Author: Brian Ball

Southern Ohio SPJ chapter forming

The Southern Ohio chapter-in-formation of the Society of Professional Journalists officially launched its bid to create a regional organization this week with the activation of the chapter’s Web site, http://www.spj.org/southernohio. Serving counties in southern Ohio and northern counties of Kentucky

Otterbein hosts “citizen journalist’ panel May 4

The 2006 report includes a section on Internet repression documenting concerns the U.S. government has with countries having poor or deteriorating conditions for press freedoms.

Sports and citizenship topic of Glenn panel

A May 2 media panel will discuss the interaction of sports and citizenship. “Sport Journalism in the Public Sphere: What is the Media’s Role in Addressing Sport and Citizenship-Related Issues?” will be moderated by Debra Jasper, director of the Glenn

Glenn School hosts “racial cleansing” author

The Glenn School Policy Forum at Ohio State University will host author Pulitzer Prize-winning journalist Elliott Jaspin to discuss his book, Buried in the Bitter Waters: The Hidden Story of Racial Cleansing in America. The discussion will take place April

“Coingate” Investigation Explored Oct. 21

Three members of the Toledo Blade team investigating coin dealer Tom Noe’s alleged influence peddling at the Statehouse will headline an Ohio Professional Writers fall forum on Oct. 21. The luncheon forum will take place at Snook’s Dream Car Museum

Sept. 7 Main Street Free Press Museum

The Central Ohio Chapter, Society of Professional Journalists Invites You to Our September Program COMING THURSDAY SEPT. 7: Back to the Grass Roots • Tour Central Ohio’s own grass-roots First Amendment center, founded and operated by members of our Chapter

Embedded in Iraq: A Kiplinger fellow’s tale

Darrin Mortenson, a fellow with the Kiplinger Program in Public Affairs Journalism, will discuss his experiences as an embedded reporter during a May 3 lecture set for Page Hall at Ohio State University. Mortensen will speak at 6 p.m. The

Covering God, Elections and Gays

The Central Ohio chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will support the Religion Newswriters Association’s workshop, “Covering God, Elections and Gays,” and other topics the RNA has set for June 16 and 17. The Friday and Saturday sessions will

Glenn Institute hosts Brokaw

The John Glenn Institute at Ohio State University will host former NBC Nightly News anchor Tom Brokaw during a public program on March 8. The lecture at Mershon Auditorium is free but does require registration. Brokaw, who wrote The Greatest

E.J. Dione Presentation on Jan. 25

Sorry for the short notice, but…this might interest you. RSVP today. Jan. 20, for Washington Post columnist E.J. Dione address at Ohio State The Washington Post columnist E.J. Dionne will deliver a free public address at 4:30 p.m. Wednesday (1/25)

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