Monthly Archive: August 2011


Classrooms and Newsrooms: The J-Education Forum | August 17th, 2011 | #, #, #, #
Journalism Education Committee Minutes of 8/16/11

SPJ Journalism Education Committee Meeting Minutes Aug. 16, 2011 Conference call at noon Eastern/9 am Pacific time

Members attending: David Burns, George Daniels. Kym Fox, Mac McKerral, June Nicholson, Renee Patrina, Jeff South, Nerissa Young, Eileen Solomon, Amber Rossner, Bill Oats, Neil Ralston, Becky Tallent. Continue reading


Classrooms and Newsrooms: The J-Education Forum | August 16th, 2011 | #, #, #, #, #
SPJ Campus Affairs Representatives Make Visit to Webster University

Larry Baden, Mary Cox, Eileen Solomon pose with SPJ V.P. For Campus Affairs Neil Ralston after their meeting Thursday at Webster University.

ST LOUIS– While in town for the Association for Education in Journalism and Mass Communication Annual Conference, SPJ Vice President for Campus Affairs Neil Ralston and George Daniels, campus adviser at-large visited Webster University. Continue reading


Classrooms and Newsrooms: The J-Education Forum | August 16th, 2011 | #, #, #
SPJ Executive Director Meets Campus Advisers For Breakfast in St. Louis

SPJ Executive Director Joe Skeel addresses those attending the Advisers Breakfast at the AEJMC Conference in St. Louis Friday.

ST LOUIS– More than two dozen SPJ campus advisers and journalism department heads met SPJ Executive Director Joe Skeel for breakfast here at the AEJMC Annual Convention Friday. Continue reading


Bylines and Deadlines | August 9th, 2011 | #, #, #, #, #
Press Club of Long Island To Hold Police and Press Forum

The Press Club of Long Island will be holding a special meeting on Thursday focusing on the relationship between police and the press.

Journalist Phil Datz will be showing the widely viewed video of his arrest as well as video of previous confrontations with police at crime scenes. Continue reading


The Campus Copy | August 9th, 2011 | #
Excellence in Journalism 2011

As a long-time student member of the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) and the Radio Television Digital News Association (RTDNA), nothing excites me more than a joint convention between two of the largest journalism organizations. Continue reading


The Campus Copy | August 8th, 2011 | #
20 Toolkits for Journalists

Got some extra time to learn a new skill or two during your remaining few weeks of summer vacation? You’re in luck!

We’ve compiled a list of twenty of the best online resources for journalists.  Continue reading


Bylines and Deadlines | August 3rd, 2011 | #, #, #, #
Swift Action By Long Island SPJ Chapter Yields Results

By spotlighting the unjustified arrest of a cameraman by the Suffolk County Police Department,  The Press Club of Long Island was able to convince the law enforcement agency to admit its mistake this week. Continue reading


Bylines and Deadlines | August 1st, 2011 | #, #, #, #, #
Press Club of Long Island Takes A Stand For Unjustly Charged Journalist

The Press Club of Long Island, the local chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the nation’s largest journalism organization, is calling on the Suffolk County Police Department to drop all charges against freelance video journalist Phil Datz, who was arrested for filming police response to a car chase on July 29. Continue reading