Archive June 2009

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Martin Kaiser, Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, to lead ASNE in 2009-10, new board announced

Martin Kaiser, editor of the Milwaukee Journal Sentinel, is the new president of the American Society of News Editors, the nation’s largest organization of newsroom leaders.

Endowment Campaign to end Dec. 31, 2009, Knight will match donations through end of year

ASNE Foundation has announced that the ASNE Journalism for a New Age Endowment Campaign will effectively end Dec. 31, 2009. Publicly launched two years ago with a $2.5 million matching challenge grant from the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, the campaign had a fundraising goal of $6.25 million. Since then, ASNE has raised $786,000: $471,600 from members, news organizations, and foundations and $314,400 from the Knight Challenge Grant match.

ASNE Executive Director Scott Bosley will retire in December

Reston, VA -- Scott Bosley, executive director of the American Society of News Editors, will retire at the end of 2009.

ASNE President Martin Kaiser, editor

ASNE letter to President Obama urging release of White House visitor records

American Society of News Editors President Martin Kaiser called on the White House today to release records containing the identity of all White House visitors since Inauguration Day.

Len Downie honored for 25 years of leadership

From the Spring 2009 edition of The American Editor

Len Downie is the 2009 recipient of the ASNE Award for Editorial Leadership.