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:
Recent 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.
All Masthead 2017 articles, new and old, can be found here.