Earlier, I posted highlights of the interesting and impressive things that SPJ’s pro chapters in Region 2 did in the past journo-fiscal year. Those details came from the annual reports that chapters were required to submit several weeks ago. Continue reading
My eyes and thumbs comb through medium after medium, prowling the Internet for the next sensational story, the latest updates from my friends, and the most cutting-edge scientific research. Continue reading
As journos know, the first time is interesting, the second indicates a trend.
In that vein, we continue the annual tradition of sharing intriguing nuggets from the annual reports SPJ chapters are required to file. Continue reading
Guest post by Region 3 Director Michael Koretzky
Call it a full court press.
Note: This post appeared originally on the Society of Professional Journalists’ Region 3 Blog. Continue reading
Kiley Krzyzek, a journalism major and president of her SPJ student chapter at Central Connecticut State University, has already begun freelancing. I talked with her about how she found her footing early on in the fashion and entertainment beats. Continue reading
This week SPJ’s Executive Committee met in Washington, D.C. for its semiannual meeting on Sat., June 27. Here are highlights:The Executive Committee approved minutes from its January 31 meeting in Orlando. Continue reading
It started with an email.
A year ago this week, I began the process of getting a community together on social media and digital journalism. Continue reading
Nature-lover or not, almost every child in America can recognize Smokey the Bear, the iconic ursine emblem of the U.S. Forest Service. You’d be hard-pressed to find someone who hasn’t heard of efforts to recycle paper, or to prevent wildfires. Continue reading
It was announced earlier this week that Lester Holt would permanently take over as anchor and managing editor of NBC Nightly News, months after its former anchor, Brian Williams, was suspended by the network after exaggerating certain information about reporting in Iraq. Continue reading
“And as we all know, Oklahoma has more earthquakes than California,” the seismologist said. But until Michael Corey from the Center for Investigative Reporting attended the American Geophysical Union conference last December, he hadn’t known that. Continue reading
Several years ago, under the leadership of John Ensslin, Sonny Albarado and David Cuillier, an idea was born – well, borrowed actually – to create communities within SPJ. Continue reading
Congratulations to SPJ Member of the Month, Robbie Ward, who was an organizer of the SPJ Google Hangout World Press Freedom event. He blogged at SPJ’s FOIA FYI blog during Sunshine Week. Continue reading
As media coverage continues to intensify of the campaigns for the 2016 presidential election, at the helm is social media, and how that will likely influence coverage. Continue reading
My name is Maggie LaMar and I am the new Communications Coordinator for the Society of Professional Journalists. I am almost finished with my fourth week here and have already learned so much (and sent members many emails). Continue reading