See the newsletter for the division’s Chicago convention events and more. (The image is just a preview — click it to download the full 17-page newsletter as a PDF file.)
For additional information, see the Spring Leadtime.
Featured articles include the call for papers for the Southeast Colloquium (deadline Dec. 5), a profile of Curtis MacDougall and the division’s MacDougall student paper award, a visit to China with University of Memphis professors Jin Yang and David Arant, the news that the division is teaming up with the American Copy Editors Society to create the ACES Award For Research On Editing, and a “news ecosystems” panel report from the 2011 convention.
Chris Roberts, 2011-12 head of the division, also offers reflections on the Newspaper and Online News Division name change and other signs that journalism, like the word “media,” is plural.
Does the AP Stylebook accept “way” as a measure of time? Probably not. But the summer off-to-the-convention edition of LeadTime is here, with more useful information concerning the AEJMC annual event, August 10-13.
For even more about the division’s plans for the convention, see the Winter 2011 LeadTime.
Nostalgia fans can follow this link to last summer’s debate over renaming the division.
The calendar year’s closing edition of Leadtime is here, under the editorship of Chris Birks of Benedictine University: Download as a PDF file.
See inside for the latest on the division’s much-discussed name change from Division Head John Carvalho of Auburn U, and articles about the upcoming Southeast Colloquium and last summer’s convention sessions.
The new Leadtime has been added to the newsletter online archive, which goes back to 2005. Anyone with earlier print editions is welcome to scan them to PDF format to add to the online collection. Contact Web editor Bob Stepno for details.
Dec.4 is the deadline for SouthEast Colloquium panel proposals and research papers, with the Newspaper Division among the participants.
The event will be March 11-13 at the UNC School of Journalism & Mass Communication in Chapel Hill.
The new LeadTime also covers the 2009 Boston convention and previews next year’s gathering in Denver.