This year’s annual Region 10 conference will be on June 18, from 8:30am–3pm at University of Washington, Communications Building 120. Tickets are $15 for SPJ members and $25 for nonmembers. Continue reading
The Committee to Protect Journalists was denied observer status at the United Nations after China and a few other anti-free press governments stepped in.
The CPJ has been trying to get accreditation as an observer in the Economic Social Committee — ECOSOC — Non-governmental consultative body. Continue reading
Guest blogger: Susan Valot
Every once in a while, you may find yourself in a freelance funk.
Maybe your personal life just imploded and work seems secondary. Continue reading
The board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists held an electronic meeting yesterday, May 23, to consider a proposal to reduce the size of the 23-member board by four members. Continue reading
On Monday, the SPJ national board met electronically to discuss a proposal to change the board structure.
Region 3 Director Michael’s Koretzky’s proposal had four parts, including cutting the number of SPJ regions from 12 to 9. Continue reading
Entrants who placed in the 2015 Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest were notified by email this week. Exact placement of contest winners will be announced at the SPJ Western Washington Pro Chapter gala on June 18 at the Hyatt Olive 8. Continue reading
The SPJ board of directors is considering a plan to change the board’s makeup.
The plan has four parts. One is to reduce the number of SPJ regions from 12 to 9. Continue reading
There are various reasons as to why we go into journalism. Continue reading
Originally posted at Journalism, Journalists and the World
If you ever wondered why there is a better selection of tortillas in your local store or why getting good garam masala is suddenly much easier, the Pew Research Group has a quick way to look at immigration and emigration. Continue reading
The New York Times today published an interesting collection of pieces in its Room for Debate series on if Facebook is saving journalism or ruining it. Continue reading
Better late than never…
Here are highlights of the actions and discussions from last month’s SPJ national board meeting in New Orleans:
• The big topic of the day was membership. Continue reading
An SPJ leader who encourages SPJ participation beyond his own state of Florida — Jason Parsley – is SPJ’s Member of the Month for May. Continue reading
It’s been a wild week for Facebook. The social network came under criticism this week for allegedly suppressing content that advocates Conservative policies when it comes to the content that appears on its Trending Topics list. Continue reading
Hi Region 6 SPJ members. We’re on the verge of getting bigger.The SPJ board will vote in a few weeks to add Iowa and Nebraska to our region. Continue reading
Ahem. First lesson I’ve learned form this is that Storify doesn’t appear to have a whitelisted embed protocol for WordPress blogs. So, to read the round-up of tweets from Tuesday’s #SPJDigichat about comments, head here. Continue reading