in the town’s 53-member department have b. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Baltimore Residents Putting Locked Gates On Crime-Ridden Alleys August 31, 2014

A decade ago, many Baltimore alleys were havens for drug use and prostitution. Fed-up residents are shutting them off with locked gates, reports the Baltimore Sun. "It's the best thing that ever happe. […]

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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