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Donations needed for ASNE-APME conference auction

 
ASNE and APME are looking for donations for the live and silent auction to be held during the joint conference Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University. 


To donate, please fill out the 2015 pledge form. Email or mail the form to Kim Meader at kim.meader@arizonarepublic.com, The Arizona Republic, 200 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 or fax to 602-444-4374

1 For All First Amendment Challenge winners announced

 
Teachers from across the country took the First Amendment Challenge, and 1 For All has awarded $1,000 to 40 of them for their outstanding lesson plans and student projects. The teachers' innovative efforts helped educate hundreds of students about the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment.

We encourage you to support the Speak Free Act

 
ASNE welcomes the introduction of the Speak Free Act, which is Anti-SLAPP legislation sponsored by Reps. Blake Farenthold (R-Texas) and Anna Eshoo (D-California). (Reps. Darrell Issa (R-California), Trent Franks (R-Arizona) and Jared Polis (D-Colorado) are also original co-sponsors of the legislation.).

Apply for one of three Minority Leadership Institutes

 
The 2015 Minority Leadership Institutes are accepting applications now. Apply for one of three by emailing at 
asne@asne.org. Read more for details. 

Register for ASNE-APME conference at Stanford University

 

Register now: The registration fee is only $275 for members of ASNE and APME and $375 for nonmembers. There are special rates for retired editors, spouses, students and APME's Regents. 

Book your hotel room: A terrific group rate is available at the Sheraton Palo Alto until Sept. 15 for only $169/night for FridaySaturday and Sunday. Rates forWednesday and Thursday are $329/night.

ASNE roundtable to help kick off Engage Local conference

 
ASNE's National Community and News Literacy Roundtables Project is helping kick off Engage Local, an important two-day dive into media and civic engagement, presented by Montclair State University's Center for Cooperative Media

The 7-9 p.m. town hall Monday, June 15, will feature a cross-section of community leaders and media members engaging the public in a discussion about what happens when money comes into an economically depleted city and how Newark's experience is reported and debated in the community.

ASNE petitions for release of grand jury materials in Eric Garner case

 
ASNE joined 28 other media companies and organizations on an amicus brief filed by the Reporters Committee for the Freedom of the Press in a New York State Court. The brief seeks access to grand jury materials related to the investigation of Eric Garner's death in Staten Island earlier this year. 

ASNE names Local Accountability Award for Frank Blethen

 
Sponsored by The Seattle Times, the Frank A. Blethen Award for Local Accountability Reporting will recognize investigative journalism that holds important local institutions accountable for their actions.

ASNE opposes straight renewal of USA Patriot Act

 
The letter that ASNE and 51 other organizations signed opposes S 1035, which would reauthorize the Patriot Act without affecting the controversial Section 215. 

Join us Oct. 16-18 at Stanford for 3-D conference with APME

 

Register now: The registration fee is only $275 for members of ASNE and APME and $375 for nonmembers. There are special rates for retired editors, spouses, students and APME's Regents. 


Book your hotel room: A terrific group rate is available at the Sheraton Palo Alto until Sept. 15 for only $169/night for FridaySaturday and Sunday. Rates forWednesday and Thursday are $329/night.

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