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|APME Update, Aug. 5, 2015|
APME UPDATE – Aug. 5, 2015
SAVE THE DATE
Aug. 31 - Deadline for submitting Great Ideas
Oct. 1 - Deadline for applying to host a NewsTrain workshop
Oct. 15-16 - NewsTrain in Monroe, Louisiana
Oct. 16-18 – ASNE-APME conference at Stanford University
Oct. 29-30 - NewsTrain at Northern Illinois University
Nov. 13-14 - NewsTrain in Philadelphia
Jan. 21, 2016 - NewsTrain in Lexington, Kentucky
ASNE-APME CONFERENCE ATTENDEES: UNIQUE OPPORTUNITY AT STANFORD’S d.school
Attendees at the ASNE-APME conference are being offered an exceptional opportunity by Stanford’s Institute for Design – or the d.school – which is a renowned hub for innovation at the university.
The d.school is offering a FREE workshop Friday, Oct. 16, from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. – just before the start of the ASNE-APME conference – for a limited group of editors who register for the conference.
Here’s the description of the workshop:
1-4 p.m. Pre-conference event: Hands-on design thinking seminar
Using design thinking as a framework, workshop participants will tackle a hands-on innovation challenge. Participants will complete the workshop with an understanding of the key tenets of design thinking in the newsroom and a sense for ways they can incorporate this into their work.
Limited to 50 participants who have registered for the ASNE-APME Conference. Advance sign-up required.
Here’s more on the d.school:
The d.school is a hub for innovators at Stanford. Students and faculty in engineering, medicine, business, law, the humanities, sciences, and education find their way here to take on the world’s messy problems together. Human values are at the heart of our collaborative approach. We focus on creating spectacularly transformative learning experiences. Along the way, our students develop a process for producing creative solutions to even the most complex challenges they tackle. This is the core of what we do.
In a time when there is hunger for innovation everywhere, we think our primary responsibility is to help prepare a generation of students to rise with the challenges of our times. We define what it means to be a d.school student broadly, and we support “students” of design thinking who range from kindergarteners to senior executives. Our deliberate mash-up of industry, academia and the big world beyond campus is a key to our continuing evolution.
Interested? Please send your name to Sally Jacobsen at APME: firstname.lastname@example.org
SEEKING GOODIES FOR THE ASNE-APME CONFERENCE AUCTION
We’re looking for vacation getaways, sports tickets, bracelets, earrings, scarves, autographed books, journalism memorabilia and more for the live and silent auctions at the joint ASNE-APME Conference Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University.
The proceeds will fund journalism initiatives.
Please let us know as soon as possible, but no later than the end of August, about your donations.
To donate, please fill out the 2015 pledge form: download the pledge form.
Email or mail to Kim Meader at email@example.com, Arizona Republic, 200 E. Van Buren St., Phoenix, AZ 85004 or fax to 602-444-4374
WE’RE LOOKING FOR YOUR GREAT IDEAS BY AUG. 31
Please share your best and brightest ideas for "Great Ideas of the Quarter."
Click here for a form to submit entries and upload images to accompany your idea: http://www.apme.com/?page=GreatIdeasform
All entries will be included the Great Ideas book, available at the ASNE-APME Conference at Stanford University.
TAKE TIME TO REGISTER FOR ASNE-APME CONFERENCE OCT. 16-18 AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY
The ASNE-APME conference of the nation's top editors will be held Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California. The Associated Press Photo Managers is also a conference partner.
The theme for the Silicon Valley conference is 3-D: Digital, Diversity, Disruption.
Register now: The registration fee is $275 for members of ASNE and APME and $375 for nonmembers. There are special rates for retired editors, spouses, students and APME's Regents. Click here to register.
Book your hotel room: A group rate is available at the Sheraton Palo Alto until Sept. 15 for only $169/night for Friday, Saturday and Sunday. Rates for Wednesday and Thursday are $329/night. Make a reservation online or call the hotel directly at 650-328-2800 and mention the block of rooms reserved for ASNE and APME.
NEWSTRAIN WORKSHOPS OFFER DIGITAL TRAINING
Four NewsTrain workshops will offer training in the digital skills identified by local journalists as vital to their success.
Registration fee: $75.
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OPEN RECORDS, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
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Newspapers appeal SJC ruling on Chism video
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New publisher named for Capital Journal newspaper in Pierre, South Dakota
American Journalism Review to stop publishing after 38 years
Tampa Tribune sells downtown headquarters to Miami developer
William Morris IV named CEO of Morris Communications
Rolling Stone selects Jason Fine as new managing editor
Post Register newspaper up for sale with 3 other Idaho papers
Joseph Craig named publisher of Morning News
IN MEMORIAM: Oberdorfer, Abbott, Avok