Masthead summer 2017 issue

The summer issue of The Masthead is here!

Ever wonder how your colleagues fact-check letters? Curious about the care and feeding of editorial cartoonists? Are you considering establishing a board of op-ed contributors but wonder if it would be worth the effort? This new issue of The Masthead has answers to those questions and more.

Since 1947, The Masthead has provided information and insight for professional opinion journalists. Started by the National Conference of Editorial Writers (then Association of Opinion Journalists) and now guided by ASNE's Opinion Journalism Committee, The Masthead examines current issues and explores topics of interest to our unique profession. 

Questions, comments or story ideas? Contact editor Jennifer Hemmingsen at or