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Archive May 2009

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Three papers recognized with the 2009 Diversity Pacesetter Awards

Two Texas newspapers and one in Massachusetts led the industry in their diversity efforts this year.

Money to help you grow local youth journalism

If your news organization is willing to mentor local youth during 2009-10 school year, ASNE's High School Journalism Initiative can help with a $2,500 grant.

Endowment campaign remains active

Earlier this month ASNE Foundation announced that the Journalism for a New Age Endowment Campaign will effectively end Dec. 31, 2009, without reaching its goal of raising $6.25 million.

ASNE upgrading its Web site

In the coming weeks, you'll see a new ASNE.org Web site taking shape.

ASNE requests hearings on documents release

ASNE joined over 40 other organizations and advocates requesting the Senate Committee on Rules to hold hearings on the release of certain documents produced by the Congressional Research Service. CRS is a nonpartisan, taxpayer-funded office that produces nonclassified information at the request of members of Congress.

Study shows 24-7 newsroom improved journalism

The continuous news desk has made journalism better, according to a recent study by the Donald W. Reynolds Journalism Institute at the University of Missouri-Columbia.

Detroit offers digital training to senior citizens

When Detroit Media Partnership made the decision to limit home delivery to three days a week, we suspected senior citizens would be the most disappointed. We were right.

A decade of service to ASNE

The retirement of Scott Bosley as executive director of ASNE leaves me with mixed emotions. His knowledge of the industry and his strong relationships with so many of our fellow leaders are irreplaceable. And yet I know he made the right decision for himself, and his retirement is well-deserved.

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