American Society of Newspaper Editors cancels 2009 convention

Citing
the challenging times faced by its members, The American Society of
Newspaper Editors today announced it has canceled its 2009 convention.
ASNE

According to the ASNE website, one of the items on the agenda at the conference was a motion to drop the reference to “paper” in the organization’s name, and to expand the organization’s purview to include online-only publications.