Monthly Archive: April 2016
Code Words | April 29th, 2016 | #digital journalism, #editing, #Ethics Week, #journalism, #Journalism ethics, #New York Times, #Online Journalism, #Photo manipulation, #Syracuse, #University of Wisconsin, #virtual reality, #VR
Ethics Week: A New Reality
Code Words | April 27th, 2016 | #Arizona State University, #ASU, #brady campaign, #Crimes, #Ethics Week, #Florida, #gunmen, #journalism, #Journalism ethics, #Mass Shootings, #Minimize Harm, #no notoriety, #research, #SPJ Code of Ethics
Ignoring a Problem Doesn’t Make It Go Away
A growing list of organizations say journalists should omit the names and images of gunmen in an effort to prevent future mass shootings.
The Brady Campaign, which works to prevent gun violence, launched on Wednesday the “Zero Minutes of Fame” tool for Google’s Chrome internet browser. Continue reading
Code Words | April 27th, 2016 | #Ethics Week, #SPJ Code of Ethics
Ethics Week: Classic Ethics Still Important to Today’s Freelancers
I’ve been a full-time freelancer since 2005, and while I primarily write magazine features, I regularly encounter situations in which the SPJ Code of Ethics has been immensely helpful. Continue reading
The Online News Association announced April 1 that it was introducing an ethics code for newsgathering practices on social media.
The ONA Social Newsgathering Ethics Code – whose founding supporters included CNN, Agence France-Presse, The Guardian and Storyful – was designed to give guidance on social newsgathering practices, from rights and verifying information, to the safety of sources and journalists themselves. Continue reading
Every few years brings a surprising number of new technologies to newsrooms around the world. News organizations are now investing heavily into virtual reality, automated reporting systems and new partnerships with social media platforms. Continue reading
A cross-platform journalist who reports on the film industry, Islam, the Middle East and all matters pertaining to Southern California and still finds time to co-chair SPJ’s International Community is SPJ’s Member of the Month for April — Elle Toussi. Continue reading
Net Worked | April 18th, 2016 | #alex veeneman, #ethics, #Ethics code, #practices, #principles, #social media, #Society of Professional Journalists, #Twitter
The SPJ Ethics Code applies to Twitter too
Next week is Ethics Week here at SPJ, a time to celebrate the Code of Ethics, and to examine and consider its four principle values in journalism — to seek truth and report it, minimize harm, be accountable and transparent, and act independent. Continue reading
Written by Jennifer Royer, SPJ Communications Strategist
Hilde Kate Lysiak has accomplished a lot in her short journalism career.
The 9-year-old is editor and publisher of the Orange Street News in her hometown of Selinsgrove, Pa. Continue reading
Journalism and the World | April 16th, 2016 | #Asia, #Censorship, #China, #China Digital Times, #Development, #Economics, #Global connections, #International Coverage
Why economic growth needs free media
This posting first appeared in Journalism, Journalists and the World.
Despite all the complaints about how poorly “the media” covered the Wall Street shenanigans that led to the 2008 Great Recession, people still turn to the unfettered and independent media outlets for news about stocks, bonds and the general state of the economy. Continue reading
New data released Wednesday suggested some interesting conclusions about Twitter. Continue reading
Greetings! SPJ HQ announced the results of the Mark of Excellence awards for Region 10. See the release below for winners and more information.
INDIANAPOLIS — The Society of Professional Journalistsgladly recognizes the 2015 Mark of Excellence Awards winners from Region 10. Continue reading
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SiteGround provides superior WordPress hosting focused on speed, security and customer service. Continue reading
Net Worked | April 8th, 2016 | #alex veeneman, #Blogging, #Education, #experience, #Kettle Magazine, #reflection, #Society of Professional Journalists, #student media, #Student Publication Association, #United Kingdom
One experience can change everything
This weekend, in Loughborough in the English Midlands, a few of my colleagues and their peers are getting together for the Student Publication Association‘s annual conference. Continue reading