Video of the June 22 discussion about the critical role of local journalism to a democracy.
Video of the June 8 discussion about the critical role of local journalism to a democracy.
The board of the SPJ Virginia Pro chapter condemns the actions of Liberty University in seeking arrest warrants for journalists involved in covering the partial reopening of Liberty’s campus in Lynchburg, Va., amid the coronavirus pandemic. Attempts to charge Julia Rendleman, a freelance photographer for The New York Times, and Alec MacGillis, a ProPublica reporter,Continue reading “SPJVA board condemns actions of Liberty University in seeking arrest warrants for journalists”
The Virginia Senate this week has decided to move the public’s business farther from the public. The Virginia Pro Chapter of the Society of Professional Journalists, the Virginia Press Association, and the Virginia Coalition for Open Government are disappointed by Senate Majority Leader Thomas K. Norment’s action to refuse to allow journalists onto the SenateContinue reading “SPJ Virginia Pro Chapter joins groups in calling for reversal of Senate rule restricting journalists”
Ian Graham, a photojournalist with RVA Magazine, was arrested and charged with trespassing in the early morning hours of Nov. 1, as he attempted to gather news at the Occupy Richmond site at Kanawha Plaza in downtown Richmond. His account of the evening, which he acknowledged had to be curtailed since he was facing charges,Continue reading “Journalist’s arrest at Occupy Richmond”