Monthly Archive: May 2016


The Independent Journalist | May 26th, 2016 | #
Seven Ways to Fight the Freelance Funk

Guest blogger: Susan Valot 

Every once in a while, you may find yourself in a freelance funk.

Maybe your personal life just imploded and work seems secondary. Continue reading


Freedom of the Prez | May 24th, 2016 | #
SPJ board reduction proposal rejected

The board of directors of the Society of Professional Journalists held an electronic meeting yesterday, May 23, to consider a proposal to reduce the size of the 23-member board by four members. Continue reading


The Mid-Atlantic Muckraker | May 24th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
Board votes 13-3 against new boundaries, contraction

On Monday, the SPJ national board met electronically to discuss a proposal to change the board structure.

Region 3 Director Michael’s Koretzky’s proposal had four parts, including cutting the number of SPJ regions from 12 to 9. Continue reading


The Mid-Atlantic Muckraker | May 21st, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
On revamping the SPJ board

The SPJ board of directors is considering a plan to change the board’s makeup.

The plan has four parts. One is to reduce the number of SPJ regions from 12 to 9. Continue reading


The Mid-Atlantic Muckraker | May 17th, 2016 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
From the spring SPJ board meeting

Better late than never…

Here are highlights of the actions and discussions from last month’s SPJ national board meeting in New Orleans:

Membership

• The big topic of the day was membership. Continue reading


Write Rite | May 12th, 2016 | #
Welcome Iowa & Nebraska?

Hi Region 6 SPJ members. We’re on the verge of getting bigger.The SPJ board will vote in a few weeks to add Iowa and Nebraska to our region. Continue reading