2011 Conference, Contest in the News

Below are links to articles in the top media about the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ 2011 conference or the 2011 column contest.

The list will be updated. In a few days, another list will be begun with links to columns and blogs written by conferees themselves.


National Society of Newspaper Columnists Coming Here for Their Convention, Crain’s Detroit Business

What’s the Best Newspaper Column of All Time? — The Speakeasy blog of The Wall Street Journal

Plenty for biz writers at the National Society of Newspaper Columnists’ Conference - Society of American Business Editors and Writers

Detroit Pushes Back With Young Muscles – New York Times  (general interest article about young unban entrepreneurs in Detroit)

Business Insider: City ambulance fails visitor - (third item down) – Detroit News


Trib Columns, Artwork Win National Prizes, Pittsburgh Tribune-Review

The Daily Beast’s John Avlon Honored, The Cheat Sheet blog of The Daily Beast

NJ Columnist Jennifer Graham 2nd in National Writing Contest, Mansfield (Ohio) News Journal

Ebert Named Best Online Columnist/Blogger for Second Straight Year, Poynter – Latest News – Romenesko

Roger Ebert Takes Columnist Award — Again, Editor & Publisher

Detroit News Personal Finance Columnist Wins Award Talking Biz News

Two Record columnists win top awards – Forbes (AP)

Bruce Cameron Named Columnist of the Year by National Society of Newspaper Columnists Editor&Publisher

New Providence humor columnist Tracy Beckerman wins trade award – Independent Press

Columnist Pat Detmer wins national newspaper award - Newcastle News.com

Editor wins third place in contest - PostStar.com (NY)

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Conferees are invited to submit columns and blogs they’ve written about the Detroit weekend at the contact form. The Web page addresses, URLs, for links from columnists.com to your pieces specifically are strongly preferred.

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