SPJVPA16: Ethics advice from SPJ’s president

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

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Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?

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?

Code of Ethics talk tomorrow night in Richmond

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

SPJ national president speaks at Virginia Pro chapter

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

Is it time to update the SPJ Code of Ethics?

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?