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ASNE Board of Directors election opens, vote for four candidates

The 2016 ASNE Board of Directors election is now open! Seven candidates are running for four seats of three-year terms.

Meet Knight Foundation, one of our generous ASNE-APME conference sponsors!

The John S. and James L. Knight Foundation is excited to support the upcoming ASNE-APME conference Sept. 11-14 in Philadelphia. Be sure to check out some of the great work Knight Foundation is funding as part of its commitment to advance excellence in journalism and inform people in communities of all sizes through experimentation, innovation and leadership.

Must-do list: Sign up for the conference and let us know if you need a hotel room

The 2016 ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference Sept. 11-14 kicks off in less than three weeks in Philadelphia! Here are nine hings you don't want to miss:
 
1. Block of hotel rooms has expired but ...
 
Our secured block of hotel rooms at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, at 1201 Market St., has expired. However, we have a limited number of reserved rooms at the $199/night group rate for SundayMonday and Tuesday, Sept. 11-13. If you're attending the conference and need to book your room, then please contact ASNE Senior Information Specialist Megan Schumacher at mschumacher@asne.org with your arrival and departure dates. 

ASNE-Poynter webinar 'Endorsements: Why Do News Organizations Even Bother'

In the world of newspaper editorials, few opinions are as widely anticipated and widely debated as election endorsements or recommendations. In a polarized age influenced by partisan media, however, are endorsements still useful? Given opinion-page staffing cuts, are endorsements worth the time and effort? Do they make a difference in local or national elections? Why have some newspapers scuttled endorsements altogether?

How prepared are you for Sept. 11-14 in Philly? See our checklist!

Are you ready for the ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference Sept. 11-14 in Philly? It kicks off in less than three weeks. Here is the checklist to help you prepare and plan ahead for the conference. See you soon! 

ASNE webinar on political endorsements: Why do we even bother?

In the world of newspaper editorials, few opinions are as widely anticipated and widely debated as election endorsements or recommendations. In a polarized age influenced by partisan media, however, are endorsements still useful? Given opinion-page staffing cuts, are endorsements worth the time and effort? Do they make a difference in local or national elections? Why have some newspapers scuttled endorsements altogether?

Plan to attend Media Law for Journalists workshop Sept. 20

The Media Law Press Center Institute and the National Press Club Journalism Institute are presenting a workshop for freelancers, bloggers, reporters, photographers, editors in print, digital or video spaces, podcasters and any media workers without the benefit of a legal department.

Top media lawyers will give practical advice to stay clear of costly libel and privacy suits, navigate the reporter-source relationship, avoid copyright traps, learn about digital media law and understand insurance coverage options.

Deadline extended to Aug. 26, don't miss this free training!

We have extended the application deadline for the ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute Sept. 10-11 in Philadelphia to Friday, Aug. 26. Take advantage of the extra week to apply for this free training opportunity to become the next generation of news leaders! 

Must-do list: Book your hotel room by FRIDAY to join us Sept. 11-14 in Philly!

1. Hotel reservations by Friday, Aug. 19
 
Book your hotel rooms by Friday at the Philadelphia Marriott Downtown, our conference hotel, at 1201 Market St. Rooms in our reserved block have a nightly rate of $199 for Sunday, Sept. 11, through Wednesday, Sept. 14.
 
All conference sessions, except for the opening reception Sunday, Sept. 11, will take place at the Marriott

ASNE joins three amicus efforts

Summer has proven to be a hot time for ASNE's amicus activity as we've participated as amicus in three different cases in recent weeks. Here's a recap of the cases, with a link to each of the filings. 
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