Paul Fletcher, SPJ's national president, gave a workshop at the VPA/SPJ Regional 2 Conference about how to apply sound ethical principles to journalistic decision-making. https://www.flickr.com/photos/vcucns/sets/72157666882030761/show?rb=1
We're excited to announce the full line up of panels and workshops for the Virginia Press Association/Society of Professional Journalists Conference April 8-9 in Short Pump, Va. The following programming is included with the purchase of a ticket through SPJ. You can purchase tickets here. Friday Activities 2-4:30 p.m. Job/Internship Fair featuring representatives from The Daily … Continue reading Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?
As SPJ undertakes the process of revising the Code of Ethics, events this week remind us of the code's importance. As reported by Romenesko, a (student government-funded) student newspaper at the University of California Santa Barbara could have led coverage of the recent shooting spree, but instead the editors cited the code's call to minimize … Continue reading Code of Ethics talk tomorrow night in Richmond
The SPJ Ethics Committee is asking that question and seeking input from members. In the latest Quill (July/August 2013), Kevin Smith, SPJ past president and Ethics Committee chair, notes that it’s been 17 years since the last revision of the Code. The question that no one in SPJ can dodge, he says, is “whether the … Continue reading Does the SPJ Ethics Code need a revision?
By Kristine HadeedBroadcast Journalism Senior, Virginia Commonwealth UniversityApril 14, 2012Brian Eckert, Region 2 director of the Society of Professional Journalists, estimated it was the first visit of its kind in over 30 years.National SPJ president John Ensslin made an appearance as guest speaker at Saturday’s Virginia Pro Chapter meeting, held on the University of Richmond’s … Continue reading SPJ national president speaks at Virginia Pro chapter
Come share lunch with fellow journalists, served with a helping of journalistic ethics! The Virginia Pro chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists will celebrate Ethics Week (April 24-30) with a brown-bag talk by Kevin Smith, the national past president of SPJ and a journalism professor at James Madison University. Kevin will discuss the SPJ … Continue reading Is it time to update the SPJ Code of Ethics?