Monthly Archive: January 2015
Net Worked | January 29th, 2015 | #alex veeneman, #Beth O'Malley, #Bethany Bella, #Brandi Broxson, #elections, #Michelle Sandlin, #Taylor Barker, #Taylor Mirferendeski, #Uncategorized
Introducing the new SPJ Digital executive
Elections for the SPJ Digital and SPJ Freelance communities concluded January 22, and results were announced Monday. Following appointments for positions including Editor, Programming (which was a position available for candidates but no declared candidates were available), the executive is as follows. Continue reading
The 2014 SPJ Northwest Excellence in Journalism Contest has officially launched, honoring work published or produced in 2014 within SPJ’s Region 10 (Alaska, Oregon, Washington, Idaho and Montana). Continue reading
We have just completed our first elections for the SPJ Freelance and Digital Communities. Congratulations to our new leaders!
SPJ Freelance Community
Chair: Anna Pratt Vice Chair: Michelle Donahue Events Coordinator: Amy Ritchart Resources Coordinator: Hazel Becker At-Large: Michael Fitzgerald and Michelle Sandlin
SPJ Digital Community
Chair: Alex Veeneman (incumbent) Facebook Coordinator: Michelle Sandlin Twitter Coordinator: Beth O’Malley LinkedIn Coordinator: Brandi Broxson Google + Coordinator: Brandi Broxson NetWorked Blog Managing Editor: Brandi Broxson
The terms for each of these positions begins Feb. Continue reading
Net Worked | January 23rd, 2015 | #alex veeneman, #carlos restrepo, #Charlie Hebdo, #Committees, #Communities, #Dana Neuts, #future, #Future of Media, #Learning, #organization, #Society of Professional Journalists, #SPJ Digital
What do communities say about SPJ’s future?
In this Net Worked guest post, SPJ national president Dana Neuts looks at the role of the communities, including SPJ Digital, the community where this blog operates, and what these communities mean for the future of SPJ. Continue reading
The Ohio University chapter is ready to take your registration for the Region 4 conference, set for March 20-21 in Athens, Ohio.
The chapter launched its conference Web site this week, with best rates available through March 1 and a higher walk-in rate after that. Continue reading
Net Worked | January 15th, 2015 | #alex veeneman, #Current Events, #Future of Media, #Instagram, #Jeb Bush, #journalism, #NPR, #politics, #social media, #Tamara Keith
Tamara Keith on social political journalism
It was announced last week that Instagram was the fastest growing social network in 2014. Continue reading
By Lauren Whan
Each month, Lauren Whan, Region 7 assistant for campus affairs, will take a look at a university chapter from across the region. Continue reading
The murders of 12 people at the offices of satirical publication Charlie Hebdo in Paris on January 7 is yet another frustrating example of recent violence against journalists and media workers. Continue reading
SPJ’s Volunteer of the Month for January is Alex Veeneman, who serves as acting chair of the SPJ Digital Community as well as the SPJ’s Community Coordinator. Continue reading
Journalism and the World | January 7th, 2015 | #Charlie Hebdo, #Committee to Protect Journalists, #CPJ, #Dana Neuts, #Europe, #France, #Francois Hollande, #Freedom of Speech, #I am Charlie, #Je Suis Charlie, #Jennifer Karchmer, #Paris, #Reporters Sans Frontiers, #reporters without borders, #Uncategorized, #World Press Freedom Issues
Press freedom orgs react to massacre of journalists in Paris
The Society of Professional Journalists International Community joins the worldwide outcry against the murder of 12 journalists in Paris Tuesday.
Masked gunmen entered the offices of the French weekly satirical newspaper Charlie Hebdo the morning of Jan. Continue reading