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 Day 3: Investigative Journalism and Podcasts

We’re sharing highlights from the Excellence in Journalism national conference. Follow @spjonadepaul on Twitter for more journalism news and tips! By Lacey Latch On the final day of EIJ 2018, investigative journalists convened to discussed the fairly recent transition of in-depth reporting in “Through Earbuds: Investigative Journalism and Podcasts.” Led by Nicole Vap, the director of Investigative […]

EIJ Day 2: Bad News Writing

We’re sharing highlights from the Excellence in Journalism national conference. Follow @spjonadepaul on Twitter for more journalism news and tips! By Erica Carbajal On day two in Baltimore for EIJ 2018, the “Bad News Writing: The no good, the bad and the ugly” session led by radio journalist Christopher Cruise served as a good reminder […]

Diversity in War Reporting Panel Recap

An audience of more than 30 students and journalism professionals joined SPJ/ONA DePaul and an expert panel for a discussion on war reporting last Wednesday evening. Panelists fielded questions from SPJ/ONA DePaul’s executive board as well as questions from the audience. Chris Bury, DePaul’s senior journalist in residence and award-winning broadcast journalist, moderated the event. Panelists […]