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

ACES adds Oct. 6 workshop in Pittsburgh to Boot Camp lineup September 17, 2014

ACES has added an Editing Boot Camp to its fall lineup of training events. The workshop will be held from... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Journalism organizations agree to establish shared communication September 6, 2014

There is a need for industry unity, cooperation and collaboration leaders from 16 journalism organizations agreed at an industry summit... Read more »

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

ACES board member honored with SPJ journalism teaching award September 6, 2014

Sue Burzynski Bullard, a member of the American Copy Editors Society Executive Committee, was honored Friday night by the Society... 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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West Virginia University September 18, 2014

The West Virginia University Reed College of Media seeks a dynamic and innovative educator for an endowed professorship in integrated marketing communications. The Harrison/Omnicom Endowed Professorsh. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

California Polytechnic State University-San Luis Obispo September 18, 2014

CLA- College of Liberal Arts Job Title: Tenure-Track Assistant Professor of Science and Risk Communication Institution Type: College/University Location: California, United States Position: Assistant. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Florida September 18, 2014

College of Journalism and Communications Department of Journalism Tenure-Track Assistant/Tenured Associate Professor Position in Journalism The Department of Journalism at the University of Florida’. […]

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.

Arkansas Times Celebrates 40th Anniversary September 19, 2014

How the Arkansas Times survived poverty, the Dixie Mafia, the U.S. Supreme Court and Mike Huckabee.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

AAN Urges FCC to Maintain an Open Internet September 17, 2014

The comments were submitted in response to tentative changes to "net neutrality" rules put forth by the FCC in May.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

How I Got That Story: Uncovering Boston's Secret Surveillance Program September 17, 2014

How Dig Boston uncovered the city's secret project to test controversial facial recognition software at a major concert.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

IRE Radio Podcast | The dark side of the oil & gas boom

Think oil and gas stories are just for reporters in a few key states? Think again. There are more than 1.1 million active oil and gas wells in 36 states. On this ...

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Judge blocks Alabama newspaper from printing information obtained through open records request

A state court judge has temporarily blocked the Montgomery Advertiser from publishing information about a utility company’s plan for gas line safety, information obtained through an open records req. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

The Center for Public Integrity: Reporters to Study State Government Corruption

The Center for Public Integrity is looking for top-notch journalists to investigate the risk of corruption in their state governments. We’re hiring one part-time reporter in each state to carry out. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

Online chat about teaching entrepreneurship September 10, 2014

JEA Curriculum Initiative’s Abrianna Nelson, CJE, will lead an online chat. Continue reading →The post Online chat about teaching entrepreneurship appeared first on .

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Online submission materials for Washington 2014 JEA Write-offs available for download August 31, 2014

Students entering online submission contests can now download photos and instructions for their entries. Continue reading →The post Online submission materials for Washington 2014 JEA Write-offs ava. […]

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Mark Murray to receive JEA’s top honor: the Carl Towley Award August 29, 2014

The Journalism Education Association has named Mark Murray of Arlington (Texas) Independent School District, the Carl Towley Award recipient for 2014. Continue reading →The post Mark Murray to recei. […]

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National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

NABJ Members Kelley L. Carter and Darren Sands to Join BuzzFeed September 13, 2014

  WASHINGTON (September 13, 2014)—The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) congratulates NABJ members Kelley L. Carter and Darren Sands on their new positions at BuzzFeed, the social n. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

CUNY Graduate School Partners With NABJ To Offer Full-tuition Scholarship September 5, 2014

   WASHINGTON, September 5, 2014 -- The CUNY Graduate School of Journalism is offering a new full-tuition scholarship to a National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) member who applies for a. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

NABJ to host 2014 Region 1 Conference in Atlantic City, N.J. September 3, 2014

Students, Journalists, Entrepreneurs and Media Professionals Will Meet to Focus on Changes in JournalismWASHINGTON, DC (September 3, 2014) — The National Association of Black Journalists (NABJ) will. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

Mensaje del Presidente: Conferencia Regional en la Ciudad de México September 19, 2014

Familia NAHJ, ¡Estamos a un mes de nuestra Conferencia Regional en la Ciudad de México! El registro es GRATIS para participar en este increíble evento de NAHJ que unirá a periodistas de México y. […]

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

President’s Message: Register for Mexico City Regional September 18, 2014

NAHJ Familia, The Mexico City Regional is exactly one month away! Register for FREE here for the amazing conference that brings together U.S. and Mexican journalists for the first time in more than a. […]

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

11:45 am – 1:00 pm: Oportunidades en los burós September 18, 2014

Oportunidades en los burós ¿Qué oportunidades están disponibles en burós estadunidense tanto para mexicanos y residentes de los Estados Unidos?  ¿Qué se necesita para trabajar en una oficina e. […]

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

2014 NSPA Story of the Year Finalists September 19, 2014

The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce Story of the Year finalists. They are as follows: News Story Skyler Blume, Thomas Oide The Hub, Davis Sr. HS, Davis, Calif. Garrett Kai. […]

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

2014 NSPA Broadcast Story of the Year Finalists September 19, 2014

The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce Broadcast Story of the Year finalists. They are as follows: Broadcast News Julia Arciga, Alessandra Anderson, Allie Furlan Mustang Morn. […]

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

2014 NSPA Broadcast Pacemaker Finalists September 18, 2014

The National Scholastic Press Association is pleased to announce finalists for the Broadcast Pacemaker. They are: Weekly/Biweekly Mustang Morning News, Mira Costa HS, Manhattan Beach, Calif. Michael H. […]

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

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

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National Society of Newspaper Columnists

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

Great Hotel. Great City. Great Conference. September 9, 2014

Black & White and Read All Over’ — Indianapolis, June 25-28, 2015 By Ginger Truitt, Michelle Freed, Amanda Beam and Mike Leonard 2015 Conference Co-Chairs Who’s your mama? Who’s your daddy? Wh. […]

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

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

Online News Association

Online News Association

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

ONA14 news: A taste of Chicago; newcomers guide; Midway highlights and program updates September 12, 2014

Chicago menu: Food truck rally, discounts and freebies Chicago is a great place for people who love food. To bring some local flavor right to our door, we’ve organized a food truck rally outside the. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

ONA Weekly #24 September 10, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 24 Make your voice heard on net neutrality The conversation continues on how net neutrality may be impacted if the FCC enacts new rules to regulate the internet. Submit your comments. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

ONA Weekly #23 September 3, 2014

 ONA Weekly No. 23 JOBS: Seeking talented digital journalists ONA’s new Career Center has dozens of opportunities for journalists, editors and digitally minded professionals, all available for view. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | jpatterson

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

Good and bad of journalism in aftermath of air tragedy August 11, 2014

A Russia Today reporter based in London resigned in protest at the station's coverage of the crash of flight MH17 in Ukraine. Well done, Sarah Firth for resigning," says Belfast Telegraph Readers' Edi. […]

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

Is ‘bias’ a synonym for ‘discrimination?’ August 11, 2014

"Some of my favorite questions from readers are the ones without any single answer," says Kansas City Star Public Editor Derek Donovan.

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

A “refirement” party August 11, 2014

The Washington News Council closed after 15 years of holding the state’s news media publicly accountable for accuracy, fairness and ethics. John Hamer led the council for 15 years and recently celeb. […]

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

Illinois Public Media Seeks Senior Producer/Host September 17, 2014

  This is a rare opportunity for you to lead our award-winning radio talk show, Focus. We’re looking for an experienced journalist who looks for the “big idea” behind the news, who knows how t. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

Illinois Public Media Seeks Producer September 17, 2014

  Illinois Public Media seeks an ambitious producer to build on the local success of its award-winning call-in, radio talk show, Focus, and to help create a regional program that’s engaging, surpr. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

OPB Seeks "Think Out Loud" Producer September 17, 2014

  OPB is looking for an Executive Producer (EP) for our daily talk show, Think Out Loud. This salaried, exempt position is a full time, regular status position with benefits. Position DetailsPrimar. […]

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Christine Paige Diers

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

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Money Matters: Retirement for self-employed

For those employed by business or government, retirement plans can come in the form of stuctured pensions, 401k plans or other defined contribution plans with investment by both employer and employee.. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Hey Mom and Dad—May I borrow another $20,000 for college?

By Mike Cavender, RTDNA Executive Director               I recently read media blogger Jim Romenesko’s post of an internal faculty memo from the University of California Berkeley’s. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

October 7 is National News Engagement Day

October 7 is National News Engagement Day, the first-ever day set aside to encourage the public to engage with the news and overcome barriers to make news engagement and news literacy a national prior. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Press Release: 2014 Contest Winners September 21, 2014

 EMBARGOED FOR RELEASE UNTIL 10 p.m. Sept. 20, 2014 Contact: Debra L. Mason, executive director, RNA 573-882-9257   Religion Newswriters Association names winners of 2014 RNA Awards for Religion Rep. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

3.3 million people agree: It’s time to get Back to Church September 19, 2014

National Back to Church Sunday is this Sunday, September 21COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo.  – What can entice 3.3 million Americans to leave their homes on a Sunday in the fall? No, it’s not football. It. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Women in Leadership National Study to Be Presented at RNA Annual Conference This Friday September 17, 2014

Panel discussion to feature principal researchers and advisory board membersThe Women in Leadership National Study (WILNS) is the first-ever academic study to investigate the representation of women i. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

Test Installation for SABEW Transition Web Site Design

SPJ and the Medill School of Journalism present a discussion on net neutrality and why journalists should care: Tuesday, Oct. 14 in Washington, D.C. September 19, 2014

The Society of Professional Journalists and  Northwestern University’s Medill School of Journalism are co-sponsoring a panel discussion addressing why the media should care about net neutrality. . […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

October Teletraining: “Rising Health Care Costs: How to uncover stories” Monday, October 27, 2 p.m. EST September 17, 2014

October Teletraining Oct 27, 2014, 2:00 PM EST ”Rising Health Care Costs: How to uncover stories” Rising costs are one of the biggest trends in health care, and SABEW has a session aimed squarely. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

Past Teletraining:”Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports,” Monday, September 15, 2014 September 15, 2014

Data is king: How to use and analyze economic reports Monday, September 15, 2014 The U.S. Bureau of Economic Analysis lead a session that helped you find and interpret data for your stories. Participa. […]

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

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 indus. […]

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. […]

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

"Investors Call for Climate Change Deal" September 19, 2014

"Institutional investors managing £15tn of assets have called for an ambitious global climate deal to give them certainty to invest in clean technology." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"2014 Already a Nasty Year for Wyoming Oil Spills" September 19, 2014

"An oil boom in Wyoming is having a filthy side effect. A string of accidents, ranging in geography from a remote gulley in the Powder River Basin to a refinery in downtown Cheyenne, already has made. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"Report Warns That Superstorm Sandy Was Not 'The Big One'" September 19, 2014

"In October 2012, Superstorm Sandy wreaked major havoc on the United States, causing 117 deaths and leaving $62 billion worth of damage in its wake when it passed through New York and New Jersey. But. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

SPJ applauds City of Tupelo, SPJ member, for bringing electronic public records into compliance with law September 15, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Sept. 15, 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 |

Andy Schotz named SPJ Regional Director of the Year September 7, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 9/7/2014 Contact: Abbi Martzall, SPJ Awards Coordinator, 317-920-4791, amartzall@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, 317-920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org NASHVILLE,. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

SPJ updates Code of Ethics September 6, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE September 6, 2014 Contacts: Kevin Smith, Ethics Committee Chair, 304.367.4864 (EDT), smith.10002@osu.edu David Cuillier, SPJ President, 520.248.6242 (PDT), spjdave@yahoo.com Jenn. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

"It's On Us"--Obama, Biden Launch Campaign Against College Sex Assaults September 20, 2014

The White House has launched an ambitious branding campaign aimed at ending sexual assaults on college campuses, in part by enlisting the support of major college sports leagues and celebrities, the W. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

FL Family Deaths Show How Drugs, Debt, Arrests Lead To Violence September 20, 2014

Sarah Spirit of Bell, Fl., was 22 years old and eight months pregnant with her fourth child when she called the police to say her father was violent, she was afraid of him, and she had nowhere to go,. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

Could Home Depot Have Prevented Retail Industry's Biggest Data Breach? September 20, 2014

Computer experts in the home improvement chain Home Depot had warned for years that it might be easy prey for hackers, says the New York Times. Despite alarms as far back as 2008, Home Depot was slow. […]

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.

Dog flushing, rabbit smuggling, bookmarks and Batkids: A candidate Q&A September 18, 2014

[SND officer elections are handled electronically and open to all members. Contact skomives@snd.org if you haven't received your ballot.] With just one week to go before the 2015 officer election ends. […]

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

SND Frankfurt: Brimming with ideas September 15, 2014

Ugly designs you have to love. Saving print with type. Following eyeballs, literally. Design through obstruction. The 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop is all about ideas and insights. Here are some more to. […]

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

Veronika Illmer explains the mass appeal of BILD’s design aesthetic August 27, 2014

Veronika Illmer, who has been in charge of art direction at Bild and Bild am Sonntag since 2001, is among the amazing speakers at the 2014 SND Frankfurt workshop. She talked to workshop organizer Stef. […]

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

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