Monthly Archive: February 2012
The president of the Society of Professional Journalists, John Ensslin, has expressed his sorrow over the recent journalist deaths in Syria.
He did so on his SPJ blog, Freedom of the Prez, to which the International Journalism Committee is pleased to provide this link. Continue reading
David Carr of The New York Times has taken an interesting look at what happens when journalists are the ones targeted in a war zone.
“The last thing wanted by lawless regimes who govern through might is transparency and the free flow of information,” he wrote in Thursday’s (2/23) Media Decoder column. Continue reading
Two journalists were killed Feb. 22 when Syrian forces shelled the city of Homs.
Marie Colvin was an American war correspondent, and Remi Ochlik was a French photojournalist. Continue reading
Tune in on Wednesday, Feb. 29 at 1 p.m. Eastern when the next broadcast of Studio SPJ will feature a talk with the author of a new book on the assassination of Oakland journalist Chauncey Bailey. Continue reading
Registration is now open for “Best of the West: 2012 SPJ Spring Conference,” set for March 30-31 at the Hilton Universal City in Los Angeles.
Visit the conference website at http://spjla-bestofthewest.org/ to register for the conference and Mark of Excellence luncheon, and to book a hotel room at the Hilton Universal. Continue reading