If you’re a college student, whether you’re a freshman or just graduating, this is possibly the strangest time to be in school. There’s a global pandemic going on, an economic downturn of astounding proportions, and uncertainty overwhelming many aspects of life. If you’re a journalism student, we salute you. And we want to do whatever we can to assist you. […]
These are strange times indeed. Just a few weeks ago only one death from COVID-19 had been reported. Now we live under the pall of uncertainty, fear and sadness the pandemic has caused. In six weeks we have gone from one death to 39,000. Six weeks ago there were six reported cases. Today the daily cases are measured in tens […]
We have a winner! Sara Santana, a junior at Wisdom High School in Houston, has won our Sunshine Week essay contest. Her essay, titled “The Contribution of Freedom of the Press,” explored issues addressed by Sunshine Week, a nationwide celebration of freedom of information and freedom of the press. Sara won a $50 cash prize plus a commendation letter and announcement of her […]
Just to show you how much we love you, SPJ is offering a 33% discount on new memberships during the month of February. If you’re not a member, join now!
The coronavirus pandemic has brought our scheduled programming to a halt, but we have transitioned into virtual events. Next up is our second Virtual Coffee Break for Journalists, an opportunity to share the emotional and practical aspects of coping in this uncertain atmosphere. Please join us for some support, camaraderie, and the chance to meet colleagues and make friends. Register […]