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Want to be on the SPJVA Board of Directors?

The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists seeks nominees for the following open positions on its board of directors:

President (one year term) 96 more words


A Friendly Evening With the Last of the Media

Several of the last remaining members of the local news media got together Monday night at a friend’s nearby house, and as you might expect it was a rather glum affair. 1,489 more words


We are Guaranteed a Free Press, not a Fair One

There’s a picture circulating on media channels that shows a man wearing a T-shirt stating “Rope. Tree. Journalist. Some Assembly Required.” The picture was taken at a political rally in Minnesota on Sunday. 497 more words

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SPJ hosts Open Mic Night

By: Jen Campisi / Herald Contributor

On Monday, October 17, RWU’s chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, along with the Musicians’ Guild, hosted the first Open Mic Night in accordance with Free Speech Week, celebrating our First Amendment rights. 600 more words


Times Public Editor Blasts Sneak Interview

By Casey Bukro

Ambush interviews usually are not the way journalists conduct business. Seasoned professionals identify themselves as journalists and tell sources they intend to quote them, or ask permission to quote them. 1,062 more words


Examining and Supporting Scholastic Journalism

I recently wrapped up two years of service as chair of the Society of Professional Journalists Journalism Education Committee. It was a privilege serving two SPJ presidents (thank you… 290 more words

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Society of Professional Journalists award

This news is coming a little late, but I guess late is better than never.

Earlier this summer, I won a Society of Professional Journalists award for a Salt Lake magazine piece I did last year. 75 more words

Billy Yang