News From National Journalism Organizations

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

American Copy Editors Society

ACES

The website of the American Copy Editors Society

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Best practices for social media and journalism July 8, 2014

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

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

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

Source: ACES ACES | Gerri Berendzen

Associated Press Media Editors

APME Update

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

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

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

Source: APME Update APME Update | APMEblogger

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

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

Source: APME Update APME Update | Laura Sellers

Linda Austin hired as NewsTrain director February 27, 2014

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

Source: APME Update APME Update | Angie

Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication

AEJMC Classifieds

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Utah Valley University July 29, 2014

The Department of Communication at Utah Valley University, located in Orem, Utah, seeks a tenure-track ASSISTANT PROFESSOR OF PUBLIC RELATIONS to begin Fall Semester (August) 2015. DUTIES: Teach four. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

University of Tampa July 28, 2014

Assistant Professor, Communication (Advertising/Public Relations) The Communication Department, College of Arts and Letters, at The University of Tampa invites applications for 2 tenure-track assistan. […]

Source: AEJMC Classifieds AEJMC Classifieds | Kysh Brown

Ball State University July 28, 2014

ASSISTANT PROFESSOR DEPARTMENT OF JOURNALISM MUNCIE, INDIANA Tenure-track faculty position available August 21, 2015. Responsibilities: teach undergraduate courses in photojournalism, photojournalism. […]

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.

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

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

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Judge Throws Out Case Against MauiTime Publisher, County Of Maui Appeals July 23, 2014

Two weeks after a judge threw out the criminal case against MauiTime Publisher Tommy Russo over his photographing Maui police officers, the County of Maui has appealed the decision.

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

San Diego Reader Releases 7-Book Series Profiling Local Communities July 22, 2014

Source: AAN News Feed AAN News Feed |

Investigative Reporters and Editors

IRE.org

Recent content published to IRE.org

Fifty-nine 911 calls this year to sex offender group homes

Police have been called to two residential facilities housing sex offenders nearly 60 times since the beginning of the year, according to a report by WIVB in Buffalo, New York. Twice police reported s. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

3 Phoenix arson investigators put on paid leave after investigation

Three members of the Phoenix Fire Department's once highly touted arson squad have been put on leave following a series of reports by 12 News (Phoenix-NBC).  Capt. Sam Richardson and Capt. Fred Andes. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Extra Extra Monday: Peace Corps medical care, homeless students in the suburbs, license plate cameras

Trail of medical missteps in a Peace Corps death | The New York Times A Peace Corps spokeswoman called Nick Castle’s death, from a gastrointestinal illness, “a tragic experience.” To examine its. […]

Source: IRE.org IRE.org |

Journalism Education Association

Leading the way in scholastic journalism & media education since 1924

2014-15 curriculum leaders announced July 21, 2014

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

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

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

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

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

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National Association of Black Journalists

News & Press

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

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

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

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

Source: News & Press News & Press |

National Association of Hispanic Journalists

National Assc of Hispanic Journalists

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

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

National Federation of Press Women

National Federation of Press Women

News and Website updates from the National Federation of Press Women

NFPW ends fiscal year in the black

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

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

2014 Contest winners by state posted

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

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

Latest Edition of Agenda

The latest edition of Agenda is now online.

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

National Scholastic Press Association

NSPA News & Notes

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

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

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

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

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

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

NSPA announces Best of Show awards April 13, 2014

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

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

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

National Society of Newspaper Columnists

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

Columns from ‘A Capital Idea’ July 15, 2014

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

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

Picarella Publishes ‘Everything Ever After’ July 14, 2014

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

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

Film at 11, 10, 9 … July 3, 2014

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

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

Online News Association

Online News Association

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

Call for Board Nominations July 17, 2014

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

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

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

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Guest

ONA comment to FCC outlines core principles for open Internet July 14, 2014

As it considers rules governing the relationships between content creators and service providers, the FCC asks, “What is the right public policy to ensure that the Internet remains open?” As the l. […]

Source: Online News Association Online News Association | Jane McDonnell

Organization of News Ombudsmen

Organization of News Ombudsmen

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

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

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

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

Never assume anything about obituaries July 27, 2014

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

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

More on Gaza July 27, 2014

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

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

Public Radio News Directors Incorporated

PRNDI

Nevada Public Radio Seeks ME Host July 24, 2014

Las Vegas might be calling YOU!

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | George Bodarky

PRNDI Signs Letter Urging Obama for Transparency July 18, 2014

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

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Press Corps

Collaborative Coverage: Ideas for a 'True Network' July 16, 2014

The relationship between NPR news and member station newsrooms took center stage at the recent PRNDI conference in Washington, D.C.

Source: PRNDI PRNDI | Press Corps

Radio Television Digital News Association

Recent Articles

Most recent articles.

Cultivating interview subjects

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

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Women, minorities make newsroom gains

Updated: July 29, 2014 with new data from ASNEBy Bob Papper, Professor Emeritus - Hofstra University An introductory note, if you will.  2014 marks my 20th year conducting the RTDNA Annual Survey. F. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

CBS Radio's Studio Nine remembered

In July of 1964, CBS Radio was in the process of completing a move to its new studios on West 57th Street in New York City, outfitted with all the latest equipment. A news release trumpeted the move.. […]

Source: Recent Articles Recent Articles |

Religion Newswriters Association

News & Press

News & Press

Kendrick Brothers Wrap Filming On Anticipated Fifth Movie July 29, 2014

Faith Film From Creators of COURAGEOUS Highlights Power of Prayer, a Regular Practice for Nine of 10 Americans CHARLOTTE, N.C. – July 29, 2014 – Alex and Stephen Kendrick—creators of hit faith f. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Christian Feminism Today celebrates 40 years July 28, 2014

One of the first evangelical groups to support gay rights In 1974, during a conference of Evangelicals for Social Action, a group of women formed a caucus to show that gender equality in church, home,. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

Tweet it, post it, share it: What’s your church story? July 21, 2014

COLORADO SPRINGS, Colo. – July 21, 2014 -- Organizers of the international Back to Church Sunday® movement want to know: What’s your church story? How was your life blessed by your experiences. […]

Source: News & Press News & Press |

SABEW

SABEW » News

Test Installation for SABEW Transition Web Site Design

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

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

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

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

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

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | Jackie Sponberg

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

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

Source: SABEW » News SABEW » News | eselgroth

Society for Features Journalism

Society for Features Journalism

Promoting the craft of writing and innovation in lifestyle, arts and entertainment journalism

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

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

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

Musically speaking at SFJ14 in Nashville June 24, 2014

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

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

And, the winners are… June 16, 2014

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

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

Society of Environmental Journalists

SEJ Headlines

Canada: "Emails Show Secrecy on Federal Oilsands Probe" July 30, 2014

"Proposed answers from Environment Canada to questions about a 2013 oilsands leak triggered emails suggesting the ministry 'limit information' given to media." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"California And Mexico Sign Pact To Fight Climate Change" July 30, 2014

"California Governor Jerry Brown and Mexican environmental officials signed a pact on Monday aimed at reducing greenhouse gas emissions, an agreement that could eventually expand the market for carbon. […]

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

"House Passes Bill To Amend Endangered Species Act" July 30, 2014

"The House passed legislation Tuesday that would modify the Endangered Species Act." Source: ,

Source: SEJ Headlines SEJ Headlines | jdavis_sej

Society of Professional Journalists

SPJ News

SPJ Delivers Today's Media News

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

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

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

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

Associated Press journalists win SPJ ethics award July 25, 2014

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE 7/25/14 Contacts: Chad Hosier, SPJ Awards Coordinator, (317) 920-4791, chosier@spj.org Taylor Carlier, SPJ Communications Coordinator, (317) 920-4785, tcarlier@spj.org INDIANAPOL. […]

Source: SPJ News SPJ News |

The Crime Report

Blog

Blog

Nearly Every Case In FBI Lab Woes Includes Flawed Forensic Testimony July 30, 2014

Nearly every criminal case reviewed by the FBI and the main Justice Department as part of a massive investigation started in 2012 of problems at the FBI lab has included flawed forensic testimony from. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

IL Concealed-Carry Incident Shows Basic Gun Rule: Don't Try To Be Hero July 30, 2014

An 86-year-old man who attempted to help police foil an armed robbery at a Crestwood, Il., phone store Saturday by firing at the fleeing suspect may not have broken the law, but firearms trainers say. […]

Source: Blog Blog | Ted Gest

D.C. Gun-Carrying Decision Put On Hold As Officials Decide Next Step July 30, 2014

Gun rights advocates have worked for years to undo the District of Columbia’s tough restrictions on firearms. A new legal victory has thrown city officials into a tailspin over the prospect of gun o. […]

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.

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

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

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

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

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

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

Guardian creative director Alex Breuer joins SND Frankfurt lineup July 25, 2014

Alex Breuer, creative director of The Guardian, joins an impressive roster of speakers at SND Frankfurt. Working in both digital and print formats, Breuer has worked across a broad range of high-prof. […]

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

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