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

Slips and errata: A few famous typos for World Book and Copyright Day April 23, 2014

In 1631, about 200 years after Gutenberg printed the first Bible, Barker & Louis, the royal printers in London, were... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | aces_admin

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Associated Press Media Editors

APME Update

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

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

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

Source: APME Update APME Update | Laura Sellers

Linda Austin hired as NewsTrain director February 27, 2014

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

Source: APME Update APME Update | Angie

APME Member Photograph of the Month for November 2013 February 12, 2014

The APME has honored this photograph as National Member Photo of the Month for November 2013.Thanks to John Rumbach and staff at The Herald in Jasper, Ind., for judging this month.Here is what the j. […]

Source: APME Update APME Update | Laura Sellers

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

AEJMC Classifieds

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University of Oregon April 23, 2014

Instructor in Journalism and Communication (Digital Publishing and Technology) Posting 14107 School of Journalism and Communication The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC) at the University. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Oregon April 23, 2014

Instructor in Journalism and Communication (Design and Creative Content Development/Advertising) Posting 14109 School of Journalism and Communication The School of Journalism and Communication (SOJC). […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Rhode Island College April 22, 2014

Assistant Professor of Communication Advertising Tenure Track position Fall 2014 The Department of Communication at Rhode Island College invites applications for the full-time, tenure track position a. […]

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.

Miami New Times, Palo Alto Weekly, Westword Win Sigma Delta Chi Awards April 22, 2014

The Sigma Delta Chi Awards for excellence in journalism are given out by the Society of Professional Journalists.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Detroit Metro Times Hires New Editor-in-Chief April 22, 2014

Detroit Metro Times has hired Valerie Vande Panne as Editor-in-Chief.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Format Busting: How Washington City Paper Creates an Engaging Newspaper April 21, 2014

Washington City Paper designers Carey Jordan and Jandos Rothstein discuss the work that led to being a runner-up for "World's Best Designed Newspaper" from the Society for News Design.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

Consider running for the IRE Board of Directors

2014 Board Election Schedule May 1 – Period to declare candidacy for the IRE Board begins May 30 ...

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Complaints: A road map for killer investigations

Jill Riepenhoff, a projects reporter at The Columbus Dispatch, and Tisha Thompson, an investigative reporter for WRC-Washington D.C., use consumer and professional complaints to fuel their investigati. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

NerdWallet: Computer-Assisted Reporting Editor / Data Journalist

NerdWallet has been around since 2009, helping consumers make smart financial decisions. We're doubling our staff this year, including adding an experienced computer-assisted reporting editor, who wil. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Online chat about teaching feature writing April 21, 2014

JEA Curriculum Initiative’s Shari Adwers, MJE, leads an online chat to discuss implementation of feature writing lesson plans. Continue reading →The post Online chat about teaching feature writing. […]

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

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

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

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

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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 Esteemed Journalist Ken Bunting April 22, 2014

WASHINGTON, D.C. (April 22, 2014) - The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) mourns the passing of Ken Bunting, former associate publisher and executive editor of the Seattle Post-Intelli. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ Congratulates the Pulitzer Prize Winners April 16, 2014

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

NAHJ está prosperando; Convención Nacional & Conferencia de la Región 7 April 21, 2014

Estimada Nación NAHJ:Espero que hayan pasado un lindo día de Pascuas.Ésta semana el comité nacional de directores se reunirá en San Antonio, donde se celebrará nuestra convención nacional.Dialo. […]

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

NAHJ is thriving; Nat’l Conference Early Bird & Region 7 Conference April 21, 2014

Dear NAHJ Nation, I hope everyone had a great Easter. This week your national board of directors will be meeting in San Antonio, the site of our national convention. Among the topics we will be discus. […]

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

NAHJ Board of Directors Agenda, April 26th April 21, 2014

The National Association of Hispanic Journalists Board of Directors April 26, 2014 Meeting Agenda 
 Location:
Hispanic Chamber of Commerce Headquarters 200 E Grayson Street San Antonio, TX 78215 . […]

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

National Federation of Press Women

National Federation of Press Women

News and Website updates from the National Federation of Press Women

Updated Conference Information

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

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

NFPW Takes Communications Contest Online

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

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

New Florida Affiliate Forming

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

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

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA News & Notes

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

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

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

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

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

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

NSPA announces Best of Show awards April 13, 2014

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

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

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

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

NSNC Honoring Brinkley’s Memory April 21, 2014

This column originally was published in the April 2014 edition of The Columnist, the members’ newsletter of the National Society of Newspaper Columnists. President’s Message By Eric Heyl President. […]

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

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

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

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

The Legacy of Ernie Pyle April 4, 2014

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

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

Online News Association

Online News Association

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

Dow Jones Foundation grant supports ONA Digital Leadership Breakfast series April 21, 2014

WASHINGTON, DC — The Online News Association, the world’s largest membership organization of digital journalists, today announced a grant from the Dow Jones Foundation to support a series of uniqu. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jennifer Mizgata

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

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jane McDonnell

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

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

When news looks like promotion April 20, 2014

"Readers’ subjective calls on what amounts to promotion can be a useful gauge for journalists," says Kansas City Star Public Editor Derek Donovan. "The difference between an ad and editorial coverag. […]

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

A year of adjustment April 20, 2014

"We’ve all got two choices: Come along, or get left behind," says Ted Diadiun, reader representative at the Cleveland Plain Dealer.

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

Science reporting caution April 20, 2014

A recent report on a scientific study lacked rigor, says CBC Ombudsman Esther Enkin, but it was not biased.

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

Collaboration?: PRNDI Asked, You Answered April 22, 2014

In light of the “Collaborative Coverage Project” recently launched by NPR, PRNDI collected responses to a survey April 7-11, 2014 asking its membership for their ideas about collaboration. The sur. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Amy Jeffries

May Webinar: She’s Petite, Blonde, and Perky: Gender in News Coverage April 21, 2014

Registration is now open for PRNDI's May 15th, 2014 webinar.

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Planet Money Training at PRNDI Conference April 18, 2014

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

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

RTDNA opposes intelligence media policy

By Mike Cavender, RTDNA Executive Director It is more than a little ironic that, during Sunshine Week last month, President Obama’s Director of National Intelligence, James Clapper, quietly signed. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Coalition asks Court to stream audio

The Coalition for Court Transparency, of which RTDNA is a member, is asking the U.S. Supreme Court to allow live audio streaming of its oral arguments, as a step toward eventually allowing cameras in. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

News directors by the numbers

By Bob Papper, Professor Emeritus - Hofstra University An introductory note, if you will.  2014 marks my 20th year conducting the RTDNA Annual Survey. First at Ball State University and now at Hofst. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Loyola Press Releases New Book by Pope Francis April 23, 2014

Loyola Press released The Church of Mercy: A Vision for the Church by Pope Francis on Easter Sunday, April 20, 2014, the first collection of writings from his first year as pope. Arranged thematically. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

World Harvest Mission Gains New Name: Serge April 21, 2014

Growing Organization Points to God’s “Grace at the Fray”JENKINTOWN, Penn. — World Harvest Mission is changing its name to Serge. The name was made public on April 21, 2014. The discipleship an. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Yale Institute of Sacred Music Fellows 2014-2015 April 21, 2014

Six new fellows to join interdisciplinary communityNew Haven, Conn. – The Yale Institute of Sacred Music (ISM) is pleased to announce that six new fellows will be joining its interdisciplinary commu. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

Test Installation for SABEW Transition Web Site Design

CUNY Seeks Business Journalists for New Fellowship Program April 21, 2014

Applications are now open for The McGraw Fellowship for Business Journalism, a new program at the CUNY Graduate School of Journalism designed to support in-­‐depth, ambitious coverage of critical i. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Next teletraining: Freelance Training: Secrets to Success, Monday, April 28, 2 p.m. Eastern April 21, 2014

Freelance Training: Secrets to Success New to freelancing? Think it might be in your future? You’ll get some tips of the trade from some of the best in the biz in this session. You’ll find out how. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

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

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

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Society for Features Journalism

Society for Features Journalism

Formerly the American Association of Sunday and Feature Editors

A Missing Pulitzer Prize: An Open Letter to Features Journalists April 19, 2014

The Pulitzer board did not award a prize for feature writing this year. Why? The Poynter Institute’s Roy Peter Clark, a former Pulitzer juror and a friend of features folks, speculated this week tha. […]

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

"Drones Are Becoming Energy’s New Roustabouts" April 23, 2014

"PALO ALTO, Calif. — The egg white drone lifted off from its ground station at a hospital construction site here, hovered for an instant, then zoomed off, sounding like a five-pound bee as it buzzed. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Brushing Teeth With Sewer Water Next Step as Texas Faces Drought" April 23, 2014

"Pastor Bob McCartney of First Baptist Church tries to love his neighbor as himself. He’s just not thrilled that Wichita Falls will soon have him drinking water that once swirled down his neighbor. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Environmental Justice: New Map Could Refocus Calif. Pollution Battles April 23, 2014

"The California Environmental Protection Agency has released a statewide list of census tracts most burdened by pollution, providing a first-of-its-kind ranking certain to pressure regulators to clean. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

SPJ opposes restrictions on intelligence employees speaking to journalists April 22, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Contacts: David Cuillier, SPJ National President, 520.248.6242, spjdave@yahoo.com Ellen Kobe, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317.920.4785, ekobe@spj.org INDIANAPOLIS – The Soc. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

GA Gov To Sign Firearms-Rights Expansion Critics Dub "Guns Everywhere" April 23, 2014

Georgia Gov. Nathan Deal is set to sign legislation today that would vastly expand where Georgians can legally carry firearms, a proposal that has drawn heaps of praise and scorn from outside groups,. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

PA Probers Didn't Enlist Schools In Busting High School Drug-Sales Ring April 23, 2014

The investigation into a Philadelphia area high school drug ring began months ago. Police arrested one alleged ringleader in February. School administrators tell the Philadelphia Inquirer they didn't. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Millions Of Fugitives Can Evade Background Checks For Gun Buyers April 23, 2014

Millions of fugitives can pass undetected through federal background checks and buy guns illegally because police departments fail to put their names into a national database that tracks people on the. […]

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.

A picture is worth 1,001 words April 22, 2014

“Arabian Nights” (Arabic: كتاب ألف ليلة وليلة‎ Kitāb alf laylah wa-laylah), is a large collection of West and South Asian folk stories from the Islamic Golden Era (8th-13th cent. […]

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

[Cover Story] How The Atlantic’s May modern parenting cover came together April 19, 2014

Design Director Darhil Crooks shares how the The Atlantic’s May cover came together.

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

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

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

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

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