Monthly Archive: March 2018

FOI FYI | March 9th, 2018 | #
Whistleblowers and journalism are essential for democracy

SPJ FOI Chair gives a preview of “The Whistleblower Project: A collaboration between the Society of Professional Journalists and the Government Accountability Project”

Ever since the Trump administration took office last year, reporters from The New York Times, The Washington Post, Politico and many other news organizations have been reporting on the inner workings of the federal government. Continue reading

The Independent Journalist | March 7th, 2018 | #
Will Ebony settlement be ‘start of something big’ for freelancers?

Hazel Becker is resources coordinator for the SPJ Freelance Community.

The news that 45 freelance journalists will receive their fees for unpaid work published by Ebony magazine is more than welcome – it’s cheer-worthy! Continue reading

Code Words | March 6th, 2018 | #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #, #
On-Air Interviews – A Complex Equation

Erin Burnett interviewing Sam Nunberg on March 6.

Journalists must know when to move discussions off air.

Sam Nunberg, a former Trump campaign aide, granted many interviews to journalists Monday that produced several accusations and conflicting statements. Continue reading

The Leading Edge | March 1st, 2018 | #
Annual Reports are just around the corner!

It’s that time of year again, enjoying the sunshine and preparing for Annual Reports!

This is an early notice that your report will be due May 30, 2018, and cover the period from May 1, 2017, to April 30, 2018. Continue reading