Monthly Archive: November 2011


Stay Tuned: Scenes From Studio SPJ | November 22nd, 2011 | #, #, #, #
Discussing the Occupy arrests of journalists

It’s been disturbing to watch journalists around the country arrested for simply doing their jobs covering Occupy protests. From New York to California, Occupy protesters have been making headlines and, unfortunately, so have the journalists covering the events. Continue reading


Stay Tuned: Scenes From Studio SPJ | November 15th, 2011 | #, #, #, #, #, #
Studio SPJ: National Practitioners Data Bank

Back in September, the Health Resources and Services Administration removed the Public Use File of the National Practitioners Data Bank. The file was a resource for journalists and the public to gain information about medical practitioners, including doctors. Continue reading


Code Words | November 8th, 2011 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
In Herman Cain story, being flip about journalism ethics is not an appropriate response

 

By Kevin Z. Smith

When presidential candidate Herman Cain decided to challenge the press coverage of the sexual harassment charges surrounding his campaign, he reached for an interesting source of support: the Society of Professional Journalists Code of Ethics. Continue reading


Code Words | November 7th, 2011 | #, #, #, #, #
Maybe Cain’s “Code of Conduct,” But Not Ours

We appreciate the efforts of the Herman Cain PAC to publicize the standards and practices contained in the Society of Professional Journalists (SPJ) Code of Ethics. Continue reading