SPJ Panel Explores Chicago’s Music Scene

More than 40 students and members of the Chicago music community gathered at DePaul University’s College of Communication on May 19 to explore the ethical issues, impact of technology and the future of covering Chicago’s music scene. The event was live-tweeted using the hashtag #SPJchat. Go to the Twitter page to scroll through tweets from […]

SPJ DePaul Student Executive Board Officers

Congratulations to our new student executive board for SPJ DePaul. Our leaders will serve from the Spring 2011 to the Spring 2012 quarters! President-Meredith Gonsalves Vice President-Lauren Camplin Secretary-Tabitha Hurley Treasurer-Ewa Lyczewska Event-Program Coordinator-Katie Karpowicz Membership Coordinator-Nick Tarantino Publicity Coordinator-Ali Trumbull

NY Times Reporter Jeff Zeleny Stresses Ethics When Covering Campaigns

New York Times Political Reporter Jeff Zeleny told SPJ DePaul students on March 30 that covering political campaigns can be a fun, challenging job, but reporters must leave their own political views out of the picture. Zeleny, who will be covering his fourth presidential election in 2012, told students he doesn’t consider himself a Republican […]

SPJ Super Regional Presentation: iPad2 for Journalists

Here’s the link to a .PDF of SPJ DePaul Adviser Mike Reilley’s iPad2 for Journalists presentation from the SPJ Super Regional on April 2. As a supplement, here are highlights from an #SPJchat we had on the iPad2 recently. It was great meeting all of you and by all means visit The Journalist’s Toolbox and […]

SPJ DePaul Who’s News Diversity Event

SPJ DePaul partnered with three other university student organizations to host a panel discussion entitled “Who’s News? Achieving Diversity in Media Coverage and the Newsroom” on Feb. 17. The forum, which moderated by Karen Kring of the Association for Women Journalists Chicago, involved six panelists and drew a crowd of more than 40 people. The Korean Student […]

SPJ Chat Schedule and How to Participate

Thursday, Oct. 6: Reporting techniques with Wall Street Journal reporter Amy Merrick (@amyjmerrick) Storify archive of the chat Next #spjchat coming in late October! Storify case study on how #SPJchat archives its chats. SPJ Blog Talk Radio discussion on how #SPJchat works. Storify blog post about #SPJchat with Burt Herman. Article by @dailynewstwist on #SPJchat. […]