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APME Update, June 18, 2015
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APME UPDATE – June 18, 2015


 

 

SAVE THE DATE

 

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



WE’RE LOOKING FOR VACATION GETAWAYS, SPORTS TICKETS, JEWELRY, BOOKS AND MORE FOR ASNE-APME CONFERENCE AUCTION

APME and ASNE are joining forces for a live and silent auction to benefit both organizations during their joint conference Oct. 16-18 at Stanford University in Palo Alto, California.

Proceeds from the auction will fund journalism initiatives.

The live auction - featuring vacation getaways, sports tickets and more - will be held during the opening night reception at the Francis C. Arrillaga Alumni Center on the Stanford campus. A small silent auction with top items also will take place that night.

 

The larger silent auction - featuring donated books, regional gifts, jewelry, sports and event tickets and more - will be held during the conference at the Li Ka Shin Center, the conference headquarters on the Stanford campus.

How can you help now? We're looking for donations that will stand out. 

To donate, please fill out the 2015 pledge form: download the pledge form.

Bob Heisse of the APME Foundation and George Stanley of ASNE are coordinating the auction. You can contact them at bob.heisse@nwi.com or gstanley@jm.com.

REGISTER FOR 2015 ASNE-APME CONFERENCE  


Now is the time to register for the ASNE-APME conference of the nation's top editors 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.

 

The conference will open with an evening reception Friday, Oct. 16, at the Frances C. Arrillaga Alumni Center. Join your colleagues for a taste of California wine and music and a conversation with David Kelley. A creator of the Apple mouse and founder of the groundbreaking d.school at Stanford, Kelley will share his thoughts on how each of us can find joy in our creative endeavors.


Conference sessions will be held Saturday, Oct. 17, and Sunday, Oct. 18, at the Li Ka Shing Center at Stanford University School of Medicine. The conference hotel is the Sheraton Palo Alto at 625 El Camino Real. 

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 terrific 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.

 

Contact Sally Jacobsen at Sjacobsen@ap.org or Cindy Roe at Croe@asne.org.

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NEWSTRAIN WORKSHOPS OFFER DIGITAL TRAINING


Four NewsTrain workshops will offer training in the digital skills identified by local journalists as vital to their success.


Here are the locations, dates and skills that will be taught:


  • Monroe, Louisiana, Oct. 15-16, 2015, social media, mobile newsgathering, data-driven enterprise reporting, mobile-first breaking news coverage, journalism ethics in the digital age.

  • DeKalb, Illinois, (65 miles west of Chicago) Oct. 29-30, 2015, social media, smartphone video, audience analytics, data-driven enterprise reporting, beat mapping, creative local features coverage.

  • Philadelphia, Nov. 13-14, 2015, a digital-storytelling boot camp including social media, data-driven enterprise reporting, smartphone video and photos, writing news for mobile.

  • Lexington, Kentucky, Jan. 21, 2016, social media, smartphone video, data-driven enterprise reporting.

Registration fee: $75.


Questions? Contact Linda Austin, project director for NewsTrain, at laustin.newstrain@gmail.com or @LindaAustin_.

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WATCHDOG REPORTING

AP: FBI behind mysterious surveillance aircraft over US cities

Los Angeles Times: Rise in accidental gunshots by deputies follows new firearm

Washington Post: One in five women say they were violated

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EDITORS IN THE NEWS: Marrison, Miller, Guajardo, Schaneman, Pexton, Seiser, Burton, Mayberry, Berry, Sitler, Lehman

OPEN RECORDS, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Orange County Register: Privacy fogs records on water use

Lexington Herald-Leader: Kentucky hides identity of stores

Boston Globe: Globe investigation finds many violent sex offenders released

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Sale of The Columbus Dispatch newspaper completed

Post Community Media to close Maryland papers, sell others

Owner says 2 Alaska newspapers are for sale

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IN MEMORIAM: Carroll

Associated Press Media Editors

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