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In search of ASNE Executive Director candidates

 

From Executive Director Arnie Robbins

 
Arnie Robbins, who became executive director of ASNE in 2012, is stepping down in February. He will remain as senior adviser to ASNE helping with fundraising, grants and 2015 convention planning.   

Job: National Community and News Literacy Roundtables Project manager


Those interested in applying for this position should send resume and cover letter to ASNE President Chris Peck at asne@asne.org

How ASNE has become similar to ONA (and vice-versa)

 
By Ben Mullin
Naughton Fellow
The Poynter Institute
Oct. 15, 2014 

We want you to attend Hacking News Leadership: Part 2 at Poynter

 
We hope you can join us Dec. 6-7 for Hacking News Leadership: Part 2 at Poynter. Editors, bring your data specialists; deans of journalism schools, send us your data journalism professors!

Registration is $175 for the first ASNE member of an organization and $99 for each additional staff member. Nonmembers can attend for $275. The conference will be limited to 90 attendees. 
Click here to register!

Our block of rooms at the Hilton St. Petersburg Bayfront (333 First St. S., St. Petersburg, FL 33701) is good until Nov. 4. Make your reservation early!

Help 1 For All promote knowledge of First Amendment freedoms

 
1 For All is a national campaign to reaise people's awareness about the five freedoms guaranteed by the First Amendment: religion, speech, press, assembly and petition.

1 For All has resources for news organizations to help their audiences understand their First Amendment freedoms. It also is administering the 
First Amendment Challenge, which promotes innovative teaching of the First Amendment in classrooms across the country.

Sign up for webinars prepared by Poynter, free to ASNE members

 
We have two webinars "
How to Tell Great Investigative Stories with Dwindling Resources" and "Media and Innovation: How to Play in the Sand Box," created by The Poynter Institute, open for registration. Both webinars will be taught by ASNE members. Sign up now! 

ASNE endorses better protections for journalists in digital age


ASNE, among dozens of journalism organizations, signed the Committee to Protect Journalists' "Right to Report" petition to President Obama to seek better protections for journalists in the digital age.

ASNE members and the companies and organizations they work for are invited to sign the petition and publicize their participation via their pages, websites and social media, including the use of the hashtag #righttoreport

Sign up for webinars prepared by Poynter, free to ASNE members

 
We have two webinars "How to Tell Great Investigative Stories with Dwindling Resources" and "Media and Innovation: How to Play in the Sand Box," created by The Poynter Institute, open for registration. Both webinars will be taught by ASNE members. Sign up now! 

Find out what Hacking News Leadership: Part 2 is and sign up now!

 
Hacking News Leadership: Part 2 on Dec. 6-7 at Poynter will bring together, once again, people who do the hiring, budgeting and strategizing for news organizations to work with skilled developers, designers and data specialists on the following questions:

  • What should newsrooms do to fully tap the power of data and technology?
  • What are some easy technology tools editors and digital gurus can share in the newsroom?  
  • How do editors hire and compete for a limited pool of highly skilled data journalists?
  • How can news leaders and technology specialists forge a successful partnership? How can they join forces to hack the future?
 

Give us your feedback on ASNE-APME 2014: Fast Forward


Have you filled out our survey on the ASNE-APME 2014 conference? We need your feedback as soon as possible to make things better for next year. The survey is available here

Seeking Twitter-chat moderators and experiential opportunities for high-school journalists

 
If you are interested in being a Twitter moderator or have an upcoming opportunity for the Youth Journalism Initiative's advisory board members, please contact ASNE Senior Information Specialist Megan Schumacher at mschumacher@asne.org.  

ASNE opposes rules requiring permit for filmmaking, photography

 
ASNE was one of 18 organizations that sent a letter to National Forest Service in protest of a proposal to make rules that require a permit for filmmaking and still photography. This concerns ASNE as the NFS personnel will invoke the permit requirement on a regular basis in a manner that restricts legitimate newsgathering. 

ASNE supports National News Engagement Day


National News Engagement Day is a day to encourage people to be involved with news by watching, tweeting, posting, texting, emailing, listening to and commenting on news. 

ASNE and Poynter present Hacking News Leadership: Part 2

 
We all know that the newest specialists in journalism are bringing technology's tools, skills, language and culture into news organizations. Sometimes in teams and sometimes as lonely crusaders, these reporter-coder hybrids are leveraging technology to produce new kinds of reporting and storytelling.
 
To continue highlighting the opportunities for newsrooms in this movement, ASNE and The Poynter Institute are thrilled to present Hacking News Leadership: Part 2 on Dec. 6-7 at Poynter.

Seeking Twitter-chat moderators and experiential opportunities for high-school journalists


ASNE has assembled a great group of high-school journalists for the Youth Journalism Initiative's advisory board. We're seeking opportunities for these young journalists to gain real-world experience and learn more about the world of professional journalism. 

Some opportunities board members had in the past include: 

  • participating in a press call with White House officials regarding Michelle Obama's trip to China. 
  • being panelists in a live chat about journalism ethics during an online screening of the documentary "A Fragile Trust." 

Survey: Tell us how ASNE-APME 2014: Fast Forward went

 
Your feedback is always important to us. We'd like to know your thoughts on the 2014 ASNE-APME conference. Help us understand what we did well and what we could do better for next year by filling out this online survey

Journalism That Matters has stories for you about ASNE-APME 2014

 
Journalism That Matters, which held a successful interactive session about engaging the diversity of local communities at the ASNE-APME conference in Chicago, has prepared two stories for you. 

Survey: Tell us how ASNE-APME 2014: Fast Forward went

 
Take this online survey, and give us some feedback on the 2014 ASNE-APME conference. We appreciate your time. 

Our effort in protecting reporters' First Amendment rights

 
National focus may have shifted away from Ferguson, Missouri, but we haven't left behind the issues involving arrests of reporters and violations of other First Amendment rights. 

In case you missed excitement from Chicago


Here is a recap of the ASNE-APME conference Sept. 15-17 at the Hyatt Regency in Chicago! 

Outgoing ASNE President David Boardman's speech

 
Outgoing ASNE President David Boardman gave his speech during the ASNE business meeting Tuesday at the ASNE-APME conference in Chicago. Read what he had to say before he passed the gavel to incoming President Chris Peck. 

National Community and News Literacy Roundtables Project launches

 

A national project to help communities around the country build a robust news literacy capacity at the local level was announced Wednesday by the American Society of News Editors.


"With Americans getting more news from Twitter, Facebook and other social media, it's important that we all learn the tools and techniques of news literacy to better figure out what we can believe and what we need to toss out from the ocean of information that swirls around us," ASNE President Chris Peck said in announcing the project.

ASNE-APME 2014 wraps up


These three stories, by two Columbia College Chicago student journalists, wrap up the 2014 ASNE-APME conference. 

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