Condolences on former ASNE executive director's death

The American Society of News Editors is saddened to share that former ASNE Executive Director Angelo "Gene" Giancarlo passed away March 20, 2017. He was 91.

ASNE co-sponsors Election Day legal hotline

ASNE is proud to join with the Reporters Committee for Freedom of the Press and other major journalism organizations on the election hotline service, which provides legal support to journalists who encounter legal problems while trying to cover election events.

ASNE receives donation from The Gridiron Club and Foundation

ASNE will use the funding to provide strong leadership in protecting First Amendment freedoms and strengthening freedom of information.  

15 smart people talk for 5 minutes each about journalism's future

Read this piece from the Nieman Journalism Lab
 and watch videos of 15 smart people talking about building a startup culture, the value of small projects, the curse of expertise and more. ASNE Vice President Mizell Stewart, managing director of content at Journal Media Group, is featured in the second video and addresses local journalism, advertising and value creation. 

Show your support for use of drones in newsgathering

Legislation pending in the House of Representatives could loosen restrictions on the use of micro UAS (UAS weighing under 4.4 pounds, including payload). HR 4441, the Aviation Innovation, Reform and Reauthorization Act, passed the House Committee on Transportation and Infrastructure last week. As Goldberg explains in a post on his firm's CommLawBlog, the AIRR Act would, among other changes, remove two big rules that inhibit our members' potential to gather news via UAS: 1. the requirement that a commercially licensed pilot operate the drone and 2. the restriction on flying above people.

ASNE urges owners of Las Vegas Review-Journal to go public

The American Society of News Editors stands with other news organizations and advocacy groups as we urge the new owners of the Las Vegas Review-Journal to stop hiding and reveal themselves to their dedicated staff and the community they now serve.

Deep condolences on longtime ASNE member's passing

Longtime ASNE member Arthur Kamineditor of The Daily and Sunday Register of Shrewsbury, New Jersey, passed away Sept. 22, 2015. Our deep condolences go to Kamin and his family.  

Deep condolences on former ASNE president's passing

William H. Hornby, retired senior editor of The Denver Post and former ASNE president in 1979-80, passed away Nov. 18, 2014. Our deep condolences go to Hornby and his family.  

Happy Holidays from ASNE!

Thanks for all your support this year. We look forward to working with you in 2015. Happy Holidays!

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

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