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Compelling video storytelling

For the ASNE webinar "Compelling video storytelling."

ASNE joins important brief on credentialing issue

A federal district court ruling in Wisconsin upheld the right of the state’s regulatory body for high school sports to control “any transmission, internet stream, photo, image, film, videotape, [or] drawing . . . of any game,” as well as “[any] writing . . . or other depiction or description of any game". ASNE last week joined an amicus brief in the case, which could affect the future of webcasting of sporting and other live events.

ASNE committee looks at editors use of technology

How do editors find the time to stay on top of the latest developments in technology that are reshaping the news business? What are they doing to incorporate these changes into their newsrooms, and what impact is it having on news coverage? That is the focus of an ASNE Technology Committee's project, which begins this week with a survey of newsroom leaders.

Salt Lake Tribune — U.S. needs reporter shield law to keep the whistles blowing

The Salt Lake Tribune
October 9, 2010

By Joe Campbell

The passage of a bill that will give journalists a shield from revealing confidential sources under federal law has never been closer to a presidential signature, and Congress shouldn't let this opportunity pass.

Ken Paulson honored by Missouri School of Journalism

ASNE joins amicus brief in racial profiling case

Should personnel records containing accusations of racial profiling remain hidden to protect the privacy rights of individual police officers? That's the question raised in a case pitting the NAACP against the Maryland Department of State Police in the state's highest court. ASNE joined several other media organizations on the amicus, which was filed earlier this week.

Charlotte Hall named Reynolds Visiting Professor at Washington & Lee

Daily Review — Federal shield law would compliment the First Amendment

The Daily Review, Towanda, Pa.
September 20, 2010

Pennsylvania's "shield" law is among the nation's best. It provides journalists with a valuable tool with which to inform the public about its government. The law enables reporters to use anonymous sources, which is rare, and to gain access to government information without revealing its sources in court.

REPUBLICAN & Herald — Federal shield law no-brainer

REPUBLICAN & Herald, Pottsville, Pa.
September 25, 2010

Pennsylvania's "shield" law is among the nation's best. It provides journalists with a valuable tool with which to inform the public about its government. The law enables reporters to use anonymous sources, which is rare, and to gain access to government information without revealing its sources in court.

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