ASNE Chat: The Hyperlocal News Model

ASNE's live chat on Tuesday, Feb. 21, which focused on the "hyperlocal" news model, featured an interesting mix of entrepreneurial proprietors of local websites and executives of news companies with national ambitions, like AOL's Patch. Click the link below to review an archive of the chat.

College journalists: Carving their path to the future

Date: Tuesday, Feb. 14, 2 p.m. ET/11 PT

ASNE chat: Coverage of Joe Paterno/Penn State

"It was a complete MSM feeding frenzy, just insane," said Patriot-News (Mechanicsburg, Pa.) Editor David Newhouse, describing the first few days after the Penn State University child-abuse story broke. Several editors and reporters who have been intimately involved in coverage of the scandal joined Newhouse in an ASNE live chat on Tuesday, Feb. 7. They discussed mistakes that were made by the media and myths that have emerged about the scandal, as well as coverage of the late PSU coach Joe Paterno, both before and after his death. Click the link below to review an archive of the chat.

ASNE launches live chats to be held on biweekly basis

After hosting weekly Twitter chats since August 2011, ASNE yesterday added a new wrinkle to the program by alternating the Twitter discussions with weekly live web chats using the CoverItLive chat platform. The first live #ASNEchat was a conversation on the changing role of ombudsmen in the digital era, moderated by Steve Buttry, director of community engagement and social media for the Journal Register Co. Joining Buttry on the lively chat were Arthur Brisbane, public editor, New York Times; Geneva Overholser, professor and director, USC Annenberg School of Journalism; Patrick Pexton, ombudsman, The Washington Post; and Craig Silverman, editor, and adjunct faculty, Poynter institute.

Online piracy on the agenda for next Twitter chat

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 17 at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT

First Twitter chat of 2012 to focus on leadership

Date: Tuesday, Jan. 10 at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT

Are newsrooms innovative enough?

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 13 at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT

Panel to discuss journalism awards

Date: Tuesday, Dec. 6 at 2 p.m. ET/ 11 a.m. PT

Diversity in news organizations: Are we making progress?

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 29 at 2 ET/ 11 PT

Using social media to cover elections

Date: Tuesday, Nov. 15, 2011 at noon ET/ 9 PT