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APME Update Jan. 30, 2014
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Jan. 30, 2014


• March 31, 2014, Deadline for APME Journalism Excellence Awards

• Sept. 15-17, 2014, ASNE-APME Conference, Chicago


NewsTrain LogoToday is the Deadline for Applying to Host a NewsTrain Workshop in 2014

NewsTrain is a national touring workshop sponsored by APME that serves journalists in their own cities. Programs are designed to provide training in the skills, knowledge, and information needed in a rapidly changing media setting, at an affordable cost. NewsTrain's core audience includes frontline editors, department heads, and senior editors – people who edit and manage print and digital news platforms. Reporters, copy editors, visual journalists, online producers, and college journalism educators are also welcome and find NewsTrain programs valuable.

To download an application:

For more details or to request a NewsTrain workshop in your area, contact Michael Roberts, NewsTrain Project Director,


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Boston Globe: State spent millions on secret settlements

Minneapolis Star Tribune: Decline in federal grants is threat to state research

New York Times: Accidents surge as oil industry takes the train

San Jose Mercury: College sex assault policy ‘unfair’

The Modesto Bee: Crime-solving rate high for state, but wait hurts victims





Judge allows subpoena for records from newspaper

California university to survey Latino journalists

Newport (R.I.) Daily News to shift to morning edition

The York (Pa.) Dispatch to become a morning paper

Inside story on Snowden to be published next month

Carriers for San Diego paper awarded nearly $5M

Court: Disgraced ex-journalist can't practice law


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