Monthly Archive: June 2013

Rocky Mountain SPJ | June 22nd, 2013 | #
UTEP hosting workshop on immigration reporting

From our friends at the Rio Grande chapter:

The University of Texas-El Paso will host an institute for reporting on immigration in late September.

Borderzine, Reporting Across Fronteras, invites professional and independent journalists in the United States to apply to its first McCormick Specialized Reporting Institute on Immigration Reform. Continue reading

Rocky Mountain SPJ | June 15th, 2013 | #
Durango, Colorado, wants to outlaw photography of public records

A great way to cut down on the cost of obtaining public records is to make your own copy.

In the past, that would have meant bringing in your own portable photocopier or one of those 110 spy cameras like they show in old movies on late-night TV. Continue reading

Rocky Mountain SPJ | June 15th, 2013 | #
2013 Top of the Rockies Winners

The Top of the Rockies contest, our unofficial regional contest, were recently announced. Congratulations to those who entered.

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Third Place: Chad Collins and Molly Armbrister, “Inside the Max,” Northern Colorado Business Report

Second Place: Mike Reid, “Market Snapshot,” Colorado Springs Business Journal

First Place: Mike Reid, “Memorial: the constant topic and blockbuster deal that shaped 2012,” Colorado Springs Business Journal


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Third Place: Robert L. Continue reading