Journalists need to be experts on their industry. Here is my list of 10 blogs journalists must read. What sites would you add?
Editors and journalists list management and administrative skills as becoming increasingly important in their jobs. Poynter Institute leadership pro, Jill Gesiler, spoke on the topic of “Great Bosses” at the annual Society of Professional Journalists national conference.
First Amendment advocates and media enthusiasts won’t want to miss this weekend’s Society of Professional Journalists conference. SPJ’s Oklahoma Professional Chapter is hosting the regional conference Friday and Saturday in Norman, Okla.
A national journalism organization displayed its hypocrisy last week when it retired an award named after Helen Thomas. The Society of Professional Journalists’ board of directors voted Friday to retire the Helen Thomas Lifetime Achievement Award. Thomas, a White House Press Corp veteran, was the first to receive the honor, which began in 1990. The award […]
Just in case you were wondering, the Society of Professional Journalists supports you, collegiate journalist, and your adviser. The national chapter approved a resolution earlier this week declaring support for the free speech and free press rights of college journalists and their advisers. The resolution’s approval was part of SPJ business conducted at the annual […]
The Oklahoma Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists plans to sponsor up to two student journalists to attend SPJ’s national convention, which is Oct. 3-5 at the Planet Hollywood Resort & Casino in Las Vegas. The convention is an excellent opportunity for students to network with professionals working in the media industry. It […]
A commonwealth attorney’s office sealed 926 images police seized from a student newspaper’s newsroom, according to an April 20 article in the Richmond Times-Dispatch. The images are from James Madison University’s student newspaper, The Breeze. They depict Springfest, an annual party hosted April 10. About 8,000 people attended the party, where a riot broke out. […]