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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. 

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 four weeks. Here is the checklist to help you prepare and plan ahead for the conference. See you soon! 

Apply now to ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute to gain practical leadership/management skills

We invite up-and-coming minority news leaders to apply to the ASNE Emerging Leaders Institute Sept. 10-11 in Philadelphia. This is the last institute of 2016 that ASNE is hosting to help train the next generation of news leaders.

Time to register and make hotel reservations for Sept. 11-14 in Philly

The 2016 ASNE-APME News Leadership Conference kicks off in four weeks in Philadelphia! This is the time to make your hotel reservations and register for the conference. Don't wait until the last minute. Do it now!

ASNE calls on states enact laws protecting student journalism

     

The American Society of News Editors has unanimously adopted a resolution that welcomes new state laws in Illinois, Maryland and North Dakota that protects the ability of college and high-school journalists to write about issues of public concern. ASNE calls on all other states to follow its lead.
 
The resolution states that "a free and independent student media is an essential ingredient of a civically healthy campus community, conveying the skills, ethics and values that prepare young people for a lifetime of participatory citizenship."
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