It’s overdue for SPJVA to clarify its relationship to George Mason. We abhor his role as an enslaver and his failure to live up to the ideals that he espoused. But we appreciate and celebrate his words defending a free press.
Category Archives: ethics
Statement about editorial writer’s conflict of interest
SPJVA expresses deep concerns over a report that a newspaper columnist received payments from Dominion Energy while writing unsigned editorials praising the electric utility and natural gas company.
Trailblazer Dorothy Gilliam on her career and the future of journalism
When Dorothy Butler Gilliam was hired as the first Black woman reporter at The Washington Post in 1961, she was driven by the words of Martin Luther King Jr., when he said “Go and make a difference.”
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.
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 DailyContinue reading “Who’s speaking at the SPJ/VPA Conference?”