Monthly Archive: October 2014
What’s the opposite of a restraining order? And can I get one against Tom Owens?
Owens is the county commission candidate in rural Georgia who got a restraining order against a freelance journalist. Continue reading
SPJ Works | October 17th, 2014 | #Uncategorized
Sept/Oct: Journo Job & Internship Openings for All!
[View the story “Journo Jobs for All” on Storify] Continue reading
Tom Owens and I agreed on one thing he told me last night. After that, not much else.
“I’m not against a free press,” he said during our 15-minute call. Continue reading
This Vietnam veteran is afraid. Of a reporter. Next week, we’re really gonna scare the crap out of him.
Tom Owens is running for an empty commission seat in DeKalb County, which is next door to Atlanta. Continue reading
SPJ Works | October 9th, 2014 | ##youngjournojobs, ##youngjournojobs twitter chat, #Journalism job finding, #journalism Q & A, #Kenna Griffin, #Media Industry, #Student Journalists, #Student Press, #Taylor Carlier, #Uncategorized, #young journalists
For Young Journos: How to ‘not fail at journalism’ job finding
Finding a job as a new journalist isn’t easy. You may have to give up your money dreams, location dreams, beat dreams, news medium dreams — basically you might have to give up on all of your dreams, except for the being a journalist one. Continue reading
In advance of Election Day, Jacob Fenton from the Sunlight Foundation is holding a training for anyone who is interested in following the midterm money trail (regardless of technical expertise) using Sunlight’s Real-Time Federal Campaign Finance tracker on Oct. Continue reading
SPJ hosted a #youngjournojobs Twitter chat for college and post grad journos in need of job advice on Tuesday. Participation was high and conversation was lively. Continue reading