Monthly Archive: June 2012
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 | #accuracy, #breaking news, #CNN, #Future of Journalism, #health care, #journalism, #journalism industry, #Journalism Trends, #Media Industry, #news coverage, #SCOTUS, #social media, #Society of Professional Journalists, #Twitter
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
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
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
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