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

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Associated Press Media Editors

APME Update

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

APME survey: Editors remain concerned about quality and tone of online comments July 25, 2014

By Gary GrahamThe Spokesman-ReviewNewspaper managers and editors strongly support online comments about their daily content and most are unlikely to ban comments, but that doesn't mean they are satis. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | APMEblogger

APME launches Career Center for job postings and job-seekers March 12, 2014

Today there is a new way to find great applicants for your newsroom. The Associate Press Media Editors' Career Center is free and focused on journalism.Visit www.apme.com/networking to post open po. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | Laura Sellers

Linda Austin hired as NewsTrain director February 27, 2014

APME is pleased to announce a new project director for its popular regional New Train workshops. Veteran editor and educator Linda Austin will run NewsTrain, a 10-year-old national touring workshop. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | Angie

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

AEJMC Classifieds

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Nanyang Technological University, Singapore October 23, 2014

Wee Kim Wee School of Communication and Information Assistant Professor (tenure-track) Corporate Communication/ Public Relations Young and research-intensive, Nanyang Technological University (NTU Sin. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Loyola Marymount University October 23, 2014

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF ENGLISH IN JOURNALISM The Department of English at Loyola Marymount University seeks an assistant professor of English to fill a tenure-track position in journalism to begin in. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

West Chester University of Pennsylvania October 23, 2014

Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Communication Studies – Media Join a vibrant campus community whose excellence is reflected in its diversity and student success. West Chester University of Penns. […]

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.

East Bay Express to Readers: We're Doing Just Fine, Thank You October 22, 2014

In a letter to readers, East Bay Express president Jay Youngdahl says "our publication is currently healthier than it has been for more than a decade."

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

YES! Weekly Names New Editor October 21, 2014

Veteran alt-weekly contributor Britt Chester was named editor of YES! Weekly this week.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Bay Guardian Staff Attempting to Purchase Newspaper October 20, 2014

Staffers with the now defunct San Francisco Bay Guardian are attempting to buy back the newspaper from the San Francisco Media Co.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

Athletes, teams donate big to political campaigns

An investigative team analyzed thousands of financial records from federal, state and local elections and discovered how sports teams, owners and athletes are contributing to political campaigns. The. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

The Press & Sun-Bulletin: News Reporter

The Press & Sun-Bulletin and pressconnects.com in Binghamton, NY would like to talk to you if you are interested in a job as a news reporter with emphasis on the three main digital platforms – web. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Investigative Reporters and Editors: Training Director

If you're interested in a career that gives you the chance to have tremendous impact in newsrooms worldwide, that is immensely rewarding, that offers the opportunity for travel and that allows you to. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Semiannual report for fall 2014 October 20, 2014

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

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JEA joins letter to Neshaminy School District October 13, 2014

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

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Agenda for Nov. 7, 2014, general membership meeting October 7, 2014

The Journalism Education Association invites members to meet at 8 a.m. on Friday, Nov. 7, 2014. Continue reading →The post Agenda for Nov. 7, 2014, general membership meeting 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 Mourns The Loss of Legendary Washington Post Editor Benjamin Bradlee October 22, 2014

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Lee Ivory Appointed as New NABJ Secretary October 17, 2014

   MINNEAPOLIS (October 17, 2014) — Today at the National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ), Board of Directors Meeting, President Bob Butler appointed Region II Director Lee Ivory as NABJ. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Mensaje del Presidente: Conferencia en México es un éxito; Próximas conferencias regionales serán gratuitas & respuesta del ‘Daily News’ no es suficiente. October 20, 2014

Familia NAHJ, ¡Estoy muy orgulloso de informarles que la conferencia regional que tuvimos este fin de semana en la Ciudad de México fue un éxito! Casi 400 personas se registraron al evento incluyen. […]

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

#NAHJMx: Mexico City Regional in Tweets and Posts October 20, 2014

Thank you @ToyotaLatino 4 helping make the #NAHJMx conference a big success. We appreciate your support. pic.twitter.com/yeOsBXMJvH — NAHJ (@NAHJ) October 19, 2014 Journalist from the US and Mexico. […]

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

President’s Message: Mexico City Conference a Big Success; Next Regionals Free to Members & Daily News Post is Not Enough October 20, 2014

NAHJ Familia, I’m proud to report that the Mexico City conference was an amazing success! We had nearly 400 registered for the day-long conference that tackled critical topics for journalists in Mex. […]

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

National Federation of Press Women

National Federation of Press Women

News and Website updates from the National Federation of Press Women

September E-Letter posted

The September 2014 E-Letter is now posted. The E-Letter can be found in the E-Letter archive on the member section.

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

August E-Letter posted

The August 2014 E-Letter is now posted. The E-Letter can be found in the member section.

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

NFPW ends fiscal year in the black

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

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

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA News & Notes

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

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

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

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

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

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

2014 NSPA Pioneer Award Recipients September 29, 2014

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

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

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Jen Grant Releases Two New Books October 20, 2014

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

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

Online News Association

Online News Association

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

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

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

ONA Weekly #29 October 15, 2014

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

ONA Weekly #28 October 8, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 28 All the ONA14 resources in one place All the great information from the Online News Association Conference in Chicago is now yours to dive into and share with your newsrooms. You c. […]

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

Dolde, Kerstin October 10, 2014

Kerstin Dolde Frankenpost Verlag Leseranwältin/Ombudsfrau Poststraße 9/11 95028 Hof – Germany Phone: +49 (0) 9281 – 816135 Fax: +49 (0) 9281 – 816283 E-mail: kerstin.dolde@frankenpost.de Websi. […]

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

The naming of ISIS September 29, 2014

U.S. President Barack Obama and British Prime Minister David Cameron refer to the so-called Islamic state as Isil. The Observer and other news outlets refer to the group as Isis. Stephen Pritchard, re. […]

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

Annual Conference September 28, 2014

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

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

TVW Seeks President/CEO October 23, 2014

  TVW is in search of a forward-thinking, innovative executive whose collaborative abilities and motivational leadership qualities will create a vision that builds upon the strengths and past succes. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

WBAA Seeks ATC Host/Reporter October 22, 2014

  There’s a joke Woody Allen tells in “Annie Hall”: a couple is out to dinner at a restaurant.

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

WUSF Seeks News Director October 21, 2014

  The News Director is a journalism leader who thrives among highly motivated reporters in a multimedia newsroom. The successful candidate will share core values that focus on listeners, audience, q. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

Ben Bradlee: An icon of American journalism

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

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Kalb interviews Woodward and Bernstein

On June 17, 1972, a break-in at the Democratic National Committee office at the Watergate Hotel in Washington, DC led two Washington Post reporters on a journey that would end with the resignation of. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Money Matters: Mortgage rates fall

Mortgage rates have fallen below four percent, marking a low so far for 2014. Despite a move by the Federal Reserve to buy fewer bonds which would typically nudge interest rates up, anxiety about the. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Meet the enemy of big government: J.R.R. Tolkien October 22, 2014

Co-authors delve into the political significance of the works of a literary giant SAN FRANCISCO—Former U.S. President Ronald Reagan once famously said: “I hope we have once again reminded people t. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Enter the world of beatniks, hippies … and singing monks? October 21, 2014

New Camaldoli Hermitage releases album of chants of the Liturgy of the HoursATLANTA—The isolation and beauty of Big Sur, California, attracted numerous artists and writers in the early to mid-20th c. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Does A Novel Written Five Years Ago Contain A Prophetic Warning? October 20, 2014

Albuquerque, N.M.—A novel written five years ago called The Christ Virus may contain a prophetic warning of trouble ahead for Americans regarding the recent Ebola outbreak.Author Dave Slade said he. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

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

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

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

2013 BiB Winner: “Down the line: how TransCanada fumbled the Keystone pipeline project.” October 16, 2014

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. In the category of newspaper features, Nathan VanderKlippe won first prize for his piece, “Down the line: how TransCanada. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

2013 BiB Winner: “Inside the fall of Blackberry: How the smartphone inventor failed to adapt” by the Globe and Mail October 16, 2014

In the 2013 Best in Business contest, the Globe and Mail, won three awards. A team of journalists, including Jacquie McNish, Sean Silcoff, Steve Ladurantaye, Iain Marlow, Tim Kiladze and Boyd Erman, p. […]

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

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

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

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

Show and Steal: Saved the Day September 8, 2014

Here are the best “looked like we planned it this way” ideas for print and online, as presented at SFJ14 conference in Nashville. Download the PDFs by clicking Saved the DayFiled under: Members on. […]

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

Show and Steal: Online Superstars September 8, 2014

The best online feature ideas from SFJ14 conference in Nashville. You can download a PDF of all the Online superstars here.Filed under: Members only, See all conference posts

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"Green Group Funnels $4.2M Behind Sen. Hagan in NC" October 23, 2014

"The League of Conservation Voters (LCV) is launching a $4.2 million campaign supporting Sen. Kay Hagan in North Carolina (D) just two weeks before Election Day." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Watchdog Sues EPA Over Renewable Fuel Mandate" October 23, 2014

"A watchdog group is suing the Environmental Protection Agency for failing to release communications with the oil industry over the 2014 renewable fuel mandate." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Critics of Dow Herbicide Sue U.S. EPA Over Approval" October 23, 2014

"A coalition of U.S. farmer and environmental groups filed a lawsuit on Wednesday seeking to overturn regulatory approval granted last week for an herbicide developed by Dow AgroSciences." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

California Agrees To Stop Segregating Inmates By Race After Riots October 23, 2014

California officials have agreed to end a policy of segregating prison inmates after riots based on their race as a way to prevent further violence, the Associated Press reports. Officers have frequen. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Witnesses, Forensics Back Account From Ferguson Officer Of Brown Shooting October 23, 2014

Ferguson, Mo., police officer Darren Wilson and Michael Brown fought for control of the officer’s gun, and Wilson fatally shot the unarmed teenager after he moved toward the officer as they faced of. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

St. Louis Murders Up 27%; Could Ferguson Have Influenced Trend? October 23, 2014

When four more people die violently in St. Louis in the next few days or weeks, the city will top last year’s total of 120 homicides in what has become another deadly year, reports the St. Louis Pos. […]

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.

Day One recap: #SNDMakes, Boston October 18, 2014

Breakfast brainstorming led to lunch time libations and afternoon action plans at #SNDMakes on Friday. Coming into the weekend, our group of designers, developers, journalists and product managers kne. […]

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Kyle Ellis

Day One Agenda: #SNDMakes, Boston October 17, 2014

The Friday, October 17 agenda for #SNDMakes, focused on answering the question, "How might we improve the content-creation experience?

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Kyle Ellis

Mario Garcia Master Class at Poynter: A special offer for SND members October 15, 2014

Here's a great deal for SND members. What does it take to succeed in a changing media environment? Learn how to re-invent and re-imagine your work from Mario Garcia.

Source: The Society for News Design - SND The Society for News Design - SND | Sara Quinn

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