Randi Belisomo is co-founder of Life Matters Media, www.lifemattersmedia.org,, a multimedia journalist, currently a general assignment reporter at WGN-TV and a contributor to Chicago Public Radio. Continue reading
Guest blogger: Hazel Becker
I think I was born an editor, not a writer. In fact, for most of my life writing has not come easily for me. Continue reading
Even though it’s a crisp 34 degrees right now in New York City, I’ve caught the spring cleaning bug. While March came in like a lamb (in NYC, at least), my desk looked like a lion came out and destroyed it. Continue reading
Lotsa newsy — and news-related events — at Miami of Ohio this week: Continue reading
Film scholar Amy Rust presented “Violence Incarnate,” a talk about cinema violence and its relationship to TV news and photojournalism, on March 4.
The Region 4 conference site is now ready for your register!
For general information for the event — set for April 4-5 in Columbus — visit: http://2014spjregion4conference.com
When you are ready to sign up, go to the Event Brite site: https://www.eventbrite.com/e/spj-region-4-spring-conference-tickets-8305316425. Continue reading
by Mike Brannen
No matter what profession you work in, there are ways you can make your job easier. You can find shortcuts or clever ideas to do as little amount of work as possible, but still have a good product. Continue reading
Congratulations to Amy Cherry of the SPJ Delaware chapter! Amy is the March SPJ Volunteer of the Month.
As chapter president and co-founder, Amy was nominated for helping start the Delaware chapter and for being the point person for chapter events, including a town hall-style meeting on Delaware FOI issues with Delaware Attorney General Beau Biden, son of Vice President Joe Biden. Continue reading
Welcome from Madison, WI. I know you haven’t heard much from me in 2014. In fact, you likely haven’t heard from me since you voted (and honored) me with the Region 6 Director position. Continue reading
The Cleveland chapter is staying busy, with another great program set for March 11, titled “Access to Public Records: Whose Are They?” Here’s the details from the chapter’s “Writer’s Week” e-newsletter, from a posting by chapter president Rodney Bengston:
Public records. Continue reading
by Cassidy Herrington
The textbook qualities of a successful journalist we’re often told are the obvious ones: curious, independent and determined, to name a few.
But a few underlying health-related attributes make those fundamental qualities possible. Continue reading
by Kristyn Caddell
You know the days when it was hardly windy, but there was a chance of a tropical storm and you grabbed your “wind-o-meter” just to tell the viewers the wind was coming at you at about 5mph. Continue reading
Eastern Kentucky University used time in its Media Ethics class to revise the Code of Ethics. The leaders of the SPJ chapter at the school guided the discussion while the class participated. Continue reading
Kudos to the JRN and COM programs at Ohio University for booking CNN veteran Soledad O’Brien to talk about race on campus Feb. Continue reading
Here’s another new piece from Columbia Journalism Review that’s worth a few minutes of your time…..especially for Ohioans interested in news from Cincinnati-based Scripps Howard, the Dec. Continue reading
Confused about what’s happening in the Cleveland market with continual change at the venerable Cleveland Plain Dealer?
Me too. But this new piece from the Columbia Journalism Review provides some clarity:
In a nutshell: Advance Publication now runs the PD along with a site called the Northeast Ohio Media Group. Continue reading