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Meet Desk-Net, one of our ASNE-APME conference sponsors

 
As the ASNE-APME conference in Chicago is approaching quickly, we'd like to start introducing you to some of our generous sponsors. Meet Desk-Net, leading provider of newsroom management software in Europe. Here's what Desk-Net would like to share with you. 

Sign up for our joint conference, book your hotel room!

 
Don't forget to register to attend the ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago. Registration is $250 for members of ASNE and APME. It's $350 if you're a nonmember. APME members can register at apme.com.

2014 ASNE Newsroom Census in the spotlight


We hope you saw our 
report on the 2014 ASNE Newsroom Census that was releasedTuesday. We also posted all the numbers in 15 detailed tables. The census was in the spotlight as soon as we released the results and has received a lot of publicity through detailed analyses and social media. 

ASNE releases 2014 newsroom census results


Minoritites in newsrooms increase; 63 percent of newspapers have at least one woman among top-three editors.

More sessions you don't want to miss at ASNE-APME 2014


The ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago is approaching quickly! 

 

Join us for late-afternoon concurrent sessions on our kick-off day Monday, Sept. 15. You will get to choose between session A on community journalism and session B on leadership strategies.

Two sessions you don't want to miss at ASNE-APME 2014


The ASNE-APME conference 
Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago is approaching quickly! Check out our opening and ending sessions. 

Register today for ASNE-APME 2014

 
Don't forget to register for our ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. It will be a terrific conference with inspiring, dynamic sessions and social activities. Take a look at some of the highlights of our program, including a free post-conference seminar Sept. 18, offered by Metcalf Institute for Marine and Environmental Reporting.  

Apply today for Minority Leadership Institutes

 
The ASNE Minority Leadership Institute at NABJ is in two weeks. Send your applications as soon as possible to asne@asne.org if you'd like to participate. To attend the Institute at NAHJ, which is in about three weeks, also apply as soon as possible. 

Exciting program in store for you at ASNE-APME 2014!


Metcalf Institute's free, special climate change seminar is just one of many great reasons to attend our ASNE-APME conference 
Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. The conference has a lot more to offer, including the following highlights.    

Invitation to attend climate change seminar at ASNE-APME 2014

 
How do editors, bombarded with information about climate change, discern fact from hype? What should your news audience know about the regional and national policy implications of climate change, and why should they care?  

R.I.P. John Seigenthaler

 
 A remarkable journalist and an even more remarkable man. 

Join us in Chicago for what's going to be a terrific conference!

 
How about a few days in September with ASNE and APME at our joint conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago? We'll make sure you leave the conference with a number of beneficial takeaways. Here are just a few sessions and events to highlight: 

Apply now for Minority Leadership Institutes

 
Send your applications as soon as possible to asne@asne.org if you'd like to attend the 2014 Minority Leadership Institute at NABJ or NAHJ. To attend the Institute at ASNE/APME, apply by Aug. 1

Join us in Chicago for what's going to be a terrific conference!


How about a few days in September with ASNE and APME at our joint conference 
Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago? We'll make sure you leave the conference with a number of beneficial takeaways. Below are just a few sessions and events to highlight. 

Help us promote 1 for All First Amendment Challenge

 
ASNE's Youth Journalism Initiative encourages editors to promote The 1 for All First Amendment Challenge, a nationwide event among secondary school teachers that spurs First Amendment education.

The 1 for All First Amendment Challenge will recognize the top 40 teachers with a $1,000 prize. Teachers who wish to be considered should submit their lesson plans, activities and student projects at 1forAll.us. Entries will be judged by a panel of journalists and educators and accepted on a rolling basis throughout the 2014-15 school year.

Register for free climate change seminar, part of ASNE-APME 2014

 
You have another great reason to attend the ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago. That is the special post-conference workshop we're working on with the highly regarded Metcalf Institute for Marine & Environmental Reporting

Help us raise concerns about proposed cybersecurity legislation

 
ASNE and media organizations are extremely concerned about the proposed Cybersecurity Information Sharing Act (CISA) that may be introduced by Sen. Dianne Feinstein, D-Cali., this week and even pushed through the Senate Select Committee on Intelligence as early asThursday. Review a pre-introduction discussion draft of the bill. Once you read that and finish this summary, you'll understand why we're concerned. We hope you'll join us in airing your concerns to your senator, the intelligence Committee and the Senate at large.

Exciting program in store for you, join us in Chicago!

 

The city that loves to innovate -- from pizza to skylines -- has a huge crush on journalists.

 

Join us for the historic ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago. It's the first time that the leading organizations for news-organization leaders are getting together to toast journalism then, now and into the future.

Apply for one of three ASNE Minority Leadership Institutes

 

As we announced two weeks ago, ASNE is thrilled to hold three Minority Leadership Institutes in 2014:

  • At NABJ: July 30-31, before the NABJ Convention & Career Fair in Boston
  • At NAHJ: Aug. 6-7, before the NAHJ Multimedia Convention & Career Expo in San Antonio
  • At ASNE/APME: Sept. 14-15, before the ASNE/APME conference in Chicago


Send your applications as soon as possible to asne@asne.org if you'd like to attend the Institutes at NABJ or NAHJ. To attend the Institute at ASNE/APME, apply by Aug. 1

Fighting back on excessive FERPA secrecy

 
The Family Educational Rights and Privacy Act (FERPA) has, for some time, been a serious impediment to anyone reporting on education issues, especially campus crime issues. The law is intended to prevent access to educational records -- and most of us wouldn't quarrel with the idea that a reporter or anyone else can't get access to a student's grades or transcripts -- but that definition is often extended to things that bear no reasonable relationship to the educational process (It's often invoked by university athletic departments to cover up student-athlete scandals.). 

Voice your support for FOIA reform bill introduced by Senate

 
You may recall (since we circulated an alert about it) that the House of Representatives passed comprehensive Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) reform legislation last summer. However, our celebration of this key legislative action was cut short when we learned soon after that the Senate didn't intend to move the House bill, and instead Sens. John Cornyn, R-Texas, and Patrick Leahy, D-Vt., two longtime champions of FOIA and open government, were drafting their own legislation. So we set to work with these and other members of the Senate and their staff to ensure that this Senate FOIA reform bill would improve the federal FOIA in several ways.

Exciting program in store for you, join us in Chicago!

 

The city that loves to innovate -- from pizza to skylines -- has a huge crush on journalists.

 

Join us for the historic ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in the heart of downtown Chicago. It's the first time that the leading organizations for news-organization leaders are getting together to toast journalism then, now and into the future.

ASNE's three Minority Leadership Institutes for 2014

 

In case you missed our Friday announcement, here are details of three Minority Leadership Institutes we will be holding in 2014:

  • At NABJ: July 30-31, before the NABJ Convention & Career Fair in Boston
  • At NAHJ: Aug. 6-7, before the NAHJ Multimedia Convention & Career Expo in San Antonio
  • At ASNE/APME: Sept. 14-15, before the ASNE/APME conference in Chicago

ASNE continues push for shield law

 
A couple of weeks ago, we alerted you to the fact that the Supreme Court would be determining whether to hear The New York Times reporter James Risen's appeal from a Federal Appellate Court decision that there is no First Amendment or common law privilege, which protects a reporter from having to testify in federal court proceedings (and, for good measure, even if there were, he would likely have to testify anyway.).
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