Scholarships and Fellowships
Deadline Extended to May 14
It’s not too late! You still have time to apply for
RTNDF’s scholarships or fellowships. More information and
application forms are
RTNDA Calls for Probe of Police Treatment of Media at
Los Angeles Rally
Television coverage shows police
beating journalists there to cover the May 1 immigration
RTNDA Applauds Reintroduction of a
The bipartisan Free Flow of Information Act was
introduced on Wednesday with support from a coalition of 40 media
companies and journalistic organizations.
Read the coalition's release
as well as comments of support from news organizations.
Don’t Miss a
Minute of RTNDA@NAB
Share convention sessions with your
newsroom by buying them on audio CD-ROM. Order them here.
See convention highlights,
blogs and photo albums on the RTNDA@NAB News Hub.
podcasts from the convention.
Bill Roswell named chair of RTNDA
Elections results are in from RTNDA@NAB.
With Prestigious Paul White
international correspondent addressed the value of foreign news to
the RTNDA@NAB crowd as she accepted the association's highest
Read Christiane Amanpour's
speech at the RTNDA Awards Dinner in 2000
RTNDA Condemns Imus Remarks about Rutgers Team;
RTNDF's Diversity Toolkit Can Help Guide
The Radio-Television News
Directors Association joins the National Association of Black
Journalists in condemning the racist and sexist remarks by radio
talk show host Don Imus about the Rutgers University women’s
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
RTNDA Applauds NFL Decision to Broaden
Television Sidelines Coverage
League owners vote to
change a 2006 rule that banned local station video cameras from the
sidelines during games.
RTNDA Announces Regional Murrow Award
honor 280 stations for demonstrating excellence in electronic
journalism in the 2007 Edward R. Murrow Awards.
View the list of winners by
Barbara Cochran Discusses RTNDA Priorities with
Barbara Cochran provides insight into the organization's goals,
challenges and on-going efforts in an interview with Harry A.
Jessell, editor of TVNewsday.com.
Read the transcript
RTNDA Applauds Congressional Action on Freedom of
U.S. House of Representatives
passes H.R. 1309 during Sunshine Week to strengthen FOIA,
reaffirming their commitment to open government.
More about Sunshine Week
View and Listen to the
Sunshine Week PSAs in English and Spanish
AWARDS & SCHOLARSHIP
RTNDF Honors Leading Broadcast Journalists at the
First Amendment Awards Dinner
Roger Ailes of FOX News, Philip Balboni of New England Cable News,
Kimberly Dozier of CBS News and Bob Woodruff of ABC
News, as the
2007 First Amendment Award recipients.
Remarks from Fox News Channel's chairman Roger Ailes
View a photo album of the evening
the First Amendment Awards
Newly Updated Diversity Toolkit
The toolkit contains a downloadable workbook with
streaming video of stories to help stations evaluate how they
address diversity in their newsrooms and in their coverage.
Read what industry leaders say
Request your own free
RTNDA Wants You to Help Design New Website
RTNDA is developing a new website to provide on-demand
networking opportunities, career development services and best
practices resources for journalism. And we could use your help.
Guide for Newly Named News Directors
This handbook is designed to help not only those in their
first news director job but also those news directors changing
stations or markets. Produced through RTNDF's News Leadership
Project.Supported by McCormick Tribune Foundation.
News Leadership Guide Now Available
This resource is the journalist’s guide to
teaching leadership and management skills and values. Produced
through RTNDF's News Leadership Project.Supported by McCormick
RTNDA Responds to
Latest VNR Allegations
The Center for Media and Democracy
has released a new report claiming to demonstrate that 46 TV
stations aired corporate video news releases without disclosures.
RTNDA stands behind its longstanding voluntary standards that call
for appropriate identification of materials received from
FCC to Halt VNR Inquiry
petition to the FCC
the Center for Media and Democracy’s “Fake TV News: Widespread
and Undisclosed” Report
Future of News Survey
RTNDF's Future of News Survey reveals a need for integrating
traditional and digital platforms, writes RTNDA Past Chairman Dan
Shelley in the December issue of Communicator.
Future of News Survey
Institute’s Q&A with
Celebrates Journalism Excellence
NBC News president Steve Capus and NBC Nightly News anchor Brian
Williams are among those who accepted honors at the RTNDA Awards
Dinner for recipients of the 2006 Edward R. Murrow and RTNDA/UNITY
From the Awards Dinner
2006 RTNDA/UNITY Award Winners
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
FCC Clarifies Rules on
The FCC has issued a clarification to its
rules about making emergency information accessible via closed
captioning to persons with hearing disabilities.
of Salaries and Diversity Available Online
Get the latest data on women and minotiries and salary
FREEDOM OF INFORMATION
Federal Shield Law
Confidential sources are under attack. Read about the
Free Flow of Information Act of 2006 and how you can help get this
Want To Be a Better TV
Then you’ll want to order Power Producer from
RTNDA. We have just reprinted this best-selling book due to popular
demand. It will help you write better, come up with great story
ideas, build and organize a quality newscast and write teases that
sell. Also includes sections on ratings and research, ethics and
decision-making, training opportunities and career advice. Discover
the go-to guide producers are talking about!
Night, and Good Luck.
Teacher’s Guide Now Available
High School Journalism project offers free guide to high school
RTNDA Urges Stations
RTNDA urges station management to review and
strengthen their policies requiring complete disclosure of any
outside material used in news programming.
RTNDA Publishes "Keeping It Legal:
Media Law Handbook for the Newsroom"
guide with information on media access, FOIA, copyright, labor law
and more. If this book saves you just one call to your lawyer, it
will pay for itself.
Order Your Copy of "Making of a
RTNDA has produced a
second series of videotapes, DVDs and CDs for newsroom and classroom
use. The new edition features award-winning sports, spot news and
newscasts from the 2004 Murrow Award winners, plus interviews with
the reporters, producers and awards judges.
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Guidelines for Airing Graphic
Journalist's Guide to Covering Bioterrorism
RTNDF Cable News Report
Covering Politics On Air and
Guide to Health Coverage Under
Power Producer: A Practical Guide to TV
RTNDA Applauds Congressional Action on Freedom of Information
RTNDA is Fighting to Protect Freedom of Information
RTNDF Sunshine Week
Alito Open to Television Coverage of
Chief Justice Responds to RTNDA's Request
RTNDA Asks Chief Justice Roberts to Open
Supreme Court to Cameras
Click Freedom of Information link
in left menu for more on RTNDA's efforts.