News From National Journalism Organizations

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

American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Best practices for social media and journalism July 8, 2014

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Associated Press Media Editors

APME Update

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

APME 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 Memphis August 1, 2014

Department of Journalism Tenure-Track Assistant Professor Specializing in Entrepreneurship and Social/Digital Media The University of Memphis Department of Journalism, pending available funding, seeks. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Cabrini College August 1, 2014

Assistant Professor of Communication The Department of Communication, Cabrini College, invites applications for a tenure-track, Assistant Professor Position to teach undergraduate courses in communica. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

California State Polytechnic University, Pomona August 1, 2014

3801 West Temple Avenue Pomona, CA 91768 Journalism, Assistant Professor COMMUNICATION DEPARTMENT We invite applications for the position of Assistant Professor of Communication. Duties and Responsibi. […]

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.

Seven Days Hires Five New Employees July 31, 2014

Seven Days has added five talented professionals to its editorial, sales and digital departments.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Community is King: Lagniappe Gives Its Readers 'a Little Something Extra' July 31, 2014

How the 12-year-old bi-weekly Lagniappe capitalized on Advance Publications' decision to cut daily publication in Mobile, Ala.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Formal Complaint Filed After San Diego CityBeat Reports of Pepper Spray Abuse in Juvenile Halls July 29, 2014

A coalition of civil rights groups is asking the U.S. Department of Justice to investigate the overuse of pepper spray in San Diego County juvenile detention facilities.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

Quinlan Partners: Investigative Reporters

We are a boutique investigation firm seeking seasoned investigative journalists with strong business reporting experience to build out our research team. Work would be freelance and project-based to s. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Pedestrians dying at disproportionate rates in America's poorer neighborhoods

A national analysis of traffic fatality data finds that, in most areas, it’s the poorer neighborhoods that experience the highest pedestrian death rates. Governing magazine analyzed accident locatio. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Disciplined doctors find work in the drug industry, running clinical trials

By matching U.S. Food and Drug Administration data on clinical researchers against records of state medical board disciplinary actions in the four most populous states, this report in Matter found doz. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

2014-15 curriculum leaders announced July 21, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Celebración de Nuestro 30 Aniversario; Elecciones & Conferencia en la Ciudad de México July 30, 2014

Estimada Nación NAHJ: Sólo falta poco más de una semana para la celebración de nuestro 30 aniversario en la hermosa e histórica ciudad de San Antonio en Texas. La convención ya es un éxito grac. […]

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

Board of Directors Agenda: August 6th, 2014 July 29, 2014

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Board of Directors August 6, 2014 Meeting Agenda 
 Location Offsite: TOYOTA Motor Manufacturing, Texas, Inc. (TMMTX) 1 Lone Star Pass San Antonio, T. […]

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

Election Polls Now Open; Nat’l Conference Around the Corner & Get Ready for Mexico July 28, 2014

Dear NAHJ Nation, We are a little more than a week away from our association’s 30th anniversary celebration in beautiful and historic San Antonio, Texas. The convention is already a success thanks t. […]

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

National Federation of Press Women

National Federation of Press Women

News and Website updates from the National Federation of Press Women

NFPW ends fiscal year in the black

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

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

2014 Contest winners by state posted

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

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

Latest Edition of Agenda

The latest edition of Agenda is now online.

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

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA News & Notes

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

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

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

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

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

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

NSPA announces Best of Show awards April 13, 2014

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

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

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

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

Columns from ‘A Capital Idea’ July 15, 2014

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

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

Picarella Publishes ‘Everything Ever After’ July 14, 2014

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

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

Film at 11, 10, 9 … July 3, 2014

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

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

Online News Association

Online News Association

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

Meet ONA’s MJ Bear Fellows, under-30 journalism stand-outs July 30, 2014

The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, today announced its fourth class of MJ Bear Fellows, three journalists under age 30 whose innovative. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

Call for Board Nominations July 17, 2014

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

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

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

NPR Learns About (New) Media Accountability – the Hard Way July 27, 2014

It began with a job posting on the NPR website... Former NPR Ombudsman Jeffrey Dvorkin examines the sequence of events.

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

Never assume anything about obituaries July 27, 2014

Kansas City Star Readers' Representative Derek Donovan fields a lot of questions from readers about the obituaries that run in the paper and on KansasCity.com.

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

More on Gaza July 27, 2014

"With the war between Israel and Hamas (continuing), there is no let-up in the mail coming my way from viewers," says PBS Ombudsman Michael Getler.

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

WMFE Seeks News Director August 1, 2014

WMFE-FM in Orlando is seeking an experienced, professional, and creative News Director with an established record of excellence.

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Nevada Public Radio Seeks ME Host July 24, 2014

Las Vegas might be calling YOU!

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

PRNDI Signs Letter Urging Obama for Transparency July 18, 2014

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

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Press Corps

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

How's the weather?

By Chris Carl, RTDNA ChairmanI learned long ago that weather is news. It’s the one thing everyone talks about. Need a conversation starter? “How ‘bout this weather?” Have a lull in a conversat. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Cultivating interview subjects

By Lynn Walsh, RTDNA ContributorIn the media business, as with most things in life, walking around with a bad attitude or pessimistic attitude rarely gets you anywhere. Whether it is a key interview,. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Danger in Mexico at EIJ14

By Amy Tardif, RTDNA Chair-ElectI just finished reading “Midnight in Mexico: A Reporter’s Journey through a Country’s Descent into Darkness” by Alfredo Corchado. He’s the Mexico City bureau. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Global Day of Prayer for Christians in Iraq August 1, 2014

Feast of the Transfiguration“Please stop, I ask you with all my heart, it’s time to stop. Stop, please.” Inspired by these words of Pope Francis (June 27, 2014), the international pontifical fou. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

“Beasts from the East” July 30, 2014

Fairfax, VA (For Immediate Release) -- Eastern Christian Publications announces the publication of a series of original Catholic devotionals entitled The Blessed Book of Beasts, written by Jonathan. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Faith groups join call for an arms embargo on Israel July 30, 2014

For immediate release – July 30, 2014 – It is with heavy hearts that we compose this statement.  At the time of this writing, the Israeli military’s ground, naval, and aerial bombardment of Ga. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

Test Installation for SABEW Transition Web Site Design

Next teletraining: “Inflation and food costs: Telling impactful stories,” Monday, August 18, 2 p.m. EST July 28, 2014

  Inflation and food costs: Telling impactful stories Monday, August 18, 2 p.m. EST   Fluctuating prices for food and other commodities have raised concerns about higher costs for consumers and busi. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

U.S. Journalist Fellowship in Shanghai, China July 25, 2014

The National Press Foundation and Fudan University (China) are collaborating on a program to bring U.S. journalists to Shanghai, China. China Now: Entrepreneurship and More 2014 is an all-expenses-pai. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

Past teletraining: “Using lobbying databases to track influence in Washington” Monday, July 21, 2 p.m. EST July 24, 2014

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

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

Take our Survey and Help Features Journalism! July 30, 2014

There’s never a bad time to take stock, which is why we seek your input on the current status of the Society for Features Journalism. We have a long-standing commitment to recognize and celebrate e. […]

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

Musically speaking at SFJ14 in Nashville June 24, 2014

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

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

And, the winners are… June 16, 2014

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

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"GOP 'Betraying Mascot' Elephant, Animal Activists Say" August 1, 2014

"GOP lawmakers are 'betraying the party's mascot' with legislation that would roll back protections for endangered African elephants, animal rights activists say." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"California Breaks Drought Record as 58% of State Hits Driest Level" August 1, 2014

"More than half of California is now under the most severe level of drought for the first time since the federal government began issuing regular drought reports in the late 1990s, according to new da. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Deal Still Not Reached on NC Coal Ash Bill" August 1, 2014

North Carolina lawmakers said Thursday they still haven't reached agreement on legislation requiring Duke Energy to limit pollution leaking from its coal ash dumps across the state, nearly six months. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

Studio SPJ to begin ‘The Road to Nashville’ series July 31, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/31/14 Contacts: John Ensslin, Studio SPJ Committee Chair, 973.513.5632, damon_runyon@hotmail.com Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317.920.4785, tcarlier@spj.org. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ honors Lucy Dieckhaus with Robert D.G. Lewis First Amendment Award July 30, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/30/14 Contact: Joe Skeel, SPJ Executive Director, 317-927-8000 ext. 216, jskeel@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANAPO. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ recognizes two members’ contributions with Howard Dubin Award July 29, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/29/14 Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, (317) 920-4791, chosier@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANAPOL. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

Constitution Project: Policy Counsel to Advocate on Criminal Justice and other Constitutional Issues August 1, 2014

About Us The Constitution Project (TCP) is an ever-growing group of Democrats and Republicans, liberals and conservatives, whose mission is to promote constitutional rights and values by forging a no. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Graham Kates

Holder Says Sentencing Panel Should Study "Risk Assessments" Carefully August 1, 2014

Attorney General Eric Holder is calling for a "careful, independent analysis" by the U.S. Sentencing Commission of the use of risk assessments in sentencing to assign a probability to an individual’. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Criminal Justice Agencies Join The Struggle To Get Social Media Right August 1, 2014

"Sexual assault is always avoidable." Far short of the 140 characters allowed by Twitter, but enough to cause an immediate “twit storm.” The unfortunate tweet -- generated by a consultant hired by. […]

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.

SND36 Update: Mike Rice Named Print Competition Coordinator August 1, 2014

Mike Rice, features design director of the Minneapolis Star Tribune, has been named print competition coordinator for the 36th annual Best of News Design Creative Competition, to be held in February 2. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Josh Crutchmer

At SND Frankfurt: What eyetrack research teaches us about readers July 29, 2014

At the upcoming SND Frankfurt workshop, design researcher Sara Quinn will talk about findings from Poynter’s many studies of how people engage with journalistic storytelling across platforms. Quinn. […]

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

Run, Gabi, Run! Keeping up quality content and diversity on deadline July 28, 2014

Gabi Schmidt, the Creative Director at Schmidt Media Group — and speaker at the upcoming SND Frankfurt workshop – enjoys new projects, and different countries and cultures. One of her greatest. […]

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

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