SPJ Netflix Party: “Zodiac” on Thursday, Sept. 24, 7 p.m.

SPJ is hosting its first journalism Netflix Party of the school year this Thursday, Sept. 24, at 7 p.m. We’ll watch the movie “Zodiac” together and chat online during the film. If you’re interested, email VP Quinn White at qwhite2@mail.depaul.edu. He’ll start the movie and send out a link to join to everyone on the email list (the …

Event recap: Diversity, Objectivity and Representation in the Newsroom

While criticism of the objective standard isn’t new, it has been given new life this year, despite the rejection of the changing climate by older journalists.

SPJ is recruiting board members for 2020-21!

Officer Election and Service New officers will take over in the spring quarter. This model allows for the new leadership to get situated before fall quarter begins. Undergraduate seniors and second-year graduate students with one quarter remaining in the fall are ineligible. You must be enrolled as a full-time DePaul student and be a member …

Event Recap: Facebook For Journalists

On Tuesday, October 29th, the SPJ DePaul chapter hosted a seminar titled “Facebook for Journalists.” Led by Chicago Tribune journalist Ben Meyerson, the seminar revolved around ways in which journalists can use Facebook to leverage their career and writing exposure. The seminar highlighted the diverse functionality of Facebook and how those functions can be used …

Event recap- “More Speech: A Conversation about the First Amendment”

Last Tuesday, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) held an event panel on the First Amendment, in conjunction with the American Library Association and Illinois library Association. The discussion took place at Harold Washington Library. While topics varied, the conversation always circled back to one thing: balance. What constitutes obscenity? What are …

EIJ 2019: Covering the Trump Administration

How to cover the Trump Administration was the elephant in the room at this year’s conference, and it was being prodded at various angles by what seemed like every journalist there. How do we, as journalists, hold elected officials accountable? How do we do that without giving credibility to proven lies? How do we report …