Monthly Archive: February 2018
As Yogi Berra would say, it’s déjà vu all over again.
A legislature has rushed through a bill curtailing the state’s public records act, waiving rules to minimize public comment and present the governor with a bill that has enough votes to override any veto, and members of the public are as mad as hell. Continue reading
Next Thursday, International Women’s Day is observed – the day where women’s contributions to society, including in journalism, are celebrated. Continue reading
Net Worked | February 25th, 2018 | #alex veeneman, #Business, #Current Events, #dallas morning news, #Gideon Litchfield, #journalism, #Quartz, #reporting, #social media, #storytelling, #Sulome Anderson
Obsessions over beats
It is a piece of guidance which is as established as the institution of journalism itself – as you work your way through school to get a degree, you form a specialism along the way. Continue reading
Journalism and the World | February 21st, 2018 | #Ans Booersma, #Coalition for Women in Journalism, #International Community, #International freelancing, #international journalism community, #SPJ International Community, #Women in Journalism, #Women Matter
Freelance Journalists: Team Up!
I grew up without a tv at home. Instead, I read newspapers and I created scrapbooks full of articles. My interests were broad: royal families, wars, and American elections. Continue reading
At first entry, stepping through the side entrance located in a busy mall located in the Minneapolis Skyway, life appears to come to a screeching halt. Continue reading
I touch the future – I teach.
That slogan has adorned many T-shirts around the country for years. Now, professional journalists have the opportunity to touch the future by signing up as a guest speaker under #Press4Education. Continue reading
The SPJ national board met electronically on Monday to choose a new regional director to serve on the board.
The vacancy was for Region 10, which covers Alaska, Idaho, Montana, Oregon and Washington. Continue reading
Journalism and the World | February 2nd, 2018 | #Middle East
Journalist, Middle East media expert Duffy dies at 46
After the election of officers during the first student Society of Professional Journalists chapter meeting in the Middle East, one of Professor Matt Jones Duffy’s Zayed University students told him she was scared because she had never voted before. Continue reading