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Students, apply for summer 2017 newsroom fellowships

Virginia SPJ,SDX Educational Foundation
and Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter

$1,500 FELLOWSHIPS SUPPORT
SUMMER NEWSROOM INTERNSHIPS

Two $1,500 cash fellowships that support summer newsroom internships are available to rising juniors or seniors at an accredited Virginia college or university.  316 more words

Updates

A message from Headliners President McKenzie Romero

Dearest journalists,

As we near the end of 2016, it is clear this year has been one of milestones as well as stumbling blocks for journalists around the country and in our state. 154 more words

Daley News: Preserving Disorder in Trump's Washington

By Casey Bukro

Powerful men often have a way with words, although not always in the way we might expect.

Mayor Richard J. Daley of Chicago was famous for malapropisms, often saying the opposite of what he meant. 1,270 more words

Media

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:

Officers
President (one year term) 96 more words

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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

Politics

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

Media & Education

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

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