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|APME Update, Jan. 15, 2015|
APME UPDATE – Jan. 15, 2015
SAVE THE DATE
Feb. 27 – Deadline for APME Journalism Excellence Awards
Oct. 16-18 – ASNE-APME conference at Stanford University.
APME WANTS TO RECOGNIZE YOUR BEST WORK IN ITS JOURNALISM EXCELLENCE CONTEST
The 2014 Associated Press Media Editors Journalism Excellence Awards honor superior journalism and innovation among newspapers, radio, television and digital news sites in the United States and Canada. A special award honors innovation by colleges and universities.
The deadline for all entries is Friday, Feb. 27.
The awards seek to promote excellence by recognizing work that is innovative, well-written and incisively reported and has outstanding multimedia.
A new category recognizes news organizations that build strong ties to their communities.
The Community Engagement award will be given to news organizations that best demonstrate the ability to provide effective dialogue with their communities and/or seek partnerships that sustain the dialogue and encourages more community dialogue.
-The Tom Curley Sweepstakes for the First Amendment Award will be given to a news organization that is selected from all the entrants and is not a winner of an individual division category. Thus, a best of the best from all from the entrants will be chosen by judges.
-The International Perspective Award will have two circulation categories: up to of 59,999 average daily circulation, and 60,000 or more.
-News organizations can submit the same entry in only two categories.
Four of the awards categories offer monetary prizes: the Innovator of the Year Award for newspapers, the Best of Show in the Public Service Awards and the Tom Curley Sweepstakes in the First Amendment Awards.
The entry fees are $75 per entry for APME members and $100 per entry for non-members.
All awards will be presented for journalism published or launched between Jan. 1, 2014, and Dec. 31, 2014.
The awards will be presented at the joint ASNE-APME Conference in October at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California, and are linked on the APME website. The finalists of the newspaper Innovator of the Year will make presentations at the conference, and the winner will be selected by conference attendees.
Nominations are received online only.
The website is: http://bit.ly/1vNh4Zy
For more details, please go to the APME website: www.apme.com
NEWSTRAIN SITES: FLORIDA, ILLINOIS, KENTUCKY, LOUISIANA, PENNSYLVANIA
APME’s NewsTrain will bring its popular workshops to DeKalb, Illinois; Monroe, Louisiana; Orlando, Florida; and Philadelphia in 2015.
Dates and topics for the four sites are still to be decided.
NewsTrain’s first workshop of 2016 is scheduled for Jan. 21 in Lexington, Kentucky. Other 2016 sites will be selected at the end of this year.
If you want to be notified when dates and agendas are set for the workshops, please submit your email here.
NewsTrain’s low tuition – $75 – is made possible by donors, big and small. To help keep NewsTrain training coming to your community, please donate at the big red buttons on APME.com.
Questions? Email NewsTrain Project Director Linda Austin.
LOOKING AHEAD: ASNE-APME CONFERENCE AT STANFORD UNIVERSITY, Oct. 16-18
ASNE, APME and the Associated Press Photo Managers will hold their 2015 joint conference Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.
Our hotel, the Sheraton Palo Alto, at 625 El Camino Real, is a short walk from the Stanford University campus buildings where we’ll hold the conference. We have a nightly rate of only $169.
We’ll have more details soon on conference registration and booking a room.
Beat of the Week: Satter
Orange County Register: Gender switch in Orange County prostitution battle
New Haven Register: Death by suicide on the rise in U.S.
Sun Sentinel: Cuban criminal pipeline plunders America
Honolulu Star-Advertiser: Affidavit details school's aberrant spending
Los Angeles Times: Wrongfully convicted inmates fight for compensation
Newark Star-Ledger: How a “free” chopper cost $2 million
New York Times: Warning, that tan could be dangerous
Oregonian: The politics of potholes
Philadelphia Inquirer: Scrutiny on dining safety
Austin Statesman-American: Investigation of Child Protective Services
Appleton Post-Crescent: Doing the crime, fleeing the time
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Previous lives projects focuses on gun violence
OPEN RECORDS, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
AP: Missouri leaders pressured Ferguson for chief's resignation
AP: Grand jury investigating loans to Kansas governor's campaign
AP: Manney records show praise for handling of 2006 incident
Inquirer reporters subpoenaed over AG Kane grand jury leak
CIA leak case about-face: Feds don't want New York Times reporter on stand
St. Louis Post-Disptach: Boeing may reap $229M in new subsidies from Missouri
EDITORS IN THE NEWS: Sanminiatelli, Holland, Awtry, Wolverton, Blagg
Defiant Charlie Hebdo fronts Muhammad, critiques church
CNN gets federal OK to test-fly drones for news gathering
Report: New Media completes $280 million purchase of Halifax
Newspaper's immigrants headline criticized, building defaced
IN MEMORIAM: Martinez, Westfeldt, Dennis