You know what social media I purposefully held out on? Snapchat.
I’d seen one too many of my peers get burned by that pesky little instant-messaging system –– either by sending the right snap to the wrong person, or getting that ugly selfie screen-shotted (I’m sure that’s a verb by now, right?). Continue reading
The early bird special for Excellence in Journalism 2015 ends Aug. 4. I know I’ve spent the past few days pretending that it isn’t August already, but it is. Continue reading
“The social media aspect was something that was just not there five years ago,” said Nick Komjati a student studying to become a sports reporter at the EW Scripps School of Journalism, which is a part of Ohio University in Athens, Ohio. Continue reading
Twitter earlier Tuesday released its second quarter earnings. Continue reading
Abrahm Lustgarten, an energy and environment reporter at ProPublica, had a seat right on the battle lines of the Western Water Wars. Having previously lived in a small town on the Colorado River, he developed an awareness of the water scarcity problem, especially as the drought got worse. Continue reading
The last couple of weeks have seen changes to Snapchat’s Discover feature, the platform established in January by the Los Angeles based social network that has seen content from providers including CNN, ESPN and the Comedy Central network. Continue reading
One misstep, one decision, one instant can unleash consequences that last a lifetime. Consider April 20, 2010, when the Deepwater Horizon oil rig explosion created an environmental catastrophe in the Gulf of Mexico, the fallout from which is still making news. Continue reading
Region 4 continued to wrack up honors this week, as the SPJ national office released news of members who will be honored at EIJ15 in September. Continue reading
Otterbein 360, the student-run web site at Otterbein University in Westerville, Ohio, is one of five winners of the 2015 SPJ national Sunshine Award from the Society of Professional Journalists. Continue reading
Tom McKee, president of the Cincinnati chapter of SPJ, is one of two winners of the annual Howard S. Continue reading
Congratulations to SPJ Member of the Month Andrew Seaman, who is chairman of SPJ’s Ethics Committee. Andrew is a medical journalist with Thomson Reuters in New York City, where he reports medical and health news from around the world. Continue reading
Steve York, Kathy Francis and Jim St. Clair were honored for years of service on the SPJ Louisville Pro Board. Photo by Renee Petrina.
The SPJ Louisville Pro Chapter hosted its annual award dinner June 26 at the Bristol in downtown Louisville. Continue reading