News as we know it is changing, shifting — and hopefully — becoming even more robust. From social media to the Apple Watch, the means by which we receive our news is also constantly changing. Continue reading
The lesson at the end of the exercise is that the definition varies from person to person. Continue reading
The Fulbright Scholar Program has a great component called the Outreach Lecturing Fund. Universities that would like to host a visiting Fulbright Scholar (who is already studying in the U.S.) can identify a scholar, apply to the program, and invite him or her to campus. Continue reading
The Society’s Ethics Week is focusing on minimizing harm, which is a key tenet of the Code of Ethics.
The Society’s Code of Ethics is composed of four key tenets and almost three dozen underlying principles. Continue reading
Brian Williams has not had an easy year. Continue reading
Greetings Region 1 SPJ members. It’s been an exciting time for our region, for reasons big and small ….
First, we held a successful regional conference at Hofstra University. Continue reading
Tomorrow night ABC’s Diane Sawyer will interview Olympic gold medalist Bruce Jenner. Many media outlets are speculating that Jenner will discuss being transgender. To help the media understand how to fairly and accurately report on transgender issues, the National Lesbian & Gay Journalists Association (NLGJA) has issued a statement including guidelines and a link to their style guide and resources. Continue reading
This past weekend was our regional conference and the national board meeting. Most of you headed to San Francisco for a super weekend of programs and networking and that amazing San Francisco food. Continue reading
The SPJ spring board meeting was this past Sat., April 18 in Indianapolis. Each meeting is streamed live, but in case you missed it or don’t want to sit through the 6+ hour recording, here are the highlights:The board approved the Fiscal Year 2016 budget. Continue reading
People who tuned into CBS’s 60 Minutes on Sunday night watched “the most disturbing footage in its 47-year history,” according to the network.
The footage was part of a segment presented by Scott Pelley, the anchor and managing editor of CBS Evening News. Continue reading
SPJ’s Member of the Month for April is Robyn Sidersky, a reporter and digital content producer for The Free Lance-Star, in Fredericksburg, Va., where she has worked for the past four years. Continue reading
Middlebrooks has co-anchored CBS Radio/WBBM Newsradio morning drive news since October 1984. Continue reading
I am very pleased to announce the 2014 Mark of Excellence Award winners from Region 11. The complete list of honorees is below.
Each year, the MOE Awards honor the best of collegiate journalism around the country and in Region 11, from Arizona, California, Nevada and Hawaii. Continue reading
Items in the packet for Saturday’s SPJ national board meeting include (watch from home via livestream starting at 9 a.m.; the pages note where to find the item in the packet):
1 – There will be five Ted Scripps Leadership Institute sessions in SPJ’s next fiscal year (p. Continue reading
On April 7, Rahm Emanuel was re-elected as the Mayor of Chicago in the first runoff for the office in the history of the city. Continue reading