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APME Update, Nov. 17, 2015
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APME UPDATE -- Nov. 17, 2015     

 

 

 

SAVE THE DATE

Jan. 21, 2016 – NewsTrain in Lexington, Ky.

Sept. 11-14, 2106 – ASNE-APME conference in Philadelphia

     

APME NEWSTRAIN IN LEXINGTON: NEW YEAR, NEW SKILLS 

Start 2016 off right with APME’s NewsTrain! For just $75, get a full day of digital training in Lexington, Ky., on Jan. 21. Sessions include maximizing social media for branding and reporting, getting started with data-driven enterprise reporting, and shooting compelling smartphone video. Trainers include Daniel Victor, senior staff editor of The New York Times; Kathy Kieliszewski, visuals director of the Detroit Free Press; and John Cheves, investigative reporter for the Lexington Herald-Leader. Need a little incentive? The first 25 to register get a free 2015 AP Stylebook  a $20.95 value. Staying overnight? Discounted $109 hotel rooms are available at the workshop site. Apply for diversity scholarships by Dec. 21. The workshop precedes the Kentucky Press Association Winter Convention.

Read more: http://bit.ly/LexingtonNewsTrain.

 

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WATCHDOG REPORTING: SUMMARY OF IMPACT JOURNALISM FROM PAST WEEK

Indianapolis Star: How government helps investors profit from decay

Columbus Dispatch: Suicide in preventable but rarely discussed

Los Angeles Time: Automakers removing spare tires from car trunks

New Haven Register: Yale students say racism deeper than just ignorance

Stamford Advocate: Unfunded mandates for Connecticut schools

Washington Post: Forced police reforms, mixed results

Atlanta Journal-Constitution: Fewer living in poverty in Georgia

Honolulu Star Advertiser: Legislation to increase oversight on the way

Baltimore Sun: Public housing residents wait months for repairs

Boston Globe: Did surgeons run two operating rooms at once?

Albuquerque Journal: New Mexico’s stunning “rape kit” backlog

Columbus Dispatch: Slumlords feeling heat to care for neglected properties

Austin American Statesman: Special treatment seen for some at Texas agency

Milwaukee Journal Sentinel: Witness intimidation “out of control”

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EDITORS IN THE NEWS: Boule

 

OPEN RECORDS, FREEDOM OF INFORMATION

Florida open-government advocates are ready for a fight

Former Missouri-Columbia head to keep bulk of old salary

AP Exclusive: Sex harassment case spurs Public Safety payout

Malloy offers up wide-ranging budget cuts for consideration

AP Exclusive: Colorado disputes key part of EPA mine report

Massachusetts Public records bill gets pushback

Study gives Kansas officials failing grade for transparency

U. of Kentucky medical foundation ordered to open records

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INDUSTRY NEWS

Quincy Il. Newspapers Inc. acquires four TV stations

Media General rejects Nexstar bid, but willing to talk

Journalist snubs Vatican magistrates seeking to question him

CBS hopes debate coverage will boost streaming service

Slain journalist Foley's family: Drone strike small solace

UW-Madison paper cutting print production

Public radio station KUOW announces plans to purchase KPLU

Man convicted of stalking Philadelphia TV anchor

Prosecutors sue AG Kane, claim retaliation, misuse of office

Owner of LA Times, Chicago Tribune expects to cut jobs 7 pct

UF journalism school gets $1M for watchdog reporting

Missouri protesters welcome media, day after shunning it

Trib Total cutting 153 jobs, merging Pittsburgh metro papers

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IN MEMORIAM: Rosenthal, Torrence

 

 

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