With the pressure to produce more content and the influx of viral stories across the web, what does it take for newsrooms to invest in journalism that stands out? Continue reading
Accurately and fairly covering the Muslim community has been a problem. While SPJ is working to expand journalism training to objectively covering the Muslim community through the Muslimedia program, there are other journalism groups that are also looking to help journalists be better in their coverage. Continue reading
Earlier this month, the National Association of Broadcasters released a Reporting on Race toolkit. The free toolkit is now publicly available.
“Every day, newsrooms across the country face challenging questions regarding the coverage of communities of color,” said NAB President and CEO Gordon Smith at the April 12 event. Continue reading
Congratulations to all of the Mark of Excellence winners and finalists from 14 schools in Region 2. Here are the results.
Region 2 Mark of Excellence Awards winners announced in Elon, North Carolina
INDIANAPOLIS — The Society of Professional Journalists recognizes the best collegiate journalism in Region 2 with 2016 Mark of Excellence Awards winners. Continue reading
The discussion about race and diversity continues across the country — not just about how to increase diversity in newsrooms, but how to cover it as well. Continue reading
By guest blogger Hope Yancey
Back in 2010 and 2011, a section of my local newspaper, The Charlotte Observer, solicited short essays on the topic of style. Continue reading
There’s a subtle free-press debate going on in the Maryland General Assembly.
Last month, while sitting in the press area in the Maryland Senate, reporter Bryan P. Continue reading
Last summer, Region 3 Director Michael Koretzky pitched an idea at an SPJ Florida board meeting — how about we have an event in a mosque? Continue reading
The SPJ national board took up two topics — money and communication — during an electronic meeting on Jan. 5:
1 – In September, the board voted to revoke the charters of three SPJ chapters: Mid-Florida Pro, North Central Florida Pro and Inland Northwest Pro. Continue reading
For many independent journalists I know, it’s discouraging to see the continuing string of newsroom layoffs that began in late 2016, including those announced by Dow Jones and Gannett in October that put hundreds of journalists out of work. Continue reading
A hard-working SPJ member in Florida who relocated to Washington, D.C., and now serves as SPJ’s Freedom of Information Committee chairman, Gideon Grudo, is SPJ’s Member of the Month for December. Continue reading
Last week, after the election, the Society of Professional Journalists and other journalism organizations released statements reinforcing their commitment to protecting the First Amendment and fighting for the public’s right to know. Continue reading
As tensions have heated to a rapid boil this election season, one group of Americans being unfairly targeted by others is Muslim Americans. Since the election ended, Muslim women have admitted they are terrified to wear their hijabs in public, fearing for their lives (although this kind of discrimination isn’t exactly new). Continue reading
It’s almost here, Election Day 2016.
It seems like journalists and news organizations have been covering this race for years. That’s probably because some have. The length, combined with the twists and turns throughout, have made this is a long and tiresome race to cover as a journalist. Continue reading