Opinion Writing

The ASNE Opinion Journalism committee strives to serve those who practice, supervise, study, or seriously aspire to doing fact-based commentary journalism.

The Masthead 2017
Newest articles:
  • Help diversity in journalism education
    • American journalism has a mixed record, at best, for diversity of news-editorial staffs. The ASNE diversity survey and the Barry Bingham Sr. Fellowship are two ongoing efforts at improvement.
  • Flashbacks: Confederate symbolism and more
    • There seems to be no end of disagreement about flags and memorials with intensely emotional opposite meanings to the two sides of the issue.
  • Opinionizers' early convention plan
    • The Opinion Journalism Committee in ASNE has been working on fall convention programming specific to punditry and letters, and potentially of interest to many other editors.
Recent articles:
All Masthead 2017 articles, new and old, can be found here.