Cuts at Roanoke Times; Charlottesville weekly ends publication

Following the recent purchase of the newspaper by BH Media, The Roanoke Times has announced layoffs. The paper cut 31 positions, mainly in the "digital, technology and production areas," according to a story today."We are saying goodbye to some great people today and we thank them for their service and wish them well in their … Continue reading Cuts at Roanoke Times; Charlottesville weekly ends publication

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Twitter for Journalists workshop Thursday, Feb. 28

140 characters at a time, journalists are finding sources, uncovering story leads and breaking news. The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro Chapter is offering a free Twitter for Journalists workshop Thursday, Feb. 28 in Richmond. Learn the ins and outs of using Twitter in your day-to-day reporting from Robyn Sidersky, city hall reporter(@fxbgcitybeat) for … Continue reading Twitter for Journalists workshop Thursday, Feb. 28

SPJVA hosts tribute to George Mason, 1st Amendment talk Dec. 16

Left to right, Julie Asher, Paul Fletcher, Caroline Cardwell and Brian Eckert read during a wreath-laying ceremony at the George Mason Memorial Sunday, Dec. 11, 2011. The Society of Professional Journalists, Virginia Pro chapter, will hold its annual tribute to George Mason, founder and the author of the Virginia Declaration of Rights, the model for … Continue reading SPJVA hosts tribute to George Mason, 1st Amendment talk Dec. 16