Monthly Archive: June 2012


The X Factor | June 29th, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #, #
Studio SPJ: Talking with SDX Winner Sarah Stuteville

Mon., July 2 at 1 p.m. PST

Join Studio SPJ producer Holly Fisher as she talks with Sarah Stuteville, of The Common Language Project and a member of the Western Washington Pro chapter, who won a Sigma Delta Chi Award in magazine writing for “The Return: One Marine’s story of a mission accomplished, but not really over,” which was published in Pacific Northwest Magazine. Continue reading


SPJ Works | June 28th, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
Messy SCOTUS coverage is damaging for media

Today, I am disappointed in journalism.

Not everyone botched the announcement of the Supreme Court’s Affordable Care Act ruling, but plenty of trusted media outlets did a disservice to their audiences by prioritizing speed instead of accuracy. Continue reading


The X Factor | June 26th, 2012 | #, #, #, #, #
FOI workshop comes to Bellingham (Wash.) June 29

FREE Freedom of Information Act (FOIA) workshop open to the public, journalists, students, professors — everyone, this Friday, June 29 at Western Washington University.

SPJ member David Cuillier leads this FOIA workshop at WWU, Academic West Building, Room 204, from 12:30p-5p. Continue reading


Journalism and the World | June 23rd, 2012 | #
Texas photojournalist missing in Mexico

SPJ’s International Journalism Committee has recently learned of the disappearance of photojournalist Zane Plemmons.

According to the Knight Center’s Journalism in the Americas blog, Plemmons is a freelance photographer who was working for the Mexican newspaper El Debate when he disappeared in Nuevo Laredo a month ago. Continue reading


Rocky Mountain SPJ | June 21st, 2012 | #
Region 9 Virtual Town Hall Meeting

SPJ National President John Ensslin and I will be doing a regional town hall meeting at noon Saturday, June 23. We’ll talk about issues facing our region and my plans to seek another term as regional director. Continue reading