The Society of Professional Journalists urges Ohio lawmakers to vote “no” to House Bill 663, the so-called Secret Executions Bill. SPJ joins its Region 4 leaders and the Ohio Newspaper Association in denouncing the bill.
Board member Phil Rudell represented the chapter at the SPJ national convention in Anaheim, Calif., last month. Here’s the report he filed with the board at its Sept. 9 meeting.
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Board member Phil Rudell represented the chapter at the national convention in New Orleans and submitted this report to the board explaining his votes: Our chapter was awarded 2 delegate votes. I voted for the candidacies of Taylor Mirfendereski of…
PORTSMOUTH, OHIO — Journalists don’t buy the mantra that no news is good news. This fall, the nationally recognized organization, Society of Professional Journalists, comes to southern Ohio with the creation of the SPJ Southern Ohio Chapter (SPJ/SO). Spearheaded by…
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…
The Central Ohio chapter of SPJ has been named one of 10 chapters honored today with Circle of Excellence Awards by the national organization. In the category of professional development, the Central Ohio Pro Chapter was honored with the award…
In the wake of stirring controversies surrounding the media’s use of confidential sources, SPJ would like to hear what’s on your mind. Are confidential sources vital to your reporting? Does the public have a right to know who your sources…
Using a grass-roots campaign of meeting delegates face-to-face, a poker-chip size promotional sticker, and a flyer touting his past experience, Bruce Cadwallader of The Columbus Dispatch won the election for national secretary-treasurer at the SPJ National Convention in Las Vegas.