News From National Journalism Organizations

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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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Arkansas State University August 21, 2014

Position Title: Assistant Professor of Strategic Communication The Department of Communication at Arkansas State University seeks to hire a tenure track Assistant Professor in Strategic Communication. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Minnesota August 21, 2014

School of Journalism and Mass Communication College of Liberal Arts Strategic Communication: Public Relations/Communication Job Title: Assistant Professor Department Name: School of Journalism and Mas. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Temple University August 20, 2014

1. Assistant Professor of Journalism focused on emerging journalism technologies A tenure-track assistant professor in emerging news media technologies: The Department of Journalism within the School. […]

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.

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 |

AAN Joins Letter Criticizing Police Detention of Journalists in Ferguson August 16, 2014

AAN joined a letter criticizing local law enforcement for restricting fundamental free speech and free press rights in Ferguson, Mo.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

How to use Helium Scraper to grab data online

South Dakota lobbyist database We've all visited websites that contain valuable information we want to analyze, such as ...

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Till death do us part: A look at deadly domestic violence in South Carolina

More than 300 women were shot, stabbed, strangled, beaten, bludgeoned or burned to death over the past decade by men in South Carolina, dying at a rate of one every 12 days while the state does ...

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

FairWarning: Reporter/Editor

FairWarning (www.fairwarning.org), a nonprofit investigative news organization based in Encino, Calif., is seeking a reporter/editor to join our dedicated, hard-working team. We’re looking for a har. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Online chat about teaching leadership and team building / law and ethics August 18, 2014

Curriculum leaders will discuss implementation of lesson plans and best practices for incorporating these topics into your classroom. Continue reading →The post Online chat about teaching leadership. […]

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JEA seeks part-time bookkeeper August 7, 2014

Hours are flexible, but the position would be 20 hours a week. Continue reading →The post JEA seeks part-time bookkeeper appeared first on .

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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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National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

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 |

NABJ Issues Thumbs Down Award to National Public Radio August 9, 2014

                                                                        WASHINGTON, DC (August 2, 2014) --The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) toda. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

NAHJ Condemns Washington Post for “Fajitas” SubHeadline August 21, 2014

NAHJ Condemns Washington Post for "Fajitas" SubHeadline

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

President’s Message: NAHJ Condemns Arrests of Journalists in Ferguson; NAHJ’s Bailón on Meet the Press & Latino Journalists Still Killed Covering News August 19, 2014

NAHJ Members, The National Association of Hispanic Journalists took action over the last few days regarding the arrest of two reporters covering the Ferguson unrest. NAHJ condemned the arrests and c. […]

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

NAHJ Condemns Reporter Arrests August 14, 2014

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists stands in solidarity with the National Association of Black Journalists in vehemently condemning the oppression of news media that took place in Fergus. […]

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

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 |

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 |

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.

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

Google ordered to unseal documents without redacting August 6, 2014

In a major victory for press access, on Aug. 6, Google was ordered to unseal the majority of documents sought in a Feb. 19 brief joined by ONA relating to a class-action civil suit against the search. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Josh Hatch

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

WHYY Shares Insight from Dashboard Project (Webinar Archive) 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

WSKG Seeks Managing Editor August 5, 2014

WSKG Public Media (Binghamton, NY) seeks a Managing Editor.

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Mississippi Public Broadcasting Seeks Multimedia Journalist August 3, 2014

Mississippi Public Broadcasting is seeking an experienced multimedia journalist to join its award-winning news team. This person will produce NPR-style news stories and features on issues of local and. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Amy Jeffries

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

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Resources for journalists in Ferguson

The Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press has organized a collection of resources for journalists covering the unfolding story in Ferguson, Missouri.Included are the telephone number and email. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Dig deeper to find what audiences need

By Al Sunshine, RTDNA ContributorThe headlines and images out of Ferguson, Missouri showing police in riot gear and neighborhood protestors being tear-gassed and arrested is just the latest example of. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

RTDNA statement on murder of U.S. journalist James Foley

The online video posted this week which purports to show the beheading of American journalist James Foley by an Islamic State terrorist represents a despicable and wholly unwarranted act of violence.. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

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 |

New book imprint to offer romance novels that promote abstinence - August 13, 2014

Pelican Book Group, a division of Pelican Ventures, LLC, has announced the creation of its new imprint,Pure Amore, to launch books beginning in October. Pure Amore will be the first romance genre. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Aid to the Church in Need-USA launches major campaign to support besieged Christians in Iraq & Syria August 12, 2014

NEW YORK —Responding to what Iraq’s Chaldean Catholic leader Patriarch Louis Raphael I Sako has called “a human catastrophe and the risk of a real genocide,” Aid to the Church in Need-USA (ACN. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

Test Installation for SABEW Transition Web Site Design

Next Teletraining: “How to Use the Bureau of Economic Analysis Website for Data Mining” Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST August 19, 2014

  How to Use the Bureau of Economic Analysis Website for Data Mining Monday, September 15, 2 p.m. EST   More Information to come. Register for the call here. Instructions: On the day of the call,. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

Past Teletraining- Inflation and food costs: Telling impactful stories August 18, 2014

Inflation and food costs: Telling impactful stories Monday, August 18, 2014 Fluctuating prices for food and other commodities have raised concerns about higher costs for consumers and businesses. This. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

Ten lucky journalists have the chance to win a fellowship to study in China thanks to the National Press Foundation August 13, 2014

Special to SABEW The National Press Foundation is collaborating with Fudan University to offer a 10-day, all-expenses-paid fellowship for ten U.S. journalists in Shanghai, China. The China Now: Entrep. […]

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

SFJ Conference schedule August 6, 2014

All sessions take place in the John Seigenthaler Center at Vanderbilt University, Nashville. Wednesday Registration 5:15-6 p.m. Seigenthaler Center atrium 4 p.m. SFJ board meeting Location: Freedom Fo. […]

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

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"Parks Service Bans Drones Over Appalachian Trail" August 21, 2014

"The National Park Service has banned drones from flying over the Appalachian Trail." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Buffalo’s Other Waterfront Renaissance" August 21, 2014

"The current $44 million cleanup of the Buffalo River soon will allow residents to use the waterway in ways most have long thought impossible" Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"U.S. Effort To Protect Bald Eagle Suffers Legal Setback" August 21, 2014

"The bald eagle may no longer be at risk of extinction, but the U.S. effort to protect the national bird became harder on Wednesday." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

SPJ statement about alleged execution of American photojournalist James Foley August 19, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE August 19, 2014 Contacts: David Cuillier, SPJ President, 520.248.6242, spjdave@yahoo.com Jennifer Royer, SPJ Communications Strategist, 317.361.4134, jroyer@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Associated Press receives Pulliam First Amendment Award August 18, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/18/14 Contacts: Mac McKerral, SDX Foundation Selection Committee Chair, (813) 679-5662, mac.mckerral@wku.edu Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920-4785, tca. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Farah Stockman of the Boston Globe receives $75,000 Pulliam Fellowship for Editorial Writing August 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 8/15/14 Contacts: Todd Gillman, Pulliam Editorial Fellowship Selection Chairman, (202) 661-8421, tgillman@dallasnews.com Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

Eddie Ellis: Legacy of a Prison Reformer August 21, 2014

The first thing you noticed about Edwin (“Eddie”) Benjamin Ellis Jr. was his husky, low-pitched voice. But for more than two decades, it was his very presence inside the public policy arena that m. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Graham Kates

Are Local Cops Using Too Much Free Military Gear For Routine Policing? August 21, 2014

Ohio and Kentucky police departments have snagged $80 million worth of military equipment, everything from grenade launchers to body armor to M16 rifles, through the federal program that allows local. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

L.A. Approves $5 Million Settlement In Police Killing Of Unarmed Vet August 21, 2014

The Los Angeles City Council has approved a $5-million settlement with the family of an unarmed National Guard veteran killed on live television in a barrage of gunfire at the end of a wild pursuit la. […]

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.

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

Welcome to SND election season August 8, 2014

We’re pleased to bring you two great options for the office of secretary/treasurer in 2015: Frank Mina of the San Francisco Chronicle, and Douglas Okasaki of the Gulf News in Dubai. Mina and Okasaki. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Stephen Komives

Roger Black joins SND Frankfurt lineup August 7, 2014

Design and typography icon Roger Black is joining an already stellar cast of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Since taking on his first job at LA Magazine in 1972, Roger has been chief art director or desig. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Stephen Komives

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